SUMMARY: Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts. Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining. Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications. Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable. Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances. Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components. Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
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: Right-to-know, Loc-out Tag-out, Blueprint, Instrument, Forklift, One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.