Sheet Metal Fabricator

Job Locations US-IL-Elk Grove Village
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/20/2021 10:15 AM)
# of Openings


$1,000 Sign On Bonus now included!

  • $500 on first paycheck, $500 at 6 month anniversary


Our Sheet Metal Fabricators play an important role in brand implementation for our customers. They fabricate and assemble sheet metal products using machines and hand tools to produce signage products and parts.



Our Exceptional Benefits Plan includes:

  • Supportive & Friendly Culture
  • Manage national accounts for Fortune 500 companies
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage options
  • Wellness Screenings
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Short/Long Term Disability

Summary:  Stratus is one of the nation’s largest brand implementation companies. We are made up of 700+ employees nationwide who roll up their sleeves, dive into the details and bring our clients’ brands to life!  We deliver versatile solutions for some of the nation’s largest and most recognized brands. From signage to site refresh & remodel, from energy & lighting to repair & maintenance solutions, we deliver ideal solutions to meet all our client's branding needs.




  • Determine project requirements, including scope, assembly sequences, and required methods and materials, according to blueprints, drawings, and written or verbal instructions.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material, such as roofing panels, according to drawings or templates, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, and rulers.
  • Select gauges and types of sheet metal or non-metallic material, according to product specifications.
  • Operate machines to cut, shape, and form sheet metal including roller, band saw, punch press, hand brake, weighting machine, and accupress.
  • Drill and punch holes in metal, for electrical components, screws, bolts, or rivets.
  • Fasten seams and joints together with welds, bolts, cement, rivets, solder, caulks, metal drive clips, and bonds to assemble components into products or to repair sheet metal items.
  • Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff, and smooth surfaces, seams, and joints of assembled parts, using hand tools and portable power tools.
  • Finish parts, using hacksaws, and hand, rotary, or squaring shears.
  • Develop and lay out patterns that use materials most efficiently.
  • Maintain equipment, making repairs and modifications when necessary.
  • Inspect individual parts, assemblies, and installations for conformance to specifications and building codes, using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, and micrometers.
  • Shape metal material over anvils, blocks, or other forms, using hand tools.
  • Maintain work machines and tools
  • Clean and maintain work area



  • 1-3 years experience in a similar role required.
  • Must be able to stand for the duration of the day to perform sheet metal working tasks.
  • Occasional bending and twisting and a medium pace to access physical aspects of workpiece.
  • Constant reaching to perform fabrication tasks, use tools and operate machines.
  • Occasionally lift up to 75lbs up to 6' high at a distance of up to 20'.




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