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Shear Operator and Brake Operator / Folder Operator


Shear Operator and Brake Operators / Folder Operators cut and bend sheet metal products required in a wide variety of industries and settings in a manufacturing shop setting.
Shear Operator and Brake Operators / Folder Operators work with many types of metal including but not limited to black and galvanized steel, copper, brass, nickel, stainless steel, and aluminum.

Working Conditions

Shear Operator and Brake Operators / Folder Operators work from verbal instructions or blueprints, or design small jobs themselves. A 40-hour week is normal, but overtime may be required to meet deadlines. Shear Operator and Brake Operators / Folder Operators will be working in a manufacturing setting. Considerable bending, reaching, and lifting may be required.

Skills and Abilities

The work is most rewarding for people who enjoy developing special skills and putting them to use in a variety of ways.
To be successful, Shear Operators and Brake Operators / Folder Operators need:

  • to be in good physical condition
  • a mechanical aptitude
  • strength, stamina and the use of proper lifting techniques required to handle heavy tools and parts weighing up to 25 kilograms;
  • eye-hand coordination, spatial and form perception, good eyesight and manual dexterity
  • the ability to visualize a finished product from a drawing
  • a good background in practical mathematics, geometry and blueprint reading
  • the ability to stand for long periods, do some moderately heavy lifting and carrying in a noisy place
  • patience, dependability and accuracy
  • the ability to work in a shop environment
  • computer skills necessary for operation of the control panel
  • must be able to pass a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol test

Please submit your resume by fax to 780-955-7221 Attn: Human Resources or via the contact form below.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. MakLoc cannot confirm if applications have been received, therefore does not accept recruitment calls. NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES.

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