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Production Associate

Job summary

Perform a variety of fabrication duties relating to specialty trucks and trailers. Responsibilities may include a diverse set of fabrication duties ranging from metal work, wood work, electrical, plumbing and many other fabrication duties.

  • Fabricate precision sheet metal parts and assemblies to specifications on detailed blueprints and production orders, or as instructed.
  • Framing interior and or exterior walls using metal or wood as specified by engineering drawings.
  • Running electrical and/or plumbing as needed.
  • Paint prep using sanders and other tools as needed.
  • Setup, run and adjust machine controls, tools and equipment to achieve size, finish and specified tolerances.
  • Analyze and adjust controls, tools, and fixtures to maintain quality levels during production, using precision measuring equipment and tools.
  • Work within a team to meet production needs in the sheet metal shop and other related areas.
  • Keep machines, equipment, and general work areas neat and orderly.
  • Maintain all related equipment, tools, and fixtures in proper storage locations.
  • Perform routine daily maintenance on equipment assigned work center(s).
  • Operate multiple machines within a work center.
  • Support a safe work environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing facility
  • Using power tools
  • Detail orientated
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of construction and metal fabrication
  • Welding experience is a plus
  • Able to read CAD designs and drawings
  • Update knowledge and training for performing job duties at optimal level. Explore opportunities for adding value to each project.
  • Ability to multi-task jobs and work under pressure
  • Bi-lingual ability is a plus

Education and/or Experience

  • High school or GED

Special Requirements

  • Ability to stand for 8+ hours a day and lift up to 50 pounds


  • The Production Assistant position is a regular, full time, and non-exempt role.
  • APEX Specialty Vehicles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is FEA compliant.

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APEX is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability. APEX Specialty Vehicles is FEA compliant.