Plating Technician I
SUMMARY: Operates assigned equipment used in executing metal finishing operations by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Loads and unloads tote pans of parts, stacks parts in baskets, racks and/or barrels, racks, un-racks, cleans, etches, de-smuts, pickles, bright-dips dyes, degreases, heat treats, plates, coats, wet processes and dries parts.
Follows prescribed procedures for processing.
Fills baskets, racks and/or barrels with parts to be processed and lowers materials into appropriate tank.
Removes parts when process is completed.
Maintains cleanliness of tanks and work areas.
Monitors temperatures of solutions.
Maintains daily production logs.
Physically inspects processing to ensure quality of product.
May be required to perform general utility work, material handling, assist with chemical handling and solution maintenance and record keeping as needed.
May be asked to troubleshoot simple to moderate problems.
Is responsible for quality of product produced.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate and percent.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to the job, and the ability to solve problems.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.