Fabricator - 2nd Shift

Location: Vancouver, WA

Department: Fabrication

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Over the past 80 years Columbia Machine, Inc. has become one of the world's leading manufacturers of concrete products equipment and palletizing solutions, serving customers in over 100 countries. Located just across the river in Vancouver, WA right off of I-5 and just 10 minutes from downtown Portland, Columbia Machine is one of Vancouver's largest employers. A family owned business since 1937, Columbia Machine offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision. If you are looking for a company that values its employees then log on to http://www.columbiamachine.com/ for more information.


  • Fitting and welding small intricate and complex structures from blueprints
  • Maintain dimensional accuracy of work and quality standards
  • Produce parts from blueprints
  • Committed to cost reduction and Continuous Improvement
  • Working to production schedule/due dates
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly work area, 5S
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement processes and Lean thinking


  • Complete knowledge of all phases of welding and fabrication related skills
  • Able to hold +/- 1/32” shop tolerances
  • Ability to stoop and kneel for long periods
  • High degree of fit/finishing skills
  • Motivated with a “get it done right the first time” mind set
  • Safety minded
  • Good shop math skills


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 2-5 years Fabrication experience
  • Pulse arc and robotic welding experience a plus on material thickness 1/2" and under

Columbia Machine offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), incentive compensation, paid holidays, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. Columbia Machine participates in E-Verify.

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