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Machine Operator

Ralston, NE 68127

Job ID: 819389 Industry: machine op

Machinist - Omaha - 1st and 2nd Shift

Pay: $19/hr-24/hr
Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.

*Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerance of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

* Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.

* Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, and drill presses.

* Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

*Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

* Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.

* Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

* Sits and assembles parts into complete assembly.

* Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly.

* Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.

* Experience with building fixtures for drilling, milling, and turning.

* Responsible for checking the accuracy of engineering, sales and manufacturing offices' input to ensure customer final product is correct and within quality acceptance guidelines. Any changes or corrections must be communicated to appropriate departments so future product output is consistent with customer expectations.

* Understands, supports, implements and sustains 5S program initiatives and goals.

* Supports and upholds the quality and EHS policy,
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two years related experience and/or training; or minimum of four years of job shop related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Or certification of completion of a Certified Apprenticeship Program

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
6" machinist scale
6" caliper, dial or digital
0-3" micrometer set
12" machinist combination square set, of good quality
Telescoping gauges 1/2" - 6"
Transfer punch set
Prick and center punch set
Carbide scribe
12' tape measure
Calculator - scientific
Dead blow hammer
Brass hammer
12' crescent wrench
End wrenches 7/16"-1"
Dial indicator, minimum 1" travel w/mag. Base
Edge finder
Screwdriver set
Ball pen hammer
Machinist handbook
Allen wrenches American 1/16"-1/2" metric 1.5 - 12
Thread pitch gauge
Indicator and holder Indicol
De burr tool
Roll-around tool box
Supplied by company: Safety glasses, drills, taps.

A machinist needs to be able to accomplish the following to the satisfaction of management or possess a Degree in Machine Technology

1. Single point threading I.D. O.D. And taper pipe threads. Need to be able to look up in the Machinists handbook and calculate setup and run threading operations.
2. Calculate speeds, feeds and chip loads for turning, boring and milling.
3. Be able to understand the geometry of tooling and surface finishes.
4. Sharpen drills, carbide and high speed steels for machining operations.
5. Take most any job in the shop and be able to machine to print.
6. When you have a job, be able to write the procedure in which you will create the part, how you will hold work and what steps you will take to complete the part.
7. Know the terminology of the equipment in the shop.
8. Learn how to compensate for tool deflection and consistency.
9. Layout and measure bolt circles, coordinates, slots, etc.
10. Select tooling required for the job needed, and know what kind of tooling you are using.
11. Have the specialty measuring tools and know how to use them in order to make the parts required.
12. Know about tolerance fits and be able to apply them.
13. Need to possess Machinist's handbook and be able to look up information needed to make machined parts.

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