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Pattern Maker

Job Position: Pattern Maker

DEPARTMENT: PATTERN SHOP

Wages: Hourly | Shifts: All | Classification: A/B/C | Reports to Supervisor / Manager

Classification Level A

  • Encompasses all duties, responsibilities, and skills of B & C levels
  • Perform all duties with no supervision
  • Work from 2D and 3D engineering drawings
  • Make patterns in wood and urethane
  • Make master pattern(s) for metal tooling
  • Demonstrates high proficiency in both production and quality
  • Able to independently train others within this position on all classifications listed below

Classification Level B

  • Encompasses all duties, responsibilities, and skills of C level
  • Perform all duties with limited supervision or guidance
  • Ability to build and install rigging using all woodworking and metalworking equipment including mill & lathe
  • Understands and applies shrink factors for different metals
  • Repair broken and damaged pattern equipment
  • Demonstrates proficiency in both production and quality
  • Produce metal gauges and fixtures

Classification Level C

  • Works from sketches or drawings to rig patterns
  • Assists in the repair of broken and damaged pattern equipment
  • Rig new and used patterns and to make engineering/design changes to existing pattern equipment
  • Capable of using a variety of measurement equipment such as micrometers, calipers, height gauges, and scales
  • Can safely operate variety of wood working machines such as lathes, horizontal mills, planers and jointers, various sanders, etc
  • In addition to woodworking, also works with a variety of metals, plastics, and urethanes
  • Building, mounting, rigging, and set-up of the pattern equipment
  • Requires heavy lifting and extensive use of impact wrenches and drills, both electric and air

Entry Level Qualifications and Requirements

  • Basic math skills
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 100 lbs. repetitively (employees are encouraged to seek assistance when lifting over 50 lbs. and ensure assistance is readily available).
  • Work in or near extremes in temperatures and dusty environment
  • Able to follow instructions and complete assigned tasks in an unsupervised manner
  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Must have reliable attendance, willing to work flexible hours, and work well with others
  • Must perform other duties assigned

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The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as assigned by their supervisor. All employees are required to follow and maintain all safety practices and procedures at all times.

Omaha Steel Castings Company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way desired and the essential job functions may be modified to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

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  • By clicking “submit,” I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that misleading or false statements will constitute as sufficient cause for refusal of hire or as a termination of my employment, even if discovered at a later date. I understand that neither the acceptance of this application nor the subsequent entry into any employment relationship with Omaha Steel Castings Company (OSCC) creates an actual or implied contract of employment. I understand if I accept employment with OSCC that it will be on an at-will basis. This means that either OSCC or I have the right to terminate any employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.

    I understand and agree to submit to drug and alcohol testing before any official employment offer is given to me. I release OSCC and its employees, plus other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising out of or related in any way to such testing. I also authorize OSCC to investigate information concerning my education, employment history and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment. This includes being subject to a thorough background check. I release OSCC, plus any other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising from such investigation.

By clicking “submit,” I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that misleading or false statements will constitute as sufficient cause for refusal of hire or as a termination of my employment, even if discovered at a later date. I understand that neither the acceptance of this application nor the subsequent entry into any employment relationship with Omaha Steel Castings Company (OSCC) creates an actual or implied contract of employment. I understand if I accept employment with OSCC that it will be on an at-will basis. This means that either OSCC or I have the right to terminate any employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.

I understand and agree to submit to drug and alcohol testing before any official employment offer is given to me. I release OSCC and its employees, plus other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising out of or related in any way to such testing. I also authorize OSCC to investigate information concerning my education, employment history and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment. This includes being subject to a thorough background check. I release OSCC, plus any other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising from such investigation.

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