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CNC Operator/ Mold Maker in Modesto, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2124654

CAD/CAM - CNC Operator/Mold Maker position

This position provides support to manufacturing in the design in the creation and production of new precast concrete designs, drawings, and documentation.

Job Description points

• Creates accurate CAD drawings to produce shop drawings on computer

• Develops and maintains precast mold libraries

• Sets up, operates and maintains CNC machines to ensure the efficient running of production.

• Performs machine setups (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle

• Understands specifications and desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.

• Translates instructions into computer commands so machines perform the correct functions

• Runs mold production as needed

• Controls and adjust the functions and settings of machines (e.g. speed)

• Loads and unloads raw material or parts onto the machine

• Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools to ensure they meet requirements

• Test the operation of machines periodically to guarantee their smooth running

• Troubleshoots issues that arise during the shift

• Check output to discover any machine-related mistakes or flaws

Skills required

• Ability to work multiple priorities in an organized fashion

• Above average mechanical ability to understand and use CAM equipment

• Excellent math skills

• Strong computer and related hardware skills

• High attention to detail

• Ability to use engineering tools (caliper, micrometer and ruler)

• Computer savvy with basic understanding of computer programming and CAD/CAM

• Experience with CAM software and 3D CAD automation options

• Ability to translate CAD/CAM experience to the precast concrete industry

• Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

• Works well independently and demonstrates a high drive for results

• Demonstrates a keen eye for detail and continuous improvement

Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent education

• Proven experience as CNC operator

• Skill in operating CNC machinery and tooling as well as precision measurement tools

• Ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings

• Read CAD drawings / designs of various types of precast concrete site furnishings and determine appropriate construction and fabrication process needed to produce molding and tooling for product

Pay Rate: $18 - $29 per hour DOE

* If you are interested in being considered for this position, please respond with your updated resume.

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