A Press Operator I, has basic metal stamping knowledge involving working around or within an area that includes presses. May include any of the functions listed below.
- Required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms to handle material
- Must be safety conscience always and exercise great care regarding the equipment, materials and the safety of others and oneself.
- Operates single stroke press and auxiliary equipment in a safe and correct manner.
- Performs and documents required visual and physical quality inspections as indicated by control plan/operator check sheet.
- Pushes button or depress pedal to activate machine.
- Stack, label, pack, and transport finished workpieces
- Basic metal stamping knowledge
- Experience around or with stamping presses
- Knowledge and use of measuring devices such as calipers and micrometers
There are no supervisor responsibilities
- One years related experience and training or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Desire for additional education and training
- General knowledge of operating metal cutting machine tools, saws, drills, mills, grinders and hand tools
- High School Diploma or GED
- Effectively communicate and understand job instructions both verbally and written
- Finger Use: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm.
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to be a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. Up to 75lbs
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
- Sedentary Work: Sitting or exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects or one's self
- Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching the skin, particularly that of fingertips.
- Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work. Detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
- Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and perceive the nature of sounds
- Seeing: The ability to perceive the nature of objects by the eye near and far, depth perception, field of vision, and color vision
- Repetitive Motions: Substantial repetitive movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
- Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
- Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force to thrust forward, downward or outward.
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Very Heavy Work: Exerting more than 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- Working Conditions
More than 50% of Time
- Intense Noise
- Hazardous physical conditions (mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibration, etc.)
- Atmospheric Conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation)
- Inadequate Lighting
- Hazardous materials (chemicals, blood and other body fluids, etc.)
- Extreme temperatures
- Work space restricts movement/Ergonomics
- Environmental (imminent danger, threatening environment)