Sheet Metal Fabricator

  • Full Time
  • Kent, WA

Website Skookum Contract Services

Sheet Metal Fabricator – Entry Level – Career Potential

Where: Kent, WA

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance, 7 paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and a robust wellness program.

Work Schedule:  Day Shift, Monday - Friday

To apply, visit our website at to complete an application and upload a resume.

Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing is currently seeking an entry level Sheet Metal Fabricator to join our team in Kent, WA.  In this entry level position, training will be provided in shaping sheet metal aerospace parts by following plans and specifications.  Train to learn operating manual and computerized equipment and a variety of production work in manufacturing parts. No experience necessary, although relevant experience in the use of measuring devices and/or the ability to read blueprints among other things may increase your starting wage.  Help prepare parts for processing.  Operate equipment safely and follow safety guidelines.  Quality work habits and good attendance are keys to success in this position. Advancement opportunities are available and encouraged.


Typical duties include but are not limited to:

Your role is to learn our organizational processes.
·         Work with precision and accuracy.

·         Perform all tasks in area of responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner.

·         The candidate will gain experience working with end users directly as a member of this team.

·         Customer Service Skills will be developed supporting manufacturing as part of this rotation.

Training will be provided for reading and interpreting blueprints, illustrations, planning and specifications to determine layouts, sequences of operations to manufacture sheet metal parts.
Train to set up and operate machines or systems to cut, form and bend sheet metal parts.
Train in basic knowledge in the use of calipers, protractor, tape measure and basic sheet metal inspection tools.
Train to use Chop Saw and Shear with the opportunity to learn all other aspects of the Sheet Metal department.
Be willing to cross-train and work in all areas of sheet metal operation.
Provide input in team activities that encompass quality and manufacturing producibility.


Where permitted by applicable law, you must have received the COVID-19 vaccine in full by date of hire to be considered for employment (unless otherwise exempted from this policy by an approved medical or religious exemption).
Accountable for quality of produced parts
Ability to understand and follow instructions is critical
Must be self-motivated, organized and can adapt in a fast-paced, continually evolving environment.
Strong problem solving, social, and oral/written communication skills.
Can-do attitude, positive, and capable of communicating and relating to individuals at all levels.
Knowledge of basic shop math skills and alpha numeric numbering

Technical Degree in Sheet Metal preferred.


A valid state driver’s license preferred.
Must be either a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (In order to comply with U.S. government regulations as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20), or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)).
Regularly lift or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Skookum’s mission is “Creating Opportunities for People of all Abilities”. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled

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