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Wescon Controls Toolmaker Trainee in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11643919

The primary role is to support the Tool and Die Makers with the fabrication of precision tooling and machinery used in the manufacturing of Wescon Controls product lines.

Essential Functions:

· Prepare material for tool jobs by using measuring tools and manual machine shop equipment.

· Follow instructions of Tool & Die Maker with the fabrication, assembly, and repairs of precision parts.

· Fabricate prototype parts using a variety of manual machine shop equipment.

· Continued growth and understanding in machine shop practices using available equipment.

· Maintain a clean and safe work area.


· Must have a strong understanding of machine shop safety.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret blueprints.

· Basic machine shop mathematics.

· Ability to read measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, steel rules, & etc.

· Ability to operate hand tools such as files, wrenches, screw drivers, and grinders.

· Knowledge and experience in operation of conventional mills, lathes, & grinders.

Work Environment:

· The work environment is climate controlled.

· The candidate will occasionally be exposed to excessive noise typical to a machine shop.

· The employee will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.

Physical Demands:

· Must be able to frequently lift and move up to 50 lbs.

· Must be able to work standing for up to 10 hours a day.

Required education and experience:

· High school diploma or GED

Preferred education and experience

· Two (2) years or more of Vocational Training in Machine and Tool Technology

Additional eligibility qualifications: (additional requirements such as certifications, industry-specific experience and the experience working with certain equipment)

· Experience with CNC machining

· Understand material properties used in the fabrication of precision tooling.