• Full Time
  • Kaufman, Texas
  • This position has been filled

Website MICA Steelworks, Inc.


This position is responsible for the fabrication, positioning, alignment, and fitting the parts of structural steel products.  Position will assemble both finished products and the pieces that go into them.  The job of an assembler requires a range of knowledge and skills. Skilled assemblers put together complex structures. After determining how parts should connect, they use hand or power tools to trim, shim, cut, and make other adjustments to fit components together. Once the parts are properly aligned, they connect them with bolts and screws or weld or solder pieces together.


  1. Knowledge of steel structures shop operations preferred
  2. Ability to study and interpret blueprints then assemble components per drawings
  3. Experience in torqueing and bolt-up in assembly of steel structures
  4. Ability to accurately read and understand a tape measure to the 1/32 of an inch
  5. Work both independently and with a team in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  6. High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  7. 1-2 years of previous experience in a fabrication / manufacturing environment
  8. Ability to perform basic math computations
  9. Must have a high awareness of safety at all times
  10. Ability to read, write and speak English
  11. Ability to follow written and verbal instruction
  12. Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills
  13. Must be able to follow deadlines and work under pressure
  14. Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and delivery exceptional results


  • Dexterity: Assembly technicians work with their hands, whether directly manipulating components or using controls on an assembly machine.
  • Math: Basic math is needed due to the technological needs of many fabrication plants.
  • Mechanical/Technical Skills: Assembly technicians need to be able to read and understand blueprints, manuals, and work with computers, machines and motion-control robots to do their job.
  • Strength: Assembly technicians require strength to lift heavy objects during the assembly process.
  • Stamina: Assembly technicians are on their feet for long periods of time often doing repetitive motions.


  • Assemble parts according to visual aids
  • Listen to directions from supervisors
  • Determine if all parts are present
  • Read and interpret blueprints and sketches
  • Read parts list
  • Assemble tools and materials
  • Position parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements
  • Verify specifications by measuring completed component
  • Ensure all parts are fitted and bolted in properly
  • Alter dimensions to fit specifications
  • Resolve assembly and production issues
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Proficiency in loading & unloading trucks
  • Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools
  • Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes
  • Lay out and examine work pieces to be processed to ensure that specifications are met
  • Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammers
  • Lift or move materials and finished products, using large cranes
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints to determine assembly requirements and task sequences
  • Move parts into position, manually or with hoists or cranes
  • Smooth work piece edges and fix taps, tubes, and valves
  • Erect ladders and scaffolding to fit together large assemblies


  • Organized
  • Scheduling
  • Analyzing Information
  • Dealing with Complexity
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Time Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Safety Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Must be dependable, reliable and mature enough to handle equipment safely and sensibly
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents will be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.


  1. 100% Outdoors
  2. This position requires walking, sitting or standing to a significant degree and lifting up to 100 pounds
  3. During the course of work, the incumbent will be subject to seasonal weather conditions
  4. No travel is required for this position
  5. Employee must wear proper attire at all times (i.e., steel toe shoes, hard hat, etc.)
  6. This position is not eligible for relocation benefits
  7. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Employer
  8. Exposure to shop hazards

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