Equipment Operator (Shear)

Location: Auburn, WA

Department: Western Coating Inc.

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Our Western Coating, Auburn location is looking for an experienced Shear Operator for a day shift position.

Position Purpose: Operate the Rebar Shear System at maximum machine efficiency, generating highest part quality and performing general machine preventative maintenance based on safety and best practices in the steel service industry.    

Major Duties:

  • Work as machine operator of a production team and produce bar accurately and in an efficient manner.
  • Positively communicate with crane operators and bender operators to facilitate production and minimize down time. Work with crane operators to maximize through put in warehouse
  • Review work instructions and verify consistency between fabrication tag, and material, and grade, etc.
  • Verify Heat number with certification & follow certification procedure.
  • Participate in insuring a safe work environment through best practices including promoting of company safety policies, OSHA guidelines, maintenance of a 5S work station.
  • Accurately fill out paper paperwork


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Reading, basic math, writing skills and blue prints.
  • Use a Standard English tape measure and micrometers.
  • Aptitude for mechanical assembly is a plus.
  • Print reading and interpretation desirable.

Western Coating is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.

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