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CNC Water Jet Operator

Specific Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for operation, loading and unloading material and parts, proving programs, operating controls, setting offsets, deburring and inspection of quality parts for conformance to requirements. 

  • Studies and interprets drawings, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished products, sequence of operations and set up requirements. 

  • Ensure productions rates are met or exceeded. 

  • Detects equipment malfunctions or out of tolerance machining and adjusts machine, within capabilities, controls or control media as required to insure quality of productions. Reports all machine malfunctions to Management. 

  • Communicates with management, production control, quality and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues. 

  • Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment. 

  • Suggest and implement improvements. 

  • Communicates all production related items to next shift Water Jet operator or shift supervisors. 

  • Completes all required safety procedures prior to and during operations.

  • May perform other duties as assigned by management.

  • Must possess basic math skills to include but not limited to adding, subtracting, multiplication, division, geometry and algebra for the purpose of calculating material fabrication.

  • Understanding in blue print reading/ geometric tolerance interpretation.

  • Knowledge in use of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments.


Instruments should include but not limited to calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages, indicators and scales.


Qualifications and Physical Demands:


  • High School Diploma

  • Training through a qualified Skilled Trades Course

  • 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.

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Along with the previously mentioned benefits, Cignys also provides a yearly reimbursement allowance for work boots, safety glass and personal tool purchases. 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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