Instrument Maker Apprentice Job Description Sample
Apprentice Machinist Tool And Die Maker
We're a well-established successful company with a strong history of success. We produce a wide range component of high quality for a diverse clientele. We're located just over an hour north or New York City in a scenic town near shops, amenities, easy transportation access, golf courses and great restaurants.
We're are looking for a hands-on individual who wants to learn develop their career as a tool & die maker. We will provide a high-quality work environment for the right individual who's hungry and wants to grow in our company. We are also offering a long-term commitment for someone who is interested in a future leadership role.
What you will do as a Tool and Die Maker
- Build dies, tools, fixtures, machines and parts
- Troubleshoot and repair existing dies and equipment
- Operate standard machines and equipment
- Preventive maintenance
- Make repairs of equipment as required
- Work from drawings or verbal instructions
- Work in accordance with all Company procedures
What you will need as a Tool and Die Maker
- High school/ GED required, advanced training preferred
- ability to work independently
- 2+ year of experience working with tools
- Experience with 2-up dies or/and in-die sensors preferred
- Other tasks as assigned
What you will get as a Tool and Die Maker
- Competitive Pay
- health, dental, vision
- 401 K
- generous vacation time and sick days
- career growth opportunity
- excellent work environment
- safe and clean work environment
If you’re a talented person looking for a great career with tremendous growth potential, please apply today.
Instrument Maker II (Sheet Metal Technician) (18223)
Job Title: Instrument Maker II (Sheet Metal Technician)
Location: Boulder, CO
Type: Full-time, Non-Exempt
No relocation package is offered for this position.
- U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or other protected status under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) is required for this position.
- UCAR/NCAR will not sponsor a work visa (e.g., J-1, H1-B, etc.) for this position.
Who We Are:
Located in Boulder, Colorado, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is one of the world's premier scientific institutions, with an internationally recognized staff and research program dedicated to advancing knowledge, providing community-based resources, and building human capacity in the atmospheric and related sciences. NCAR is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
Scientific programs from all over the world rely on NCAR/EOL's Design and Fabrication Services (DFS) Facility to create innovative engineering solutions and highest quality machining and repair services of new and existing highly-specialized instrumentation used on every imaginable platform. DFS provides an unmatched set of skills and capabilities uniquely tailored to meet the development needs and requirements of the atmospheric research community. Through closely interacting with scientists and other engineers across our community, DFS utilizes the latest in solid modeling and computer aided design software to achieve innovative solutions to complex and challenging instrumentation requirements. Examples of products DFS has created are aircraft instrumentation, heavy parts for radar pedestals, laboratory equipment, light-weight precise optical mountings for aircraft or satellite instruments, and ocean-going systems.
For more information on EOL please see the Join Our Team page.
What You Will Do:
Provides technical support for scientists, engineers and technicians in the design, processing, sheet metal fabrication, machining and repair of precision instruments and components in a research environment with minimal supervision.
Understands and utilizes formal engineering drawings, solid models, sketches, written specifications, and verbal instructions to complete fabrication assignments.
Utilizes manual rolls, brakes, punches, shears, and other sheet metal fabrication equipment required to manufacture and assemble precision sheet metal components and large assemblies for ground based and airborne instruments.
Utilizes precision measuring equipment to inspect accuracy of work. Ability to assemble, test, modify, install, and repair instruments as required.
Generates 2D geometry, i.e. circular, elliptical and multi-sided shapes, hole patterns and points, utilizing PC based CAM software. Utilizes geometry to program 2-axis CNC milling machines to fabricate flat patterns and shapes.
Performs set-ups for sheet metal fabrication. Understands setbacks (K-values) and bend allowances in sheet metal manufacturing.
Performs set-ups and operates manual and 2-axis CNC milling machines in the process of fabricating precision instrument components.
Performs set-ups and welds components to customer's specifications using MIG and TIG welding equipment. Common materials are aluminum, stainless steel, and steel.
Utilizes air-less paint gun and breathing respirator to apply primer and paint to sheet metal and machined components, assemblies, and instruments.
Consults with the Shop Supervisor to understand project requirements and to develop processing techniques for the most efficient method of sheet metal fabrication and/or machining. Reports as to project status and difficulties encountered.
Recommends new and replacement sheet metal tooling purchases to ensure maximum efficiency and maintains an adequate supply of such tooling.
Performs all duties and responsibilities in compliance with all applicable OSHA and UCAR safety regulations.
What You Need:
Education and Years of Experience:
- Completion of a relevant machine trade vocational program and at least six (6) years of relevant, high precision sheet metal trade experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Advanced level skills in sheet metal fabrication.
Experience setting solid rivets using rivet setting equipment and air operated hand tools.
Demonstrated skills in mechanical instrument making, machine operation and selection for various fabrication requirements.
Knowledge of materials, their properties, bendability, machinability, and appropriate use for various fabrication requirements.
Ability to work from formal engineering drawings, solid models, informal sketches, and verbal instructions.
Ability to setup and run machining equipment.
Ability to setup and operate MIG and TIG welding equipment.
Ability to prepare and apply primer and paint to sheet metal components, assemblies, and machined parts.
Experience with CAM software.
Ability to contribute ideas on a design level.
Skills in collaborating with engineers and a wide variety of technical people.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations and general workplace safety rules.
- This position requires a willingness to work in remote locations on occasion. Typically for not more than one day.
What's In It for You:
Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer that strives to develop and maintain a diverse workforce. UCAR is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy.
Whatever your intersection of identities, you are welcome at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). We are committed to inclusivity and promoting an equitable environment that values and respects the uniqueness of all members of our organization.
Instrument Maker 3 / CNC Machinist
Please note that this position has been reposted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.
The Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington (APL-UW) is a national center for advanced science and engineering research and development and education. APL-UW was formed in 1943 for the U.S. Navy to bring university research resources to bear on urgent WWII defense problems. APL-UW has developed an international reputation for its broad based programs in science, engineering and for designing, building, and deploying the advanced technology required to meet the research needs of numerous government and commercial sponsors. With modern facilities, equipment and over 350 talented researchers and staff, APL-UW provides a unique, dynamic work environment with many opportunities.
APL has an outstanding full time opportunity for an Instrument Maker 3 / CNC Machinist.
APL-UW provides a unique, dynamic work environment with many opportunities. APL-UW is organized into eight scientific and technical departments. The ability to turn ideas and hypotheses into experiments, field programs, and new instrumentation relies on the composite of many science and engineering disciplines. The Laboratory owes its success to the synergy created by investigators and technicians working across these departments and their commitment to basic and applied research.
The appointee to this position will perform complex high precision work on Oceanographic Research Instruments by setting up and operating manual machine tools and/or programming, setting up and operating CNC machine tools such as Okuma lathes, Haas CNC mills, SIP jig borer, Bridgeport manual mill, G&L horizontal boring mill, grinding machines, and Vision Engraver to fabricate parts for research purposes. Resolve highly complex design and manufacturing problems such as performing design work from verbal or minimal written instructions to manufacture mechanical devices; determining tolerances and fits on mechanical designs; performing advanced jig and fixture design and construction; and diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and rebuilding machine tools and/or mechanical devices.
Under general direction, independently perform highly complex design and project coordination duties in support of part fabrication such as designing complex, state-of-the-art mechanical devices or systems requiring a comprehensive knowledge of system integration involving features such as probes, sensors, gauges or other electro-mechanical devices, plus troubleshooting and repairing mechanical equipment.
Confer with professors, scientists, and engineers on development of Oceanographic instruments and specialized equipment for research use; recommend design modifications
Work from SolidWorks solid models, hard copy blueprints, sketches, diagrams, written and oral instructions and suggest design or material changes when alternate configurations appear appropriate
Create Fanuc style CNC programs using CAMWorks software to facilitate the fabrication of components on Haas 5-axis, 4-axis and 3-axis mills, Revolution mill, and an Okuma CNC lathe
Plan and lay out work, design jigs and fixtures, determine material and fabrication methods to be used, if not explicitly specified; calculate sizes, apply GD&T to components and determine working tolerances
Set up and run CNC machine tools and make adjustments as required to maintain appropriate tolerances; Construct or machine parts from standard and exotic metals and alloys, plus plastics, rubber, ceramic, etc.
Determine and plan all inspection criteria required to prove the repeatable accuracy of high-tolerance components and devices; perform inspections with appropriate gauges and measuring machines
Troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment or machine tools, perform basic repairs, and solve complex mechanical problems;
Follow the APL Machine Shop electronic file system structure and work with the MS Access tooling storage database
Perform advanced welding using Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) processes along with heat-treating processes including welding of ferrous and nonferrous alloys and shield metal arc welding techniques, and brazing, soldering and heat treating of a wide variety of metals
Perform close tolerance sheet metal work
Perform duties of Instrument Maker II and other related duties as required
- Two years of experience as an Instrument Maker II OR equivalent education/experience
Experience with SolidWorks software and CAMWorks CAM programming software or equivalent
Experience with 4th and 5th Axis programming, setup, and operation
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- May be subject to successful completion of E-Verify process
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Tool & Die Maker Apprentice-2 ","Value":" Tool & Die Maker Apprentice-2
This position is responsible for the support of all departments in the Milwaukee Facility. Responsible for observing safe work habits and maintaining cleanliness of work area. Communicates with supervisor his/her daily activities, anomalies in work areas, and unsafe conditions.
Offers suggestions for process improvements. Work subject to process and final inspection in accordance with Badger Meter’s quality management system. May be assigned to work in other departments or perform other duties as instructed by management.
Possesses good communication skills. Able to work in a team environment. Reading Comprehension:
Ability to read and understand production drawings. Mathematical Reasoning: Basic math skills with an understanding of decimal equivalents, trigonometry Measurements:
Ability to operate and read various measuring devices used to ensure quality of products. Able to read a tape measure to 1/32” tolerance, to use combination squares to measure angles to +/- 1 degree and ability to use and read a micrometer. Major job duties/accountabilities As described in Mold Maker (Die Cast) (Plastic) Exhibit A - Program Provisions, in order to obtain well-rounded training and thereby qualify as a skilled worker in the trade, the apprentice shall have experience and training in the following areas.
This instruction and experience shall include the following operations but not necessarily in the sequence given. Time spent on specific operations need not be continuous. Work processes include:
Perform precision measurement and inspection, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, using prints of drawings, if applicable, and cutting tools. Milling, Including Manual and/or CNC Controlled Drilling, Including Manual and/or CNC Controlled Turning, Including Manual and/or CNC Controlled EDM, Including Manual and/or CNC Controlled Grinding (Precision), Including Manual and/or CNC Controlled Cut-Off, Including Manual and/or CNC Controlled Materials and Metallurgy Shop Cleanup Jigs and Fixtures Mold Making Bench Work/Layout (Assembly) CAD/CAM, Program and plan CNC, Design molds, fixtures and die Paid Related Instruction in tool & die related skills. Will be required to attend formal class room training All educational requirements must be completed within a five year, 10,080 hour apprenticeship period.
Credit for previous work/learning can be applied. All employees in this program will be on probation for a period of 2080 hours. Performance will be reviewed by the Joint Apprenticeship Committee.
Responsible for observing safe work habits and cleanliness of work area. Proceeds under general supervision. Performs other duties as may be requested.
Responsible for using standardized inspection methods and SPC as requested. Work subject to process and final inspection in accordance with Badger Meter ISO 9000 documentation. Badger Meter is an equal opportunity employer.
This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights regarding equal opportunity in employment by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and the “EEO is the Law” poster supplement at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Tool & Die Maker
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Set up and operate various machines consistent with the Tool & Die trade including but not limited to Lathes, Mills, Drills, Saws, Shapers, Die repair and rework, etc. in order to produce required product from prints, samples, and sketches.
Reviews prints in order to plan sequence of operations required for job.
Selects proper materials to be used including type of steel, machines, tooling, gauging instruments, etc.
Uses various types of gauging and measuring instruments in order to check and dimensionally verify the
part being used.
Assists in the design, manufacture and development of new tools or processes working closely with
Engineering and other department personnel.
Troubleshoots and develops corrective actions for tooling or process related problems on production
Qualified journeyman card holder, must have completed and provide evidence of having completed an approved apprentice program or have a minimum of 8 year's experience and be able to provide evidence of such.
High school diploma required.
Must possess own tools including but not limited to micrometers, depth mics, inside mics,
calipers, indicators, radius gages, etc.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Tool & Die Maker
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Set up and operate various machine tools consistent with the Tool & Die trade including but not limited to Lathes, Mills, Drills, Saws, Shapers, Die repair and rework, etc. in order to produce required product from prints, samples, and sketches, etc.
Reviews prints in order to plan sequence of operations required for job.
Selects proper materials to be used including type of steel, machines, tooling, gauging instruments, etc.
Uses various types of gauging and measuring instruments in order to check and dimensionally verify the part being used.
Assists in the design, manufacture and development of new tools or processes working closely with Engineering and other department personnel.
Troubleshoots and develops corrective actions for tooling or process related problems on production floor.
Qualified journeyman card holder, must have completed and provide evidence of having completed an approved apprentice program or have a minimum of 8 years experience and be able to provide evidence of such.
High school diploma required.
Must possess own tools including but not limited to micrometers, depth mics, inside mics, calipers, indicators, radius gages, etc.
Tool & Die Maker - 2Nd Shift
2nd Shift Tool and Die Maker
Produces tools, dies (compounds and progressive), molds, jigs and fixtures of a highly intricate nature. Support the production cells as needed to keep product on schedule for shipping.
- Plans, lays out, and performs all bench and machine operations required to produce specific tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, and gauges, where a high degree of skill and extensive knowledge of tooling practice is required.
- Works from engineering drawings and tool designs to produce and develop each tool.
- May act as lead man on special projects and assist in apprentice training.
- Proceeds from own conception in absence of design or specification.
- Assumes responsibility for quality workmanship and dimensional accuracy for assigned work.
- Must be able to use all types of precision machinery and measuring instruments associated with the trade.
- Tool makers are expected to multi-task as much as possible via: running multiple machines simultaneously through good planning.
- Ensures the maintenance of a clean, safe working environment and be responsible for adherence to relevant health and safety standards.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or necessitated by business conditions or change.
- Must have completed approved Tool & Die Maker Apprenticeship or 5 years on the job training equivalent.
- Must have good knowledge of accepted shop practice and a minimum of five years experience in the trade, exclusive of the training period.
- Must furnish all hand tools normally associated with the tool and die trade.
- Specific knowledge of machinery speeds and feeds.
- A good understanding of raw materials used in the trade.
- Knowledge of heat treat, welding, metal forming, springback characteristics of matls, and 6S expectations.
- Must be able to lift at least 45 pounds.
- International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Compliant
Medical benefits start the day you start! No waiting period!
13 Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
401K Savings Program
Who is Johnson Electric?
Johnson Electric is among the world's largest providers of motion subsystems and motion components including DC motors, brushless motors, synchronous motors, piezo motors, solenoids, micro switches and flexible circuits.
Johnson Electric has two operating divisions aligned with the broad markets served:
- Automotive Products Group (APG)
- Industry Products Group (IPG)
These operating groups are aligned with industry trends and focus on specific application segments such as engine and transmission for APG and home technologies and power tools for IPG.
We have provided billions of motor switch and flex circuit products for hundreds of different applications. Supporting our customers worldwide are sixteen R&D centers located in Hong Kong, China, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, the UK and the USA.
Johnson Electric is fully vertically integrated and has an annual production capacity of over one billion motors and motion subsystems from its manufacturing footprint across more than a dozen countries.
Tool Maker - Bench
Innovative products begin with talented, highly motivated individuals. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the largest and most diverse company in the North American commercial vehicle market, invites you to join our dynamic, industry-leading workforce. Our world-class portfolio of brands, including Freightliner trucks, Western Star trucks, Detroit™ engines and components, Thomas Built Buses, and Freightliner Custom Chassis, offers the unique opportunity to follow your passion for automotives in business or technical fields at locations across North America. And when you work for a Daimler company, you join a global network of over 250,000 dedicated employees on 6 continents who share your passion. Apply today and explore the world of Daimler!
Expect a Rewarding Career. Work for Detroit.
For almost 80 years, Detroit Diesel has been an uncompromising industry leader, designing and building heavy-duty engines and components that fuel the North American commercial vehicle market.
Builds and repairs tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gauge Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of the journeypersons and apprentices of the toolmaker bench trade are as follows:
Responsible for maintenance and repair of hoppers, escapements, bowls, tracking or tubes, and lower indexes, arbors, hone pots, tool clamp, clamp wedge systems, collets, all moving pallets fixture, Gatco bearings, poppets and center line position.
Responsible for maintenance and repair of all parts loader/unloaders.
Responsible for tool clamp faults and collet assembly (HDE).
Responsible for HDE Con Rod Operation 20 and 50 change over.
Responsible for maintenance and realignment all gantries, load and unload part location for true position.
Responsible for maintenance and repair of all linear bearings on all fixtures, probe plates, part alignment, part gripper and transfer fingers and bolts.
Responsible for maintenance and repair of all generating heads.
Responsible for the installation, repair and removal of all bushing plates, fixture plates, and probe plates (Pipefitter responsible for nozzle maintenance and sizing).
Responsible for locating pins, rest pads, guide rails, rollers which consist of Osborn, McGill and cam rollers, as well as and brass pads for control arms.
Responsible for installation of spacers and shims with alignment of centerline fixtures.
Common lifting, transport of trade specific material.
High school diploma (or equivalent) required
An attached resume is required
GED or High School Diploma is required
Technical degree or certificate in manufacturing preferred
Certified Journeyperson card holder or ability to document 8 years of experience
Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
Strong Computer/Software skills including M/S Office, Prisma
Willingness to be cross-functionally trained
Ability to work any shift assigned
Ability to work effectively with production teams, engineering, service technicians and management staff
Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application.
Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.
Senior Instrument Technician
Career CategoryOperationsJob Description
Amgen Thousand Oaks is seeking a Senior Instrument Technician to report to the Maintenance Manager. The Senior Instrumentation Technician is responsible for performing calibration, repair, installation, troubleshooting and documentation of instruments used on process control systems and building systems in production plants, utility plants and facilities suited and designed for material manufacturing. All work must be completed in a safe and timely manner in accordance to Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA) and Job Hazard Assessments (JHA). All work will be performed according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), standard operating procedures (SOP) and Amgen policies and regulations.
Perform calibrations of metrology related equipment
Perform instrument calibrations for process, utility and analytical equipment and systems
Troubleshoot and repair site instrumentation and control system issues
Ensure work is completed in a safe and compliant manner in accordance with applicable procedures
Ensure that calibration and repair activities are documented in an accurate and compliant manner
Execute according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with GMP, SOP, CFR and Amgen regulations
Knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and electronic instrumentation fundamentals, including process control loops, loop checks, loop tuning and troubleshooting computer based control systems (PLC, BMS, DCS, and various HMI)
Review and provide feedback on calibration and maintenance reports, forms, and records
Revise and review calibration, maintenance or other related procedures
Provide regulatory and partner audit support
Interpret electrical schematics, I/O wiring and panel drawings, utility, process system/equipment, plumbing, ductwork, and HVAC P&ID's
Interact with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services
Perform general labor duties and may work in a variety of locations
Participate in on-call rotations for after-hours facility and manufacturing support and work outside of established shift hours upon short notice
- Associate's degree and 4 years of instrumentation/calibration experience
- High school diploma / GED and 6 years of instrumentation/calibration experience
Associate's degree in metrology, instrumentation, electronics, or related technical discipline
Experience performing maintenance and troubleshooting on electrical systems up to 480V
2 years in an FDA (GMP) or similar regulated environment
Experience executing and documenting instrumentation work orders in Maximo or similar computerized maintenance management system
Strong leadership, technical writing and communication/presentation skills
Advanced understanding of process control loops, loop checks, and loop tuning of process control systems
Experience with Rosemount instrumentation, Foundation Fieldbus communications and Delta V process control system
A high mathematical understanding, excellent reading skills along with intermediate computer and typing skills
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Instrument Tech/ 40 Hours/ Rotating
GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT
Responsible for the preparation of standard and special instrument kits. Sorts, inspects, and assembles instruments according to surgery schedules. Inspects all instruments for damage, tests special air power instruments and performs minor maintenance. Responsibilities include functioning as a Processing Technician on assigned weekend.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Removes instruments from washer sterilizer.
Sorts and inspects all instruments for damage.
Assembles instruments into standard and special kits.
Initiates instrument count by documenting quantity of instruments in each kit.
Labels instrument kits and places them on rack to be wrapped and sterilized.
Tests power equipment after each cleaning.
Performs minor repairs on surgical instruments and equipment.
Orients new employees to Instrument Room.
Trains new Instrument Technicians.
Responsible to a given surgical service for maintaining proper par levels.
Checks and replenishes emergency Case Cart(s).
Prepares Orthopedic instruments to go out for refurbishing on a monthly basis.
Orders stock supplies for the Instrument Room.
Maintains quantity of count sheets for instrument kits, i.e. inventory, copying, filing.
Works within the hospital and departmental policies regarding safety and infection control.
High School graduate or GED.
Nine months to one year training instrumentation required. One to two years Central Processing experience preferred.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Good eye to hand coordination.
Ability to rapidly identify a large variety of instruments.
Ability to work well under extreme pressure and stress.
A sound understanding of the English language.
Ability to think quickly and to use sound judgment in proper selection of emergency equipment.
Ability to establish priorities for job responsibility.
Demonstrates ability to maintain a level of strong concentration.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/JOB CONDITIONS
The job involves a large amount of time spent standing. The job also involves routine lifting of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The job involves routine contact with caustic materials used in cleaning and disinfecting, infectious material, pressured steam equipment and Ethylene Oxide, which is regulated by the EPA.
There is a high level of noise, heat, and humidity due to the sterilization process.
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