Fabricator – Starting Pay $23/HR


Minneapolis, MN

Wastequip has an immediate opportunity for a Fabricator to support our Rosemount, MN manufacturing operation. This is a full time position with great benefits including but not limited to Health Insurance, 401K Plan, Paid Vacation/Sick time, and so much more. The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience necessary to fabricate steel parts and tools using a variety of machines.


  • Fabricate steel and other metal parts as indicated by the work order and blue prints
  • Operating a Press Brake and/or Shear
  • 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


  • Prior experience operating a Press Brake and/or Shear. Set up experience a plus
  • Understanding of basic CNC controls
  • 1+ years prior production experience preferred
  • Ability to read blue prints and measuring tape
  • Basic math and problem solving skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure)
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs 
  • Experienced in a fast paced production environment
  • Able to pass all EHS required tests and clearances

About Wastequip

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC 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.