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Heavy Machine Operator

Schuff Steel
Ottawa, KS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Heavy Machine Operator (C)

Job Details



Job Location

Ottawa-Shop - Ottawa, KS

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Not Specified

Job Shift


Job Category

Skilled Labor - Trades


Employee Value Proposition 

Working for a world-class leader in building structures and bridges, a Schuff Steel HMO-C brings his/her expertise and knowledge in fabrication to build some of the most complex and high-profile projects in the commercial building, bridge and industrial sectors. Critical to the field of forming material by operation of non-CNC machines and equipment such as Saw, Punch, Shear, Beam Splitter and Threader. Also assists HMO A’s and B’s with their equipment.  The HMO-C utilizes a high degree of proficiency while utilizing full skills of the trade including knowledge and understanding of non-CNC equipment and machines To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. 


In return, the Company will offer competitive market-based compensation and comprehensive health insurance benefits.  We are committed to professional development and growing our business.  We are looking for a professional with a growth mindset who desires a progressive long-term career.


Core Responsibilities

  • Layout, read, interpret blueprints, shop drawings and other company documents. 
  • Operates heavy steel fabrication machinery according to company requirements.
  • Load and unload equipment with material manually and through the use of an overhead crane or magnet. 
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance.  
  • Troubleshoot, properly mark and stamp materials. 
  • Perform daily cleaning of machines.
  • Locate parts and supplies for machine operation and grind material.
  • Keeps work area organized and clean.
  • Transport material by a crane as needed and required.
  • Must adhere to and follow all safety rules and PPE requirements


Education/Training - Work Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and/or 12 months experience; completion of a closely related vocational training course through an accredited school may substitute for the required experience


Specialized Knowledge – Certificates & Licenses

  • Equipment Knowledge & Skills – includes the operation of non-CNC machines and equipment such as Saw, Punch, Shear, Beam Splitter and Threader. Also assists HMO A’s and B’s with their equipment. Overhead cranes and forklifts
  • Language Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  None

Schuff Steel


Ottawa, KS



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