For the purpose of the Washington state public works law, chapter 39.12
RCW, metal fabricators fabricate and assemble structural or ornamental metal products, such as frame work or shells for machinery, tanks, stacks, and metal parts for buildings and bridges.
The work includes, but is not limited to:
• Develop layout and plan sequences of operation.
• Design and construct templates and fixtures.
• Locate and mark bending and cutting lines onto workpiece.
• Operate a variety of machines and equipment to fabricate metal products, such as brakes, saws rolls, shears, flame cutters, drill presses, bending machines, welding machines, and punch and forming presses.
• Set up and operate machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as radial drill presses, end mills and edge planers, to turn, drill and mill metal to specific dimensions.
• Weld, forge weld, braze, solder, rivet or bolt components together to assemble workpiece.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 39.12
RCW, RCW 43.22.270
and 43.22.051. WSR 00-15-077, § 296-127-01352, filed 7/19/00, effective 7/19/00.]