• Messer Burning Machine Operator- Steel America

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    2020-1773
    # of Openings
    2
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(1/13/2020 11:23 AM)
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Steel America Division.


    We are pleased to accept resumes for a Messer Burn Machine Operator.  We are seeking candidates for night shift.


    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintain specifications by observing, and cutting, including; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
    • Operate and maintain one or more burning machines to burn plates in various shapes.
    • Select and setup tooling.
    • Bend/Form parts and inspect to blue prints.
    • Operation of CNC computer driven burning machine in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Operation of non-computerized track burning machine in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Must be able to select correct burning tips and/or gasses and pressure to complete the job effectively.
    • Ability to read and understand work orders and fill out correctly.
    • Operation of plasma or flame-cutting torches when required.
    • Effectively use all tools associated with performing duties including reading tape measures, calipers, etc.
    • Operation of all equipment needed in workstation such as overhead and wall cranes, hand torches, etc..
    • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
    • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
    • Document actions by completing production and quality logs.
    • Read work instructions to determine material to pull for burn job and locate the particular material in the warehouse.
    • Ensure the correct burn tip and gas settings are used on machine.
    • Enter proper program into computer for machine burning specifications.
    • Set up, operate, or tend burn machines that cut material to specified dimensions.
    • Inspect and measure work pieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes to ensure the quality of parts.

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge of specific speeds, fuel settings, tips and plasma consumables required to cut various thickness’ of steel.
    • Previous experience operating Plate Burning Machines (Plasma or Oxy-Fuel) in a steel service center or fabrication environment
    • Ability to tactfully deal with customers, internal Sales Representatives, coworkers & vendors as necessary.
    • Must be able to read blueprints or drawings.
    • Must be a steady, reliable worker
    • Requires basic levels of mathematical, reading, writing and communication skills necessary to successfully accomplish the job description, skills and ability requirements as outlined above.
    • Requires visual acuity necessary and appropriate to perform all job duties and requirements as listed.
    • Requires auditory acuity capable of hearing a forklift back-up alarm, moving vehicle horns, or other safety alarms and warning signals.
    • Able to work all shifts, overtime and weekends

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.

     

    Our benefits include: 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more

    EEO

    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET

    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry

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