SKILLS INC Aerospace - Sand Blasting Operator - 1st Shift (M-F; 7am - 3:30pm) in AUBURN, Washington

JOB SUMMARY Operator is to work from a job schedule, be able to pull staged jobs for sand blasting, complete paperwork, and when finished deliver to other work areas. Operator is also responsible for light maintenance and upkeep of blasting machine. Must be able to work to the manufacturing instructions given in the work order. Reports to the sheet metal department lead. Supplemental duties are to help in other manufacturing departments and janitorial services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES Load work pieces into machines. Set up Blast cabinet with proper amount of abrasive. Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data. Visually make sure each piece is blasted evenly/properly. Examine completed work pieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws. Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be blasted. Clean and lubricate machines. Position work pieces in blast cabinet to maximize daily output. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. Identify opportunities for process improvement and increased efficiency. Maintain safe working practice's and insure area is clean and free of any possible dangerous situations. QUALIFICATIONS U.S. Person status required due to export control. Knowledge of and aptitude toward mechanical processes and techniques. Ability to identify potential issues with machinery, parts or process. Knowledge of and ability to apply basic mathematical skills to the work environment (such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers). Ability to identify hazardous materials and working conditions and apply the proper safety precautions and PPE required for each. Ability to identify, organize, estimate and recognize differences or similarities with excellent attention to detail. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or verbal instructions. Ability to adapt to change (positive or negative). Ability to accept of criticism and deal calmly and effectively with stressful situations. Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, and dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read work instructions and procedures in English. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE High school diploma or equivalent. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by the 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. Constant standing and/or moving. Constantly reach with hands and arms. Frequently lift or move up to 25lbs and occasionally lift up to 40lbs. Frequent repetitive motions. Constantly required to use fingers/hands/arms to grasp, pinch, pull, feel and reach. Constant bending/squatting. Occasional exposure to airborne particles. Constant exposure to moving mechanical parts. Const