Punch Press Operator
Pay depends on experience.
Set up power press to trim, punch, shape, notch, draw, or crimp metal, composite, or plastic stock: Assembles, installs, and aligns dies in press according to specifications, using feelers, shims, templates, bolts, clamps, and wrenches.
Adjusts ram stroke to specified length.
Positions work-piece against fixtures or stops on machine bed or on die.
Starts press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction.
Inspects work-pieces for conformance to specifications, visually or using gauges or templates, and adjusts machine to correct errors.
May clean and lubricate machines.
May be designated according to type of machine as Multiple-Punch-Press Operator I; or by function of machine as Draw-Press Operator; Forming-Press Operator I; Straightening-Press Operator I; Stretching-Press Operator.
HSD or GED
Solid background working with sheet metal
Expect to work overtime if the need requires
Steel toed shoes