Machine Operator/Fabricator


Machine Operator/Fabricator Job Highlights

Title Machine Operator/Fabricator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Livermore, CA, United States

Company Profile

McNICHOLS is the leading supplier of specialty metals and fiberglass including perforated metal, expanded metal, wire mesh, grating, and flooring products.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Machine Operator/Fabricator who will be responsible for operating cutting equipment such as large band saws, hydraulic shears, panel saws, and cold saws to cut bar grating, sheet metal, sheet wire, fiberglass, and other materials.

All uniforms, steel-toed boots, welding gear, and safety equipment is provided in a clean, safe work environment.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess experience in operating shop equipment such as hydraulic shears or similar, large band saws, cold saws, etc.


  • Maintain high attention to safety, quality, and productivity in the fabrication area
  • Observe safety procedures, assure self and others’ safety, and report any safety issues
  • Operate forklifts, other lift equipment, or cranes to move material as required.
  • Process material by following instructions on work orders and shop drawings and verify material and work for accuracy
  • Properly setup equipment using appropriate feeds and speeds
  • Safely operate shop equipment to cut metal materials using hydraulic shears and saws, and other power tools
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to work independently in a production-oriented environment and perform against established performance standards
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time and lift material weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Basic computer skills
  • Capable of following written instructions and interpreting shop drawings
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • Self-starter with a willingness to learn
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy


  • 3 weeks of paid time off
  • 9+ paid holidays
  • Company-provided disability and life insurance
  • First-day eligibility for health benefits
  • Generous 401k match
  • Steel-toed shoes and uniforms for Operations

Employer’s Statement

McNICHOLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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