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Jig & Fixture Builder A- CMU in Monrovia, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Jig & Fixture Builder A- CMU

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:   The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Other duties may be assigned as needed. Employees must meet all customer/company quality expectations and/or requirements in order to ensure product integrity.

  • Determines methods and sequences of operations, makes layouts and plans and plans the job requirements

  • Fabricates, assembles and proves complex tools, dies and tool masters 

  • Exercises complete job knowledge of tool and die making including breakdown of complex tooling and machine tools and fixtures for machining operations by others

  • Sets up and operates power machine tools and accessories as required for the machining of tools and dies

  • Required to exercise the ability to make layouts from pertinent reference design data, tools, dies, machine fixtures and machine jigs

  • Makes detailed sketches and orders for machining, welding, heat treating or other operations required

Skills & Qualifications

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.

  • Ability to set up and operate such power machine tools and accessories as are needed to perform all necessary operations in the fabrication of jigs and fixtures

  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments

  • General knowledge of machine shop practice and procedures and knows jig and fixture building shop theory

  • Ability to use and interpret tool design drawings and engineering blueprints

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 General Education Degree (GED
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience or experience in related field
  • Ability to use trigonometry and related shop mathematics

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of co-workers and management
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Good attendance and a positive attitude with a team player approach

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand to perform work. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull or move up to thirty (30) pounds or more with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas

  • Fully enclosed shoes

  • Safety glass required in all manufacturing areas

  • Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.


801 Royal Oaks
Monrovia, California, 91016
United States