||Assemble simple components tooling fixtures and complex prototypes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design and fabricate simple components and assemblies using aluminum, steel, plastics and composites according to work order and/or drawings.
Design and fabricate tooling fixtures and jigs for production.
Design and fabricate complex prototypes based upon concept sketches and specifications.
Document detail design changes by marking blueprints, drawings or routers (work orders).
Ensure that material levels remain at an acceptable level by maintaining material lists.
Apply rolled vinyl graphics and printed decals by operating vinyl laminating machine or hand cutting and premasking or strip weeding and merging.
Cut raw material using saws and stomp shears.
Position parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following blueprints.
Fasten parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets, or other fasteners or adhesives.
Modify parts through the operation of saws, shears or by welding or remove small quantities of metal with hand files and scrapers to produce close fit between parts.
Cut wire, assemble harnesses and lamp track sub-assemblies, and wire signs.
Train custom fabricators and agency workers on proper equipment use and welding procedures.
Ensure that machines, equipment and tools remain in good working order by performing daily preventive maintenance, regular and consistent inspection and repair; completing checklists as needed.
Maintain a clean and orderly work area.