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Advanced Sheet Metal Worker - Fabrication Job

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  1. Expert working knowledge of machine set-up and operation within the Fabrication Department.  (shear, punch press, brake press ,  CNC controls, etc.) 


  2. Possess a thorough understanding of fabrication within the Sheet Metal craft such as various material characteristics, machine processes and tool requirements.


  3. The ability to fabricate sheet metal parts from sketches including the layout of the part.


  4. Capable of reading, interpreting, inspecting, and working from parts drawings, prints and written specification as required.  (blueprints, routings, and etc.)


  5. Works under minimal supervision and shows initiative to meet daily production, safety, and quality requirements. 


  6. Able to demonstrate layout and programming skills.  Assist, as necessary, in instructing other employees in aspects of the Sheet Metal craft.


  7. Successful completion of Kenworth Standards & Routing class.


  8. Initiate good communication within and between work groups and shifts.


  9. Support plant safety and housekeeping policies and set a good example for all employees.


  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Committed to continuous self improvement and demonstrate the ability to function as a positive member of a maintenance team.
  • PC experiences preferred include Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements with or without accommodation.
  • Proven good attendance, performance, and safety record in previous job(s), school or employment programs.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and get along with others in a stressful environment.
  • Understand and interpret plant facilities drawings.
  • Verifiable hazardous materials training.
  • Ability to work 1st or 2nd shift. Assignment based on seniority.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Lift, carry, push, pull 50 pounds or more.
  • Stand and walk eight hours.
  • Kneel, crawl and bend eight hours.
  • Do repeated bending and squatting.
  • Work at or above shoulder level.
  • Have good manual dexterity.
  • Climb ladders to 12 feet heights.
  • Work around machinery with moving parts and cutting parts.
  • Have maximum use of both legs and arms.
  • Operate elevating equipment.
  • Be exposed to dusts with proper protective equipment.
  • Be exposed to solvents with proper protective equipment.
  • Tolerate continuous use of safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes.
  • Use vibratory tools

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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