Now Hiring!

We are seeking a responsible employee to work in our classic car restoration
shop in Englewood. We offer competitive pay, paid holidays, and health
insurance. Please submit a resume and photos of your work to Valerie@TheMetalSurgeon.com.

Main job duties

• Highly proficient in TIG and MIG welding for sheet metal (steel and aluminum).

• Ability to butt-weld sheet metal panels together or butt-weld in a patch panel.

• Operate metal shaping, straightening, and bending machines, such
as power hammer, English wheel, brakes, and shears.

• Develop templates and models for welding projects, using factory
specifications or patterns from the other side of a car body.

• Create and use jigs, to fabricate one-off automotive panels to specifications.

Secondary Skills

• Layout, position, modify, and align sheet metal, prior to assembly,
using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, angle finders, and rulers.

• Clamp, use clecos, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts
to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.

• Determine required equipment and welding methods, applying knowledge
of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.

• Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid
overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of
the material.

• Grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapers or portable grinders.

• Remove high and low spots from panels, using hand weights,
hammer/dollies, and hand files.

• Check grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometers,
calipers, and precision measuring instruments.

• Dismantle rusted panels by drilling out spot welds, cut off wheels, and burr tools.

Build process for 356 Porsche

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