Welder Fabricator

San Luis Obispo, California


Nviro provides water and wastewater treatment solutions. We work to maximize value for our clients, while protecting one of the environment’s most vital resources. Based on the Central Coast, Nviro performs plant operation, maintenance, compliance, design, construction, and technical services. With a diverse team of industry certified specialists, our purpose remains the same — to sustain the environment.


Join a growing team of water and wastewater professionals dedicated to advancing an essential industry. Initiate Nviro’s in-house machinery manufacturing endeavors, as we design-build water and wastewater treatment plants.



  • Perform both field and shop metal fabrication
  • Operate machinery used in the production process such as shear, roller, brake, cold cut saw, etc.
  • Utilize various fabrication, assembly and installation tools including but not limited to forklifts, drill presses, band saws, grinders, cold cut saws, shear, plasma, milling, press brake forming, and laser cutting systems
  • Fabricate parts used in repairs using machine shop instrumentation and equipment
  • Load appropriate files into CNC machinery and perform CNC operations 
  • Stainless steel tank and skid fabrication as well as tank repurposing and relocating
  • Clean and maintain all shop equipment


  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specification
  • MIG and TIG welding of stainless-steel, aluminum, mild steel, stainless pipe and tube welding
  • Follow specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings 
  • Grinding, sanding, polishing, and passivation of final product as required
  • Quality control testing to identify sources of problems through observation, and use precision measuring and testing instruments


  • At least five years of professional experience in industrial fabrication/welding (or related role) in a manufacturing environment, specializing in stainless steel.
  • Proficient in welding methods and quality control
  • Working knowledge of all tools and equipment i.e. overhead cranes, saws, iron workers, shears, brakes, welding equipment, etc.
  • Reliable, with the ability to effectively prioritize assigned projects based on due date
  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding
  • Exercise a strong level of attention to detail and focus on tasks
  • Keep work areas clean and organized, while taking proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Uphold all OSHA and company Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) policies and
  • procedures, including housekeeping practices and participation in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits.
  • Resolve problems early through drawings details, notes and communication
  • A valid CA Drivers License, with a clean driving record
  • The ability to lift 70 lbs. routinely on a daily basis

To thrive in this environment, you must…

  • be a tenacious problem solver,
  • communicate clearly and professionally,
  • work well independently, and with a team,
  • exercise sound judgment,
  • be curious and eager to expand your technical knowledge,
  • care to deliver a positive client experience,
  • show humility by being receptive to feedback,
  • and be driven to have an impact.

The overall market range for roles in this area of Nviro is typically $30 – $45 an hour.

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