Welder Fabricator - $80K

Onex Inc  

(Construction and Skilled Trades)

 • Erie, PA USA

Job Details



Onex seeks a Welder Fabricator for work mainly done at our customers locations. As a Welder Fabricator, you will work on projects as big as an industrial forge furnace or as small as air and gas piping, but your job is essentially the same; designing, cutting and shaping metal. A Welder Fabricator may be involved in the creation of new structures or repairing existing ones. Welder Fabricators are generally part of a team of other skilled workers, however, their duties are often performed with minimal supervision so Welder Fabricators must be comfortable working independently in a factory setting.

Compensation: Base Pay $23/hr-$27/hr + Overtime Pay + Per Diem Pay + Travel Mileage = Annual Take Home Pay Average $80K+

Glassdoor Review: 4.2



  • Promote and engage in a safe work environment
  • Report safety incidents
  • Display good housekeeping in work areas
  • Ensure adherence to OSHA and Onex safety policies

 Work Tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints and engineering plans
  • Fabrication involves laying out, cutting, fitting, measuring and welding metals to complete the project
  • Inspect and test welds for durability
  • Equipment must be examined to determine structural integrity


  • Complete work in a timely manner with proper crew size and skill
  • Work with crew to overcome challenges to keep the job on schedule
  • Report daily progress to foreman


  • Accurate and reliable with the quality of work results
  • Ensure job scope was completed 
  • Ensure proper installation techniques were used

Client Interface

  • Communicate effectively with the client


  • Require written authorization for change orders
  • Obtain written sign offs from clients on all jobs

Work Conditions

  • Ability to travel up to 60% of the time
  • Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor environments and in all types of weather conditions
  • Interaction with other crew employees, as well as supervisors and client personnel
  • Working in areas around production machinery with extreme noise levels
  • This is a safety-sensitive position. A safety-sensitive job or position is where the employee holding the position has, at any time during his or her employment, the responsibility for his or her own safety or the safety of others

About Us

We build and revitalize our communities by Heating American Forges and Foundries. Since 1966, Onex, Inc. has been a champion for heat-intensive industries as well as our Erie, PA community. Onex designs and services industrial furnaces across the U.S. with American-made products wherever possible with its team of 100% employee-owners.

Onex specializes in industrial furnaces. Our expert team will design, build, install, and repair refractory and combustion equipment for the steel, aluminum, titanium, zinc, ceramic, carbon, brick, and other specialty metal markets. Learn more about us here: https://www.onexinc.com/

Why Us

Join Our Team

Light that flame inside you! Become a part of something much bigger than yourself. At Onex, Inc., our employees own the business. That gives them a stake, a voice, and a compelling reason to bring their best.

Benefits of Being an Employee-Owner.

Employee Stock Ownership Plan

• 401k Plan

• Health & Dental Insurance

• Paid Time Off including Personal Days

• Supplemental Insurance

Education Level:

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience.

Must Haves

  • Read Fabrication Drawings
  • Stick/Mig Welding
  • Subject to random Drug Testing – Onex is a Drug Free workplace due to the safety sensitive nature of our work

Good To Have

  • OSHA 10
  • Stick/Mig and Pipe Welding


Erie, PA 16511

Compensation Range

$23.00 - $27.00  Hourly



  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Education Assistance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability