Tend fabricating machines such as cut-off saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses, forming machines, spinning machines, and punches that cut, shape, and bend metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structures by performing the duties included in the following description.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Additional duties may be assigned as needed.)
Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
Set stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template.
Position work piece against stops or align layout marks with die or blades.
Push button or depress pedal to activate machine.
Observe machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.
Measure work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from work piece.
Perform minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or work pieces.
Assist machine operators to set up machines and stack, mark, pack, and transport finished work pieces.
Spot weld work pieces.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or equivalent.
Basic math skills are necessary.
Must be able to work well in a team environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Standing for long periods of time.
Use of hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Reaching occasionally with hands and arms.
Talking and hearing.
Occasional walking, stooping, crawling, kneeling, or crouching.
Lifting, tugging and/or moving up to 35 pounds (at times it may be necessary to lift more using a partner).
Close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Ability to work extended hours greater than 40 hours per week on a regular basis.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Typical light manufacturing environment (includes welding, forming, and assembly).
Ability and willingness to work any shift and to work overtime when necessary.
Good work ethic
Highly motivated self-starter