Job Description

Position: Fitter - Fabrication Shop

Location: Birmingham, AL

Type: Contract to Hire

Pay: $16-$20/hr - Depending on Experience

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is looking for an experienced Fitter to fill a vacant role in the Birmingham area. The ideal candidate will hold a High School Diploma and/or Degree and have at least 5 years' experience as a Layout/Fitter. This is a contract to hire position directly with our client.

POSITION SUMMARY: The fitter/Layout will be responsible for the lay out and fit of fabricated structural forms such as machinery frames, tanks and furnace shells.


  • Lay out and Assembly of steel components

  • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding

  • Sets up equipment and tack weld parts using arc, gas-shielded arc, or gas welding equipment

  • Repairs products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas


  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs. regularly

  • Work at heights

  • Work in hot/cold environments

  • Walk/stand for long periods

  • Climb ladders

  • Reaching, lifting and bending


  • Proven experience as a layout/fitter: 5-10 years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as fabrication drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization occurs

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

  • Previous experience in heavy manufacturing

  • Ability to read blue prints

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Teamwork and communication


  • High school diploma/GED

  • One-year certificate from college or technical school preferred


Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.




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