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Engine Lathe Operator (Evenings)

Tulsa, OK

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Engine Lathe Operator

Trinity Employment Specialists - Tulsa, OK 74135

Full time | Monday – Thursday, 3:30 PM – 2:00 AM | $20/hour


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate engine lathe performing function such as turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials, bar stock, or castings

  • Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators

  • Study blueprints, layouts, or charts, and job orders for information on specifications and tooling instructions, and to determine material requirements and operational sequences

  • Adjust machine controls and change tool settings in order to keep dimensions within specified tolerances

  • Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to work pieces

  • Start lathe and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met

  • Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specifications or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics

  • Crank machines through cycles, stopping to adjust tool positions and machine controls to ensure specified timing, clearances, and tolerances

  • Lift metal stock or workpieces manually or using hoists, and position and secure them in machines, using fasteners and hand tools

  • Replace worn tools, and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies using bench grinders or cutter grinding machines

  • Position, secure, and align cutting tools in tool holders on machines, using hand tools, and verify their positions with measuring instruments

Organization Relationships:

  • Works with the other members of the company







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