Title:  Fabricator III - Sr Level


Ghent, KY, US, 41045

Job Description: 

As pioneers at heart, we explore what’s next in metals production. We are driven to pioneer new solutions that will define tomorrow’s world of metals. We aim high, we try hard, and we persevere. Our curiosity fuels our passion to find new frontiers. It is what gets us up in the morning. But there is something else we care about, and that is our customers in the steel industry. It is Primetals Technologies' mission to provide the best-possible support to metals producers around the world in all kinds of scenarios: from turn-key projects and the installation of new production lines to upgrades and metallurgical services, we build close partnerships with our customers to ensure that their operations remain profitable for years to come. We stand at the forefront of innovation for the global steel industry—for our customers, who expect us to push the boundaries of steel production. This is who we are, and this is what we stand for.


The Primetals Ghent, KY facility conducts maintenance and reconditioning of conventional and new state-of-the-art slab casting equipment for Nucor Gallatin. The facility also offers engineering services, in-plant laser measurement services, plant millwright services, mechanical machining, fabrication, and welding services. Our expertise and technological advancements for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of continuous casting equipment, mold, segment, roll and related components allow us to provide our customers with an exceptional value in workmanship and quality assurance.


Our Ghent, KY facility is currently seeking to fill a 2nd shift Sr Fabricator position.


$5000 retention bonus!


Applicants must pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen.


Classification and base pay rate will be dependent upon skillset and prior experience.

Duties of the fabricator will be performed in-house and on location at customer site.


Requirements -
· Current, valid driver license   

· Technical certification or minimum of 4 years of fabrication experience

· Proven ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly  

· High attention to detail and self-motivation skills  


  • Fabricates and assembles metals parts and equipment for machinery used in steel production.
  • Develops layout and plans sequence of operations, applying mathematics, stock allowances for thickness, machine and welding shrinkage and physical properties of metal.
  • Constructs templates and fixtures.
  • Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications using measuring instruments.
  • Performs welding, brazing, and cutting using gas and electrical welding equipment.
  • Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded.
  • Sets up, assembles and tack welds parts.
  • Builds up worn and/or defected surfaces.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints.
  • Determines operation sequences and methods where specifications are not available.
  • Accurate aligning and fitting are required.
  • Refers to technical drawings and written directions.
  • Using a torch or an oxygen lance, dismantles, assembles, and cuts materials to size and shape.
  • Mentors entry and mid-level fabricators



Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits, including paid time off, and

    • Insurance – Medical – including an HSA option, dental, vision, accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life & accidental death
    • Financial – Tool purchase program, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, education reimbursement, quarterly bonus, and employee referral bonuses.


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers, and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.   

Nearest Major Market: Covington