Job Details

LocationSeguin, TX,
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
PositionSheet Metal Mechanic

Job Description

Modern Staffing is seeking a qualified Fabricator for a local manufacturing company located in Sequin, TX:

Position Summary:

Lays out metal stock or work pieces such as plates, angles, etc. to indicate location, dimension and tolerance necessary for further processing such as shearing, burning and/or punching. Also analyzes specifications and computes dimensions according to knowledge of product, subsequent processing, shop mathematics and layout procedures.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Studies drawings, sketches, or other specifications and plans layouts.
  • Examines workpieces and verifies such requirements as dimensions and square-ness, using rule, square and straight edge.
  • Lifts and positions workpiece in the machine manually or with a hoist.
  • Verifies position with measuring instruments, determines reference points and computes layout dimension.
  • Sets up and operates assigned machine(s) such as shears, cut off saws (vertical and horizontal), brakes, punch presses, and form roll to cut and shape components to specified dimension.
  • May operate forklift and overhead crane.
  • Required to make most setups without assistance on assigned machines.
  • Follows instructions of supervisor.
  • Completes all documentation accurately.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read drawings.
  • Ability to plan and organize work from drawings.
  • Knowledge and skill in operating assigned shop machines.
  • Shop math skills required; ability to read a tape measure, use a square and read dial calipers.
  • Mechanical aptitude

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • One year experience in fabrication preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift, push or pull up to 35 pounds alone and greater than 35 pounds with assistance.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8+ hours) as required by tasks being completed.
  • Ability to wear appropriate PPE, including hearing/eye protection, gloves and safety shoes.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed to complete job assignments.
  • Ability to work in a non-climate controlled manufacturing plant environment.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to tolerate heights.
  • Frequent walking, bending, stooping, reaching and climbing as required by tasks being completed.

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