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Shop Assistant 


Job Duties

  • Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, or containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, or other equipment.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies
  • Stack material in locations such as transit sheds or in holds of ships as directed, using pallets or cargo boards.
  • Attach identifying tags to materials or mark them with identifying information.
  • Record numbers of units handled or moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Position material handling equipment.
  • Attach slings, hooks, or other devices to lift cargo and guide loads.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Maintain equipment storage areas to ensure that inventory is protected.
  • Monitor cargo area conditions.
  • Adjust controls to guide, position, or move equipment, such as cranes, booms, or cameras.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Guide loads being lifted to prevent swinging.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Wash out cargo containers or storage areas.
  • Clean facilities or work areas.
  • Carry needed tools or supplies from storage or trucks and return them after use.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Shovel material, such as gravel, ice, or spilled concrete, into containers or bins or onto conveyors.
  • Shovel materials.
  • Carry out general yard duties,
  • Assist Fabricators in Rigging or dismantling props or equipment, such as frames, platforms, or backdrops, using hand tools.
  • Set up material handling gear or equipment, such as rigging, packaging, or temporary structures.
  • Adjust or replace equipment parts, such as rollers, belts, plugs, or caps, using hand tools.
  • Maintain material moving equipment in good working condition.
  • Bundle and band material such as using banding machines.
  • Operate packing or other material processing equipment.
  • Grinding

Work Conditions

  • Outdoor
  • Extremely hot or cold conditions
  • Dusty environment
  • Noisy environment
  • Weather conditions.

Offers of employment are contigent upon passing an HPE (Human Performance Exam) that tests the capability of likely physical requirements of the specific position. 

Position Requirements


  • Operate forklift
  • Operate Hand Tools
  • Helpful attitude
  • Initiative
  • Certified on Crane & Forklift


  • Welding
  • Blueprint reading
  • Equipment operating
  • Material Knowledge
  • Construction math skills
  • Communication skills

Physical Abilities

  • Lift 100 lbs occasionally
  • Lift 50 lbs frequently
  • Bending and stooping
  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours
  • Ability to move back and forth over 36” horse.
Position Shop Assistant  
Location Amfab Bernalillo, NM  
About the Organization Established in 1985, Amfabsteel, Inc. is a design-build structural steel fabricator located in Bernalillo, NM. Nationally known for our design build, design assist, and more widely known for developing the technology to take a project from concept through fabrication almost completely digitally. Over our 31 years in business, we have developed and are continuing to perfect cutting edge, highly innovative technology and fabrication processes. Our enormous strides in developing the technology to go straight from a 3-D model to production enables an output of over 50,000 ton of structural steel annually.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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