Lays out, fabricates, and assembles metalworking dies, molds, and machine tool fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models, and engineering or shop specifications.
Uses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
Computes dimensions; determines machining and material or parts required.
May perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions; recommend revisions in design and/or substitutions in material based on machinability or fabrication problems encountered; and solve problems relating to unusual materials, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production process.
May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Operates light-duty bench- or floor-type machine tools and equipment such as small lathes, small mills, drills or saws.
May set up machining machines and make adjustments, and perform maintenance on machines. Some machines may be numerically controlled. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
Paints and properly identifies and codes tooling.
Improvises shop aids to facilitate completion of work assignments.
Performs disassembly and cleaning of tooling.
Checks tools for wear, damage, etc., and replaces defective or worn components such as bushings, shims, clamps and pins, and reassembles same.
Helps to maintain work area and machinery in a clean and orderly condition
All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran
status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally