Fabrication Technician-Doors
Overhead Door Corporation - Corpus Christi, TX

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Horton Automatics services the commercial and industrial markets with a variety of automatic entrance systems. Based in Corpus Christi, Texas, Horton Automatics builds about 35,000 automatic doors, revolving doors, security entrances and windows annually. Horton Automatics is a division of Overhead Door Corporation. Overhead Door invented the first upward-acting door in 1921 and the first electric door opener in 1926. Today, Overhead Door continues to be the industry leader through the strength of their product innovation, superior craftsmanship and outstanding customer support.

What does Horton have to offer?

At Horton Automatics, we recognize people as the core of our strength. That’s why we provide a comprehensive benefits package to our employees, including medical, dental and life insurance. Employees also enjoy the freedom of optional benefits suited to their needs and lifestyles, so they take home benefits that are customized for them.

• Health and Dental

• 401K

• Company Paid Life and Disability

• Education Assistance

• Employee Purchase Program



To design, operate and set up rolling machines, routers, drill presses, mills, various saws for the fabrication of all Horton Automatics products. Fabricates templates following blueprints/ layout guidelines and specifications. Utilize measuring tapes, calipers and basic hand tools. Production of parts for final product of automatic doors and windows.


  • Inspect equipment for defects and perform preventive maintenance.
  • Review inventory for production and restock material if necessary. Understand and use the inventory control cards and techniques correctly.
  • Review sketches and blueprints to meet production specifications.
  • Using numerous tools and/or equipment, fabricate and assemble parts per the production schedule.
  • Package and transfer finished goods.
  • Perform work within precision standard of quality, which must fall within the stipulated specifications with a minimum of rework.
  • Maintain accurate productivity and time management logs.
  • Perform work within the safety guidelines outlined, and utilize all supplied safety equipment including personal protective equipment.
  • Participate in the training of other employees as assigned by a team leader. Be available for procedure inquires from other employees. Actively participate in the development and quality control of the department.
  • Support the performance of the total plant(s) and actively support other manufacturing areas other than their assigned team, flow line, or machining cell when necessary.
  • Work within Company guidelines and work rules.
  • Support and abide by reasonable standards of conduct and attendance policies and respect the individual rights of others.
  • Promote good housekeeping and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Support the team concept by participating in safety, quality, productivity or housekeeping improvement programs.
  • Support Kaizen indexing and flexing to other work stations or manufacturing areas as needed to achieve shift targets, team goals, and an even flow of operations and achieve shift target or team goals.
  • Other duties as assigned, including additional duties as a result of the elimination or reclassification of job duties as a result of a new operation methods.


    Frequently lifts items weighing up to 40 pounds. Anything over 40 pounds may require assistance. Require prior power tool usage other than home use.

    Horton Automatics is proud to be an EEO/AA employer.

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