Shop Technician

Tennessee Awnings - La Vergne, TN

Full-time$15 - $17 an hour

Tennessee Awnings is looking for a motivated individual to join our team as an awning fabricator! NO PRIOR AWNING EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED! Our ideal candidate is a skilled worker who is excited to learn a new trade and to work as part of a cohesive team. This position will involve a variety of fabrication work from welding frames to upholstering fabric awnings to sheet metal fabrication to field work. Previous TIG welding experience required.

Responsibilities of the awning fabricator:

  • Fabricate awning/canopy frames and other finished goods
  • Sheet metal fabrication including standing-seam metal roofing
  • Use mathematics to determine length and angles of frame members
  • Cutting/measuring awning fabrics
  • Upholstering frames with a variety of fabrics
  • Follow blueprints to meet product specifications
  • Repair and maintain welding equipment and other shop tools

Qualifications the awning fabricator:

  • Familiarity with welding tools and procedures
  • Familiarity with engineering blueprints and schematics
  • Familiarity with shop tools and working in a shop environment
  • Ability to handle physical workload (lift 100 lbs unassisted)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong math and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • High school diploma

We are looking for individuals that enjoy production work, have a strong work ethic, and a strong desire and willingness to learn. We have long term opportunities with a family atmosphere. Email resume to the link above. No interview will be scheduled without a resume and appropriate references. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 /hour


  • shop: 1 year (Preferred)
  • aluminum TIG welding: 1 year (Preferred)


  • valid Tennessee drivers license (Preferred)