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CNC G&L – VTL Operator (10 ‘ Table)

Listed By

Patterson Pump


Job Opening


Toccoa, GA


Stephens, GA

Job Description

Department: Machine Department

Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Machine Shop Manager

Grade/Level: 7

Amount of Travel Required: None

Job Type: Regular

Positions Supervised: None

Work Schedule: 2nd Shift Monday - Friday. Additional hours if needed.

Set up and operate a vertical machining center. May also machine and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools to perform precision machining operations.
Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock to display placement of cuts.
Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated and cooled.
Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Position and fasten work pieces.
Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
Install repaired parts into equipment or install new equipment.
Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
Set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools and power tools, to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.
Confer with numerical control programmers to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.
Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
Evaluate experimental procedures and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.
Design fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
Prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.
Install experimental parts and assemblies such as hydraulic systems, electrical wiring, lubricants, and batteries into machines and mechanisms.
Must be able to operate overhead cranes and climb ladders.
Set up and operate metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding, and cutting equipment.
Test experimental models under simulated operating conditions for such purposes as development, standardization, and feasibility of design.
Comply with established safety policies and procedures. Wear required Personal Protective Equipment as directed. Use appropriate tools designed for their specific job tasks. Provide feedback related to hazard assessments and/or accident investigations.
Act in accordance with Patterson's Company policies (ex. Harassment, Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethics, etc.).
Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Competency Statement(s)

Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.


Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required

Associate Degree (two year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Machine Tool Technology

Experience: 1 plus years of experience

Computer Skills:

Certifications & Licenses:

Other Requirements: Perform all other duties as required by supervision. Overtime as required.


N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands

Stand F

Walk O

Sit O

Manually Manipulate F

Reach Outward F

Reach Above Shoulder O

Climb F

Crawl O

Squat or Kneel O

Bend O

Grasp O

Speak O


10 lbs or less F

11-20 lbs F

21-50 lbs O

51-100 lbs N

Over 100 lbs N


12 lbs or less F

13-25 lbs F

26-40 lbs O

41-100 lbs N

Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth)
Sense of Sound - Normal
Sense of Touch
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Safety shoes, hearing protection, eye protection, face shield, gloves
Sense of Balance
Manufacturing shop floor environment. Cold in winter, hot in summer.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.

How to know if this opportunity is for you

You Enjoy

working indoors, working with others, working with information, working with equipment

You are

18 years or older

You must

be able to pass a background check, be willing to participate in a Drug Free Workplace including passing testing

You have experience

1 plus years of experience in CNC vertical machining centers; CNC programming; and knowledge of micrometers, calipers, and blueprint reading.


Perform all other duties as required by supervision. Overtime as required.

Listed By

Patterson Pump

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