General Laborer / Fabricator Job

Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
US$ 14.00 - US$ 17.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Melissa Abfalter, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is seeking a general laborer to work at our client location in Fergus Falls. This position fabricates and assembles miscellaneous, ornamental and structural components such as ornamental railings, stairs, ladders, overhead sign structures, machinery frames, building and bridge parts.

- 46 hours per week
- Monday-Thursday: 6:00am to 4:30pm
- Friday: 6:00am to 12:00pm

- Assembles parts by bolting and riveting
- Repairs products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts
- Operate power and hand tools, such as, grinders, drills, and saws
- Safely operate forklifts, overhead cranes and other material handling equipment
- Develops layout and plans sequence of operations
- Locates and marks bending and cutting lines onto work-piece
- Sets up and operates fabricating machines such as brakes, saws, rollers, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses
- Hammers, chips, and grinds workpiece to cut, bend, and straighten metal
- Preheats work-pieces
- Designs and constructs templates and fixtures
- Verifies conformance of work-piece to shop drawings
- Fabricates and assembles sheet metal products
- Adds coolant to reservoirs of machines and lubricates machine parts and ways
- Removes metal chips and shavings from surfaces of machines and wipes surfaces of machines to remove excess oil.
- Deburrs or polishes parts
- Separates metal shavings, chips, and scrap materials from trash and places them in bins for resale
- Cleans around work areas
- Cleans interior surfaces of holes
- Changes tools on powered equipment

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM

- Must be able to read and understand shop drawings written in English
- Ability to accurately read an English tape measure
- Ability to perform basic math skills, add and subtract English measuring system including fractions
- Must be able evaluate pieces and assemblies and determine if work is in compliance to the shop drawings.


1-4 years

- Work efficiently, accurately and safely.
- Read a shop drawing, select material, accurately measure and cut parts, grind welds that require grinding, inspect assembly, mark assembly, and handle and stack assembly.
- Must be able to lift 50lbs regularly
- Lift 90lbs occasionally
- Must be able to stand for complete shift
- Walk the length of workstation
- Bend to pick up items, lift and reach to work table height
- Majority of work will be performed indoors, some outside work may be required

To be considered, please apply online at
If you have any questions please contact Missi Abfalter at 218-346-3801

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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