Set-up, adjust and operate several production machine tools where tooling, setup detail and operating procedures are standardized and obvious- or operate and maintain setups on special purpose machines where operations may involve several progressive machining sequences. Generally close tolerance work where dimensional and finish requirements are not difficult to maintain due to nature of tooling and machine setups. Work usually repetitive and subject to process inspection. May be required to read part drawings and use adjustable, direct reading and fixed guages to check work. Requires a fundamental knowledge of machine shop operations as acquired by short job training and experience.
Assembles parts with the aid of verbal instructions, print(s) or sample parts.
Uses various types of riveting devices, hand tools, air guns and power devices to assemble parts.
Checks parts for quality and accuracy using basic inspection devices such as micrometers, verniers, scales, squares and gages.
Selects and aligns dies in press according to specifications.
Positions work piece against fixtures or stops on machine bed or on die.
Starts press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction.
Regulates air pressure and oil pressure.
Inspects work pieces for conformance to specifications and adjusts machine to correct errors.
Packages parts in appropriate containers.
Cleans and lubricates machines.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with other employees.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to train and work with others (team concept).
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift 25 pounds on a regular basis and may be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.