Sheet Metal Fabricator

We are currently looking for a Sheet Metal Fabricator to join our team. We mainly work in Rochester but do travel to surrounding areas and Iowa. We return to the shop daily.

Job description:

Under supervision, the individual will perform a variety of duties relating to:

  • Sets up and operates brake.

  • Operates in a team environment to achieve department goals in productivity.

  • Performs cutting and/or shaping metal from sheet or coil form into usable parts for Assembly or Aftermarket needs.

  • Makes an accurate accounting of materials consumed and quantities produced in the sheet metal area.

  • Responsible for proper completion of production related paperwork.

  • Maintains inventory of fabrication supplies to avoid production delays.

  • Reads work orders and some written fabrication instructions used in production.

  • Produces production parts from sheet metal including aluminum, steel, stainless steel, etc.

  • Responsible for quality of parts fabricated including compliance with required specifications.

  • Selects appropriate measuring tools for verification of parts to specification.

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • Other Duties may be assigned.


  • The ability to climb and descend a 40 foot extension type ladder unassisted; the ability to work at heights in excess of 10 feet.

  • The ability to repeatedly lift and move sheet metal such as sliding, and lifting sheets of metal weighing approximately 75 pounds each.

  • The ability to cut, hammer, fasten, and otherwise work with roofing materials.

  • The ability to work in a variety of physical positions:including stooping, squatting, kneeling and crawling.Extensive use of arms and shoulders, gripping and safe use of small and large hand power tools.

  • The ability to perform basic math functions

  • The ability to communicate effectively and follow written or verbal instructions and safety rules.

  • The ability to work in a variety of outdoor weather conditions throughout the year, including but not limited to, excessive heat or cold.


  • Health Insurance

  • Employer paid Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, and Short Term Disability

  • 401k with Employer Match

  • Holiday Pay

About Merit Contracting

Merit Contracting is your source for quality roofing and sheet metal in SE Minnesota. We are proud members of the National Roofing Contractors Association and the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association. Merit has also been recognized as a Firestone Master Contractor. It is Merit's policy to strive for the highest safety standard possible in all of our operations and projects. Employees at all levels of the organization are trained in safety policies and procedures. Regard for the safety of the general public, our own employees, and the employees of our subcontractors are the supreme responsibility of all employees in our organization.

Lic. #BC639818

4661 Hadley View Ct NE   Rochester, MN 55906

P: (507)281-4317

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