Brake and Shear/CNC Operator

Brake and Shear and CNC Machine Operators will be responsible for daily set up and operation of mechanical and CNC controlled shears, ironworkers, break press, and punch press. They will be responsible for machine operating, stacking sheet metals, cutting / bending sheet metals, monitoring, removing and installing dye, selecting correct materials including weight of materials, maneuvering materials from horses to table vice versa, turning machine off/on, use of foot control to operate machine, stack and move pallets correctly, stack and organize sheet metals after cutting, tracking/marking parts, clean up parts/debris, manage/report oil leakage from machines if necessary.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Operate Break and Shear Machines or CNC Machines
  2. Load, install and correctly setup tooling as required
  3. Read work order or understand instructions to correctly produce parts
  4. Accurately process a variety of metals with differing characteristics
  5. Measure parts/materials for precise cutting, punching locations, break locations
  6. Assemble products or production equipment.
  7. Inspected completed work to ensure accuracy
  8. Perform assigned work to time standards and quality expectations
  9. Material/parts rigging and handling with an overhead crane
  10. Problem solving
  11. Work in safe manner
  12. Participate in daily and monthly safety meetings
  13. Wear common PPE required.
  14. Able to lift up to 50lbs. periodically


  1. 1. Mechanical – Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  2. 2. Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control.
  3. 3. Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  4. 4. Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  5. 5. Critical thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  6. 6. Learning Strategies – Selecting and using training/ instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  7. 7. Mathematics – Using mathematics to solve problems.
  8. 8. Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  9. 9. Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  10. 10. Operating Monitoring – Watching gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  11. 11. Management of Material Resources – Obtaining and seeing the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  12. 12. Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a shop production environment. Includes exposure to sounds and noise level that are distracting or uncomfortable. Requires working in a very hot (above 90 degrees F) or very cold (below 32 degrees F) temperatures. Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Requires working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions. Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions. Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people. Requires contact with others and face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams. Requires making decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Mistakes are not easily correctable and have serious consequences.

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift 50lbs periodically. Requires bending, twisting, walking, repetitive movement, standing, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls. Requires exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings. Requires exposure to hazardous equipment.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days are Monday through Saturday; hours may vary from 6:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Required Education and Experience

  1. 1. One year of industrial/construction/ general labor experience.
  2. 2. Knowledge of mathematics.
  3. 3. Proficient in reading a measure.

Preferred Education and Experience

 At least two year’s work experience


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Must pass basic math test including reading a measuring tape.

Must pass pre-employment drug test, and physical.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)



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 Position   Brake and Shear/CNC Operator
 Position Number  110106
 City  Fresno
 State  California
 Dept  Production
 Experience  Required one (1) year of industrial/construction/ general labor experience, knowledge of mathematics, and be proficient in reading a measuring tape.
 Wage  Hourly
 Position Status
 Full Time

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