Shop Saw Operator

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

This position is with Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. (DTS),  DTS, is seeking a talented Shop Saw Operator to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Main duties will consist of sawing raw material, cleaning machines, and work areas along with removing trash from the building and general housekeeping.

Other duties would consist of moving parts and raw materials using forklifts, full size pickup trucks, hand trucks, and carts. Position would require the ability to operate cold cut saw, vertical and horizontal metal cutting band saws. Saw Operator – Sets up and operates power saws to cut raw material to length, according to specifications: Selects and installs blade on machine, using hand tools. Sets controls to adjust speed, feed rate, and blade tensions. Positions guides, stops, holding blocks, or other fixtures to secure and direct work piece. Mounts work piece in holding device, manually or using hoist. Verifies dimensions of finished work piece, using measuring devices. Along with the ability to use hand tools, hand-held electric saws and drills, banding and un-banding palletized materials, and preparing finished items for shipment.

Basic Qualifications

Must have HS diploma or GED with 1 year of machine shop experience.

  1. The ability to read tape measures, scales, and calipers along with the ability to follow written work instructions and read blueprints is a plus.
  2. Candidate must be able to pass a forklift operator certification test.
  3. A valid driver's license and a good driving record are required.

Candidate must have the ability to safely use hand tools such as hammers, saws, drills, screwdrivers, and banding equipment.

Other Qualifications

Candidate must be able to:

  • lift up to 50 lbs
  • walk and stand for up to 90% of a normal work day, bend, stoop, and climb ladders and portable stairs
  • Good verbal skills and the ability to fill in forms and tags are required
  • Candidate should be self-motivated and be able to effectively comprehend and follow verbal directions

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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