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Fabricator/Machinist (2nd)

Manufacturing and Production



Williamsburg, Virginia, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ARS division is currently seeking a Fabricator/Machinist (2nd). The hourly rate for this position is $21.00 plus $1 shift differential per hour. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. Hours 2PM - 10:30PM

Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the outstanding benefits we offer:

  • Health benefits and vacation time - available to use on day one of your employment!
  • 10 Paid holidays
  • Paid Bi-Weekly
  • Career progression opportunities to cross-train in different departments and increase compensation.
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more!

What you’ll do:

The Fabricator will work as part of a manufacturing team to ensure daily goals and objectives are achieved in the fabrication department. This individual will be responsible for set-up, operation, change over, and general maintenance of machinery in the steel shop including Press Brakes and Lasers, and is responsible for the lay-out, assembly, and proper forming of material per blueprints & specifications.

In this function you will:

  • Operate equipment according to safe work practices and adhere to all required personal protective equipment.
  • Read job instructions and/or blueprints to cut / form required products.
  • Perform set-ups, minor troubleshooting, and routine preventative maintenance when required.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment including monitoring oil and coolant levels of the machine.
  • Assemble components of standard and engineered to order products using hand tools, torque drivers, pneumatic tools and move product from previous operation to next operation.
  • Perform adjustments to machine, tooling, and wheels to keep product within specified tolerances per job instructions.
  • Complete production documentation (first piece approvals, routing tags, scrap tickets, etc.) and use specified gages to ensure proper product tolerances.
  • Maintain high levels of quality and continually seek methods of improvement for all functions of the position.
  • Practice good housekeeping to keep assigned work-area clean, organized, and orderly.
  • Perform other duties as required including flexing to other departments



  • Minimum one year work experience in a manufacturing/warehouse/distribution environment
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the facility will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous fabrication experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience operating a Press Brakes, Lasers, or CNC Machines

Position Criteria:

  • Overtime is very active at this facility. Must be able to work OT hours of 5AM - 2:30PM
  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand wiring schematics, blueprints, and drawings
  • Able to move material as needed using material handling carts (push/pull 50lbs)
  • Able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs
  • Team player and able to collaborate with others to effectively complete work assignments per customer orders
  • Willingness to participate in training opportunities


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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.