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Machinist ($1,500 Sign-On Bonus)

Job Introduction

Brush Americas is a unit of Brush Group, a large worldwide group with a footprint reaching from Pittsburgh, U.S to Melbourne, Australia.  Brush Group has grown for over 130 years to be recognized as the largest independent manufacturer of electrical equipment including 2 and 4-pole Turbogenerators, Power Management Systems, Transformers, BRUSH Switchgear and Harrington Diesel Generators. We have a variety of clients across all sectors including oil and gas, power management and marine sectors, providing innovative and complex solutions to our demanding customer base.

 

Role Responsibility

Summary:  Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control. This is a repair machine shop for power generation industry.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.
  • Selects, aligns and/or positions, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers.
  • Set up and operate metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding, and cutting equipment.
  • Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly.
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
  • Design fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Overtime is a requirement as-needed which may include, weekdays, weekends or holidays.
  • This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive and employee may be required to undertake various duties as may reasonably be required by the Company.

The Ideal Candidate

Supervisory Responsibilities: Not applicable.

Education and/or Experience: Associate's Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or at least one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Machining Skills: Able to effectively use machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, Boringmill, CNC, Waterjet.

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: Current driver's license, Valid COATS Card

Computer Skills: Minimal computer skills required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Must physically be able to operate and/or assist around equipment and/or machinery without violating the restrictions posted in or around the work area.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Applicants must have or be eligible to obtain proper documentation to work in the US. Brush Americas requires employees to submit to and receive a negative result for drug and/or alcohol testing in order to be eligible to work in the US. In addition, employees are subject to both annual and random drug and alcohol testing during the course of employment. It is our commitment at Brush to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US. 

Brush Americas reserves the right, upon a conditional offer of employment, to require the applicant to submit to and receive a negative result for drug and/or alcohol testing. In addition, employees are subject to both annual and random drug and alcohol testing during the course of employment.

It is our commitment at Brush Americas to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

About the Company

The BRUSH Group is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of generators above 20MVA. With a comprehensive range of products and services including transformers, switchgear, portable generating sets and control & monitoring systems, BRUSH is your ideal partner for electric power generation, distribution monitoring and control.

BRUSH has been a key figure within Electrical Engineering for over 130 years, offering a wide range of ‘electrical machines’, and providing our customer chain with the highest calibre equipment and after sales service.

Here at BRUSH US we are very proud to offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term Disability and Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive benefits package which includes 401K and a tuition reimbursement plan

 

  • Overtime for qualifying positions
  • Shift differentials for qualifying positions
  • Per diem when applicable
  • Car allowance for qualifying positions
  • On-the-job training for certain shop positions

Applicants must have or be eligible to obtain proper documentation to work in the US. 

Brush Americas requires employees to submit to and receive a negative result for drug and/or alcohol testing in order to be eligible to work in the US. In addition, employees are subject to both annual and random drug and alcohol testing during the course of employment.

It is our commitment at Brush to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

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