Ottoway Fabrication
Ottoway Fabrication delivers value to our customers in Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, Procurement and On-Site Services.



Ottoway Fabrication is a full- service engineering and steel fabrication business resulting from the merger of two long established and capable South Australian engineering companies with a combined history of successful service delivery exceeding 70 years.

We are looking for the right candidate who will be responsible for marking off and fabricating structural steel and other metal stock to make or repair metal products and structures such as boilers and pressure vessels.

The successful applicant will have:

  • At least three years’ experience as metal fabricator
  • Proven ability in :
    • studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
    • selecting, cleaning and preparing metal stock
    • cutting marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
    • shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
    • aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
    • joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
    • examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
    • finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing in acidic solutions
    • cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding

We offer rewarding conditions of employment.

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resource Manager
Ottoway Fabrication Pty Ltd


Boilermakers / Welders – Whyalla Based

Reporting to Experienced Supervisors.

Can you demonstrate:

  • You hold trade Boilermaker or Welder qualifications
  • Ability to read and work from engineering drawings
  • Good preparation & welding skills in stick, MIG & TIG
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Flexibility to work in Shop and Site environments
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude & able to ‘think on your feet’
  • Familiarity with relevant welding standards

These positions will suit Boilermakers / Welders with a minimum of 2 years post-trade experience and a keen desire to be personally challenged and rewarded in many ways for their contribution to the fabrication and delivery of exceptional projects.

Please apply in writing marked ‘Private & Confidential’ to:

Human Resource Manager
Ottoway Fabrication Pty Ltd
PO Box 2010
Regency Park SA 5942
or Email:

REF: EAL 018


Welding Supervisors – Whyalla

Reporting to the Workshop Manager

Key requirements include:

  • Control of Welding Systems documentation
  • Development & qualification of weld procedures or relevant Standards
  • Be familiar with Non Destructive Testing via NATA accredited testing company
  • Inspection compliance to client specifications
  • Ensure welding machinery calibrations are maintained
  • Ensure specified welding parameters are met
  • Experience in MMAW, GMAW, GTAW & SAW
  • Client liaison in welding matters
  • A sound knowledge of ISO 9001 – 2008
  • Liaise with Workshop personnel

This position requires an AS1796 Certificate 10 Welding Supervisor, with a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience and a sound working knowledge of all Australian and some International Welding Standards.

Please apply in writing marked ‘Private & Confidential’ to:

Human Resource Manager
Ottoway Fabrication Pty Ltd
PO Box 2010
Regency Park SA 5942
or Email:

REF: EAL 009

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