Machine Operator

Location: Beresford, SD 

Typical schedule is Monday-Thursday 6:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Busy season (summer) will include Fridays)

The Machine Operator is responsible for the daily setup and operation of fabricating and assembling structural metal products.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Efficiently and accurately set up and operate fabrication machines (e.g. Roofline, Curver/Plasma, Sidewall, Imcar machines) for routine established work
  • Select correct tooling for the job task with setup documents or supervisor/lead assistance
  • Load, install and correctly set up the tools required
  • Safely load sheet metal into machine, unload fabricated product and stack safely, properly, and securely
  • Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications, using square, ruler and measuring tape
  • Make routine decisions and use problem solving to resolve basic manufacturing issues or seek assistance
  • Report and document basic material, production, and quality control issues
  • Maintain performance logbooks on assigned area equipment and report any deficiencies
  • Participate in equipment preventative maintenance at the operator level
  • Safely operate forklifts and other equipment to handle materials and completed work
  • Operate hand & power tools, and other equipment as required to complete projects
  • Perform assigned tasks to time standards and quality expectations
  • Maintain professional, respectful relationships with internal and external customers
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with all safety procedures, rules, and regs
  • Assist other team members to get job done, as well as other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 1-year experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Fabrication/machine operating background a plus
  • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and math; as well as the ability to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools
  • Basic ability to read and understand blueprints and other shop drawing aids
  • Ability to work with various types of metal forming constraints with guidance
  • Ability to multi-task, handle multiple priorities and work in a repetitive and fast-paced environment
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and be detail-oriented
  • Must possess excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team

Physical Demands:

  • Routinely walking, standing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, stooping, reaching, and handling
  • Ability to lift at least (75) pounds
  • Working near moving mechanical parts; near noise routinely, and exposed to outdoor elements




    Pre-employment drug screens required

    EEO/Drug Free Workplace

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