Fabrication Operator (NC, Arden)

Posted on: 02/10/2023

Job Purpose:

The Fabrication Operator will operate various fabrication machines, including a deburring machine, press brake, laser, saw, and more. This is an opportunity to learn many areas of the fabrication shop.

Job Description:

  • Sets stops on machines, changes dies and adjusts components when making passes
  • Installs, aligns and secures holding fixtures to machine bed using gauges, templates, feelers, shims and hand tools
  • Inspects work piece for defects
  • Measures work piece and verifies dimensions using micrometer, template, straight edge and scale
  • Selects and positions die sets into the machine and secures them
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment and determines when and what kind need to performed
  • Reads blueprints for specifications to determine the dimensions of the product
  • Marks identifying data on workpiece
  • Troubleshoots and corrects operational and quality issues
  • Maintains coolant levels and grease levels in the press break
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School Diploma and 3+ years of working experience
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Mathematics
  • Must have fabrication experience

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 this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.