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FABRICATION MACHINE OPERATOR

Posted: 05/01/2022

FABRICATION MACHINE OPERATOR
Monday – Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm, mandatory overtime as needed

$14.00 - $16.00 per hour

 Essential Job Functions

  • Setup brake press, punching machines, mill, lathe, and CNC.
  • Start machine, observe operation and adjust as required.
  • Manual layout of part for punching.
  • Inspect fabricated parts IAW the drawing requirements.
  • Replace worn cutting tools as required.
  • Check and refill fluid levels as needed.
  • Check measurements and dimensions of each piece that’s being worked on with rulers, measuring tapes or squares.
  • Place each product component in its appropriate spot as noted in the blueprints for proper alignment by using a hammer, pry bar, jack, wedge or another tool.
  • Mark spots to cut and use tools to manipulate steel, plastic or other materials by cutting, hammering, bending or grinding the workpiece.
  • Employ hand torches to heat up materials to make them more flexible for bending or manipulation into the correct specification.
  • Review blueprints, drawings and other specification papers before starting work on a fabrication process and during the steps to ensure accurate completion
  • Maneuver fabrication machines, such as grinders, drill presses, brakes, rolls, shears and flame cutters to cut, bend, grind and adjust materials
  • Make templates for common work tasks when conducting repetitive motions for the fabrication process to ensure a set standard of work quality
  • Operate sanders, grinders, saws and drill presses.
  • Lift workpiece manually or using hoist and secures workpiece in fixture or load automatic feeding device.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to read and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract multiply and divide in all units of measure.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variables in real time situations.
  • Basic problem-solving skills.
  • Work quickly, efficiently and independently.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Quick learning ability.
  • 1-3 years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret procedure manuals, blueprints, safety rules and operating/maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variables in real time situations.
  • Ability to understand instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • Ability to read tape measure and calipers.

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