Experienced Layout/Fitter

Detroit, MI 48209

Post Date: 06/13/2018 Job ID: 6965 Industry: Manufacturing Trades

Assembles and fits to drawing dimensions of all kinds of structural, plate, and mechanical materials into all types of assemblies. Must be proficient in the full skills of trade

Pay Range: $19-$25/hour

  • Receives instructions, prints, sketches, and work orders
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and plans the fitting operation
  • Directs and assists in handling, spreading, and assembling materials into required relationships according to detail drawings; handling and placing detail material in assembly, placing bolts, and other fastening deceives in proper locations
  • Lay out work lines or fits jigs for positioning material when required; checks, squares, and scribes all detail connections
  • Responsible for work conforming to drawings and notes thereon
  • Burns and tack welds. Burns, copes, bevels, and straightens material. Does all layout
  • Transfer identification marks to material
  • Maintains clean and organized work area
  • Other duties may be assigned



Education/Experience includes high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and/or 12 months of experience. Must have at least 5 years of layout experience in structural or miscellaneous steel


Specialized knowledge & skill
  • Language Skills: ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Able to communicate effectively with supervisor and other employees
  • Math skills: able to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, circumference, and volume. Concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning: ability to apply common sense to understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, and diagram form. Able to deal with problems involving many concrete variables
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations; Must complete all company required weld tests



While performing this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs. the employee must occasionally push and/or pull a maximum force of 200 ft-lb. Specific vision abilities include close, distance, and peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust to focus. Close mental and visual applications required to interpret drawings, layout, plan work, and weld. Good judgement in determining best method and procedure to be followed. Able to work on jobs while applying safety rules at all times.

Gerald Spann

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