Press Brake Operator

Location: Blaine, MN 55449
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

Press Brake Operators Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Press brake operator must know how to set up, program and maintain the press brake machine.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling, and installing sheet metal products.
  • Selects gauge and type of sheet metal such as galvanized iron, copper, steel, or aluminum, or nonmetallic material such as plastics or fiberglass, according to product specifications.
  • Lays out and marks dimensions and reference lines on material to develop and trace patterns of product or parts, or uses templates.
  • Press brake operators set up and operates fabricating machines such as shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls, and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, or straighten materials.
  • Shapes metal material over anvil, block, or other form.
  • Trims, files, grinds, deburrs, buffs, and smooths surfaces.
  • Inspects assemblies and installation for conformance to specifications.
  • Repairs and maintains sheet metal products.
  • Operates computer aided drafting (CAD) equipment to develop scale drawings of product or system.
  • Performs various other duties as assigned within the physical constraints of the position.