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Shear Machine Operator

Published On: 5/15/2019
  • Job Order ID: 238
  • City: Augusta
  • State: GA
Brief Description:

Candidates must be able to operate large powered plate shear on diversified work.  Must be able to work from prints, cutting list, verbal and/or written orders to set up stops, jigs, angle or miter cuts.




  • Operate large powered plate shear on diversified work

  • Work from prints, cutting list, verbal and/or written orders to set up stops, jigs, angle or miter cuts

  • Use scale, square, protractor and tape

  • Request plate sizes and quantity to be delivered to work area by crane operator

  • Shear parts with minimum drop and advise supervisor of most efficient plate sizes to be inventoried

  • Shear small parts from drop

  • With assistance of operator, use jib crane and overhead crane to move plate into position and actuate shear.

  • Clear cut plate from rear of shear as necessary and stack. Check first piece cut for accuracy and conformance to print.

  • Maintain necessary records. Must detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual conditions to proper supervision.

  • Move material as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed.

  • Must maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition

  • Must follow prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain quality standards.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

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Requirement Note

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have good understanding of how to use tape measure
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent   
  • Must have strong commitment to Safety in all job aspects.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong ability to analyze and think strategically.

  • Must be able to contribute effectively in a team environment.

  • Must focus on continuous improvement.  

Preferred Qualifications:  


  • At least 1 year prior experience in this type of position desirable

  • $12 -$13 an hour based on experience


Years in Business


Candidates Hired in 2018


Sq Ft Cleaned Daily


Hours of Security Weekly