SP Industries is seeking a Tool Worker to perform a wide variety of duties involving hand-tooling and gas and oxygen set-up using Pyrex™, quartz and other types of glass to produce precision laboratory glassware.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- Perform a wide variety of duties involving hand-tooling activities using Pyrex™, quartz and other types of glass.
- Set-up gas and oxygen flames to execute and meet specifications on various tooling operations.
- Perform hand-tooling operations on raw material (glass tubing) to meet customer or internal company prints and specifications.
- Read and interpret drawings and specifications that are written in English.
- Use a variety of measuring instruments to ensure parts meet quality levels.
- Capable of executing sustained hand-tooling production with a minimum amount of supervisory direction on the following inner and outer glassware joints: 7/10, 10/30, 40/50, 60/50, 71/60, 103/60, 40/35, and #'s 32 and 38 outers.
- Must observe all precautions, rules and regulations related to environmental, health and safety matters (e.g., PPE, proper disposal of wastes, et cetera).
- Perform repeated motions with wrist, elbow, and shoulder with arm at shoulder level.
- Adequately and effectively use measurement instruments such as calipers, rulers et cetera.
- Understand BOM's and routers.
Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, and Certifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess the minimum qualifications cited. In addition, the candidate must be able to satisfactorily complete a Glass Tooling Skills Assessment.
Education, Experience, and Work Skills
- High School diploma or GED.
- 5-10 years of glass experience.
- Appropriate hand and eye coordination.
- Able to read blueprints.
- Possess good problem solving skills.
- Prior experience working in a team oriented environment.
- Proficient in math.
- Able to read and speak English.
- Successful completion of a tool worker's apprenticeship program is a plus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The employee is regularly required to talk and listen.
- The employee is regularly required to use color vision and adjust focus between near and far objects.
- The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit.
- The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 30 pounds.
- The employee is regularly required to work with precision instrumentation and gaging.
- The employee is regularly required to perform repeated motions with wrist, elbow, and shoulder with arm at shoulder level.
The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
- The shop contains mobile equipment, machinery, and high voltages.
- The shop noise level is variable and may require hearing protection in some areas.
- The shop is heated when required but many areas are not air conditioned.
- Some shop processes use high voltage arcs or concentrated magnetic fields.
- The shop contains open flames and caustic chemicals.
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