ROADTEC, INC CNC Operator (First Shift) in Chattanooga, Tennessee

SUMMARYUnder general supervision, sets and adjusts and operates a variety of CNC and manual machining equipment to precisely machine, drill and/or shape steel, brass and aluminum parts to specification by performing the following duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESSets and adjusts controls of various CNC machining equipment.Sets up and operates equipment to properly machine parts of various dimensions to pre-determined specifications and tolerances.Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings and other printed material.Performs calculations and operations with decimals, fractions, metrics and associated mathematical data; properly utilizes a variety of hand tools and devices including hammer, wrench, tape measure, vernier calipers, micrometer, depth gauge, file and others.Receives parts from all departments; follows direction of Leadman or higher supervisor and coordinates with other machinists and employees from other departments as necessary.Corrects returned parts as necessary.Checks finished parts for appearance, tolerance and overall specification.Operates forklift to move parts when necessary.Projects a positive company image by interacting with fellow employees, customers and management in a cooperative, supportive and courteous manner; displays a professional attitude; complies with company dress code.Communicates with individuals at all levels within the organization.Documents assigned tasks as required.Performs work according to production schedule and/or supervisorand#39;s directives.Follows all company policies and procedures at all times.Follows proper safety procedures at all times.Wears personal protective equipment as required.Cleans work area daily.Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEMinimum one (1) year of experience operating CNC equipment required. Engineering drawing reading and interpretation skills a must.Ability to operate a variety of machining equipment preferred.Knowledge of computer hardware and software including applications and programming in order to write programs for CNC equipment a plus.Previous experience programming CNC equipment a plus, preference will be given to applicant who has programming experience on Fanuc Model 310i Series A controls and lathe horizontal machine centers.Heavy equipment manufacturing experience a plus.SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDAbility to work satisfactorily as a team member.Ability to use a variety of hand tools and devices.Adept at problem solving.Must complete and maintain forklift operation certification and be able to safely operate a forklift if required.OTHER REQUIREMENTSMust be eighteen (18) years of age or older.Must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check.May be required to provide basic hand tools to perform duties.Must be dependable.Willingness to train on first shift if required.Willingness to work any shift when needed.Flexibility to work additional hours when required.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence. MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, common fractions and decimals in both US and metric systems and apply to practical situations.Knowledge and understanding of both US standard and metric measurements required. Plane geometry skills required.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to effectively deal with problems which involve a few concrete variables in