2nd Shift Laser Operator - Fab-Tech

480 Hercules Dr, Colchester, VT 05446, USA Req #420
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
SIGN-ON BONUS ELIGIBLE - $2,000 (2nd shift) after probationary period
This position is with our company Fab-Tech, which manufactures PermaShield Pipe (PSP®), a revolutionary hybrid fluoropolymer coated stainless steel duct system recognized worldwide as the premier solution for corrosive and hazardous fume exhaust needs. PermaShield Pipe is a fully engineered, modular fume exhaust system that combines the reliability of stainless steel with the superior corrosion resistance of Fab-Tech's proprietary PermaShield Fluoropolymer Barrier Coating. PSP carries a highly regarded FM4922 approval as well.
Fab-Tech, Inc. in Colchester, Vermont, employs an exceptional team of hardworking, quality focused individuals, a number of whom have been here since the very beginning, 30+ years ago! We are passionate about safety and committed to providing our customers with the best, safest, most environmentally responsible products in the industry.
Monday - Friday 3:30pm - 2:00am (10 hour days)
Starting at $20.90/hr ($19/hr + 10% shift Differential) 


A mid-level position in a production environment with some experience required.  In this area, you’ll be required to: set-up and operate the laser, material handling, paperwork verification, label parts, shearing raw material, 5S and safety.



Under close supervision you’ll be introduced to a series of duties and responsibilities with increasing complexity to include, but not limited to the following:

·      Machine operation from set-up to shut down

·      Weekly clean-up duties and daily tool board checklists

·      Maintaining accuracy of parts and tooling maintenance

·      Scrap utilization and disposal

·      Troubleshooting equipment

·      General housekeeping

·      Pre and post verification of all parts

·       Legible marking of all parts

·      Demonstrate ability to safely operate a shear.

·      Perform various other assignments per lead person or supervisor direction

·      Comply with established production philosophies designed to increase production, safety and/or quality; e.g., Lean Manufacturing, 5s and TWI methodologies




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Strong mechanical ability
  • Knowledge of sheet metal layout (product identification)
  • Forklift certification (license)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality and safety
  • Willingness to learn the more complex aspects of the Laser operation
  • Willingness to work in other departments when needed
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities

·       Comply with health, safety, (including OSHA), and environmental procedures, and ensure the cleanliness of the area.

Minimum Education, Certifications, and Qualifications

One or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written technical procedures and cut sheets as well as follow verbal instruction
  • Ability to apply basic mathematical skills to include decimals, fractions, and conversions
  • Measurement skills to include tape measure, sheet metal gauge, and dial calipers
  • Ability to identify problems, collect information, establish facts, and suggest solutions


Personal Attributes


  • Independent
  • Dependable; determined, positive in demeanor
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Good attitude



Physical Demands 


  • Frequent standing, sitting, talking, hearing and use of hands in this support role is required
  • Specific vision abilities required to include close vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • Occasionally perform physical activities including lifting (up to 50 lbs. unassisted)

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the production area is usually moderately loud.  The Laser department is a sectioned off area of the production floor. 


§  Safety glasses and hearing protection are required when in the production area

§  PPE specific to tasks being performed is required



CPS (an Exyte Group Company) is a group of manufacturing and design companies providing innovative product solutions to the semiconductor, life science, chemical processing, gas systems, wastewater, mining, power generation and other industries. We provide a broad range of products & services including liquid, chemical, and gas storage, blending, and delivery control, pre-fabricated high purity process utility modules, corrosive fume exhaust duct, and airflow control devices. With the breadth of our product offerings and engineering capabilities we can offer broad turnkey solutions or targeted niche products depending on our customer’s needs and desires.


Critical Process System Group offers competitive compensation and a complete benefits package that includes:
Annual Performance-Based Bonuses, Pay Based on Skill Level and Overtime Potential – Earn Extra Money! Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Short/Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance. 401k deferral and match program, PTO and Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program.


Perfect Attendance Recognition with Monetary Awards, Discounted Gym Membership, Paid Volunteer Time Off, Above & Beyond Recognition, Free Boots and Company Gear, Wellness Program with challenges, incentives and rewards all year!  


Just for Fun: Taco Truck Day, Wellness Fair, Cornhole Tournaments, Fun Contests with Prizes, Birthday Recognition, Smoothie Truck Day


If you are looking for a future with a company known for its inventiveness and passion for progress, look no further...... your career is right here!


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 480 Hercules Dr, Colchester, VT 05446, USA