Welder and Metal Fabricator

October 5, 2022 at 2:33 pm by Amanda Canale

Job type: Full-time 4×10
Occasional overtime as required, n

Security Engineered Machinery, located in Westborough, MA, is seeking a candidate to fill the full-time position of Welder / Metal Fabricator to join our growing fabrication group. This position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks directly related to the fabrication and assembly of carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum sheet and plate products.

Job Duties:

  • Build various fabrications by reading and interpreting blueprints 
  • Produce quality products in an efficient / productive manner
  • Complete value-added processes such as drilling, tapping, post-machining, deburring and polishing
  • Move and handle large, heavy metal sheet, plate and parts using proper equipment
  • Assist with cleaning, wrapping, moving, loading and preparing completed product for shipment
  • Switch between job tasks / orders when necessary
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment
  • Repair machinery when necessary
  • Follow company safety procedures and best practices 
  • Follow verbal and written directions
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Skills:

  • 1-3 years of welding experience
  • Recognize welding characteristics of metals and alloys
  • Understand welding best practice method and techniques
  • Read and interpret detailed drawings, take and read measurements
  • Proficient with the use of measurement instruments: micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, etc
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use hand tools, work with grinders, and metal finishers
  • Good communication and teamwork ability


  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending program
  • Paid time off

Working at SEM:

Founded in 1967, SEM is a small, Veteran-owned business that provides high security data destruction equipment to Federal Government Agencies, the US Military and Intelligence Community as well as commercial clients such as hyperscale data centers and other security-focused organizations. As a small privately-owned company, SEM offers a unique work environment that encourages and rewards innovation, drive, self-awareness, and individual contribution. Each member of our small but mighty team of 60 works hard, wears many hats, has a voice in the company, interacts with all levels of the organization on a daily basis, and is never afraid to roll up his or her sleeves. At SEM, our people are unequivocally our most important asset, and their contribution to the company is rewarded with not only a competitive salary, but also a work-life balance second to none and benefits that rival large companies.

Please send your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to hr@semshred.com.