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Tube Laser Operator

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  • Petersburg, VA
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Petersburg, VA

Posted 8 months ago

Our client is a privately held, independent company that has grown to become one of the premier distributors of structural steel, tubing, piling, and plate products. They are looking to hire a Tube Laser Operator to join our team in Petersburg, Virginia. A Tube Laser Operator is skilled in operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines to precisely cut, shape, and design metal tubes. They are responsible for reading blueprints, setting up laser machines, programming parameters, conducting quality checks, and ensuring smooth production processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate and set up tube laser cutting machines
  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and set up requirements
  • Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions and adjust machine controls for optimum cut speed with the best quality of fit
  • Receive work orders and jobs to process efficiently and effectively to meet customer needs
  • Verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications
  • Set up and operate machine on trial run to verify accuracy and machine settings or programmed control data
  • Carry out standard operations of laser cutting and chose the right cuts and fitting
  • Monitor the machine during the cutting process and make adjustments, as necessary
  • Inspect finished products to ensure they meet quality standards
  • Troubleshoot by conferring with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve operation problems
  • Maintain accurate inventory of consumable material and pass information on to the shift supervisor for timely orders of parts
  • Perform routine maintenance on the machine to ensure proper functioning and perform daily maintenance of machine
  • Establish and maintain work procedures and records for all job responsibilities as they relate to in accordance with the quality system
  • Adhere to safety procedures and protocols at all times
  • Perform other duties as needed
Position Qualifications:

  • B.A Science Degree in Integrated System Engineering is preferred; or an Associates degree or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school; or 6 months to one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic math skills including fractions, decimals, and standard measuring devices
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work overtime when requested
Position Benefits:

  • Full-Time position, which includes health, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a company matched 401K plan
Contact the Recruiter:
Tyler Bellock
Talent Advisor
Tyler Bellock
Talent Advisor
(847) 430-8117
Messina Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We provide and promote equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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