Entry Level Fabricator - 1st and 2nd Shift

Location: Vancouver, WA

Department: Mold Fabrication

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry 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.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Grinding
  • Entry level welding
  • Produce parts from blueprints
  • Committed to cost reduction and Continuous Improvement
  • Able to operate overhead cranes
  • Basic computer skills
  • Safe operation of oxy-fuel torches
  • Able to operate both air and electric hand tools safely

General Traits:

  • Good eye/hand coordination
  • Able to read basic blueprints
  • Able to read measuring tools
  • Able to operate overhead cranes
  • Motivated with get it done right the first time mind set
  • Willingness to work extended hours to meet company needs
  • Able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Good communication skills


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Enrollment in college level welding program, or recent graduate

Columbia Machine offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, short and long term disability, 401(k), incentive compensation, paid holidays, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement.

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

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