CNC Waterjet Operator-2 Axis I - 1st Shift in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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CNC Waterjet Operator-2 Axis I - 1st Shift

Job Description


Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. 

Operates 2 axis computer-numerical control (CNC) machine to cut and fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts. 


•      Studies blueprints, sketches, drawing, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations and setup requirements.


•      Measures sheet size of material; compares material identification number on work order to material markings and to material computer nest to ensure the proper material is being cut.


•      Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance cutting.


•      Confers with Level II operator regarding necessary adjustments.


•      Monitors cutting factors such as speed and feed.


•      Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.


•      Learns to perform basic machine setups.


•      Performs accurate reporting of labor.


•      Familiar with basic machine maintenance and pre-operations inspections.


•      Drills and reams holes.


•      Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.


•      Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.


•      Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.


•      Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position. 

Required Skills & Qualifications:  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, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 


•      Math Skills – decimals, percentages and fractions required; geometry and trigonometry preferred.


•      Strong mechanical aptitude


•      Ability to read blueprints and mylars.


•      Ability to use precision measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, indicators, and scales.


•      Ability to operate a forklift.


•      Read and understand internal procedures and policies.


•      Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.


•      Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.


•      Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance




•      Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



•      Must be able to communicate effectively.



•      Frequently required to walk; use hands handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.



•      Annual baseline hearing test is required.




•      Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.



•      Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Skills & Qualifications


Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.  




•      High school diploma or equivalent required.



•      Math Skills – decimals, percentages and fractions required; geometry and trigonometry preferred.


•      Strong mechanical aptitude.


171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States

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