This position is responsible to set up and operate power-shear machines to cut steel and other materials, such as sheets and plates to specified dimensions and angles. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Shears and trims metal sheet and plate according to written or verbal instructions, sketches, blue prints etc. 

  • Starts machine, adjusts blade gap, rake angle and back-gauge controls, and monitors operation. 

  • Perform daily preventative measures such as lubricating and cleaning machines, with daily record keeping. 

  • Lifts work piece manually, by forklift or by overhead crane, positions and secures against guides and stops. 

  • Lays out cutting lines to obtain maximum number of pieces from stock. 

  • Measures dimensions of work piece, using tape, gauge, template, or rule and square, for conformance to specifications. 


  • At least 1 years’ experience with the use of hydraulic shears. 

  • Ability to set-up and run machinery without supervision. 

  • Forklift or Crane license considered an asset however we will provide training to the right candidate. 

  • Ability to check and measure parts to ensure accuracy and precision. (standard tape measure and micrometer). 

  • Ability to lift up-to 50lbs 

Additional Information 

  • Full time hours with potential overtime, paid after 44 hours 

  • Monday - Friday with some overtime available on Saturdays (based on company needs) 

  • Pension and benefits. 

  • Public transportation is available at this location 

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What We Offer 

  • Weekly Pay of $14.00 + per hour( based on experience) 

  • Direct deposit & debit card payment options 

  • Health, vision, dental, life, and disability insurance 

  • Overtime available 

  • Felony friendly 

  • Temp-to-hire opportunity 

  • No need to be fluent in English 

  • No experience needed 

Machinist Tasks & Duties (What You'll Do) 

  • Perform proper set-up and calibration procedures for all equipment and accessories to be used on projects 

  • Understand specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc 

  • Translate instructions into computer commands so the machines can perform the correct function 

  • Supervise the machines while they execute the tasks and make any necessary adjustments to produce a better result 

  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly 

Machinist Shift Info 

  • Day Shift, 07:00 am to 03:30 pm 

  • Monday - Friday 

Machinist Qualifications (Requirements / Skills) 

  • Skill in operating machinery and tooling as well as precision measurement tools 

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings 

  • Computer savvy with basic understanding of computer programming 

  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills 

  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach 

  • Good communication skills 

  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. 

  • Able to work in the US. 

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About Ascend Staffing 

Ascend Staffing has been connecting great people with real opportunities for over 50 years. We are always looking for great people. If you’re ready to earn more, get real benefits and achieve your goals, you’ve come to the right place. 

  • We do what we say we will do. 

  • We are direct and transparent. 

  • We find real opportunities with great employers. 

Want to contact us? 

Ascend Staffing Fort Worth 

5750 Rufe Snow Dr, Ste 112 

North Richland Hills, TX 76180 

Related Job Titles 

  • Machinist 

  • Lathe Operator 

  • CNC Operator 

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