Machinist/Welder - Sparta Division

803 S Black River St, Sparta, WI


Overall Purpose of Position

The Machinist is responsible to set-up and operate a variety of metalworking and fabricating equipment to build and repair all types of manufacturing machinery from design and fabrication through assembly, inspection and testing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up, adjust and operate all types of basic and advanced tools to machine parts to print.
  • Operates machines within close tolerances.
  • Select proper tooling and materials and apply knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Machine and Weld both metallic and nonmetallic materials.
  • Perform other shop related duties as required.
  • Performs machinery maintenance functions such as daily lubrication, chip removal and the cleaning of machines, table, surrounding area.
  • Work in a small non production machining and welding environment.
  • Ability to work alone and in a team setting.
  • Able to communicate effectively with all department personnel.
  • Supports metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection and testing using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics. 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates degree from an accredited school or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in the operation and set-up of manual mills, lathes and other shop related equipment.
  • Ability to produce parts from prints and maintain all required tolerances.
  • Understand proven welding and machining techniques to prolong tool life and minimize equipment repair.
  • Possess good communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to weld all type of materials using mostly GMAW and GTAW for machine part and frame fabrication.



Dated: May 8, 2017


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