Wastequip Albany , OR 97321

Posted 2 months ago

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. with manufacturing and service facilities throughout North America, Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment. Wastequip is the only manufacturer to offer a full line of steel and plastic products to collect, handle and transport just about any type of waste and recyclables.

Wastequip Steel Division has an immediate opportunity for a Fabricator to support our Albany, OR manufacturing operation. Our ideal candidate will have the skills and experience necessary to fabricate steel parts and tools.


  • Fabricate steel and other metal parts as indicated by the work order and blue prints

  • Turns handwheels to adjust rake (angle) and pressure of blade

  • Positions and clamps stops and side guides to set length and angle of cut

  • Lifts workpiece manually or by hoist or crane to machine bed or roller table and positions it against side guide and end stops

  • Starts machine, which clamps workpiece and lowers blade to cut metal

  • Lays out cutting lines on metal when shearing single pieces

  • Tilts bed, blade, or installs fixtures to shear, bevel, or trim fabricated items

  • Operates portable shear to cut sheet metal

  • Inspects work to verify dimensions


  • 1+ years prior production experience

  • Prior experience operating a Press Brake and/or Shear. Set up experience a plus

  • Understanding of basic CNC controls

  • Ability to read blue prints and measuring tape

  • Basic math and problem solving skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure)

  • Experienced in a fast paced production environment

  • Able to pass all EHS required tests and clearances


  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

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