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Toolmaker Specialist - 3rd Shift

Rural Hall, North Carolina

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Power Generation Services
Business Unit: Power and Gas
Requisition Number: 229708
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Rural Hall
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering

excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than

165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously

leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business

opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is

organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,

Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process

Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

Siemens is the leading service partner for ensuring high reliability and

optimal performance of rotating power equipment within the utility, oil &

gas, and industrial processing industries worldwide – as well as for wind

turbines. Siemens’ extensive national network of service technicians is able

to quickly and comprehensively offer expert service to maximize the

lifecycle of power generation equipment, helping to ensure reliability and

prevent downtime.

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Job Description:

3rd shift position




The primary purpose of this position is to plan, lay out, manufacture, modify, repair, and assemble a wide range of complex fixtures, jigs, gauges, machine parts, and special-purpose cutting and machine tools.  Improvise tooling and set-up where part construction, configuration, and close inter-related dimensions and tolerances require extensive machining experience.  Design and build simple dies and die sets.  Perform development work on tooling as necessary, and develop new experimental manufacturing processes.


Job Responsibilities:




§  Receive assignments, oral and/or written, from supervision.

§  Develop difficult setups utilizing the following:  calculation of compound angle     formulas (including angular boring); dividing heads and index plates (including plain     and angular indexing).

§  Manufacture and grind cutting tools and calculate circular forming tool (including                rake angles).

§  Manufacture machine equipment parts or fixtures where original machine or tooling             part drawings are not available (from complex samples).  Involves stringent checking        of interrelated surfaces and holes in multiple planes to set up and align.

§  Design and build simple dies (such as punch, trim, cutting), and die sets.

§  Calculate formulas and dimensions, manufacture, and develop inspection methods               for tapered dovetails and compound angle vise jaw inserts.

§  Maintain finish, alignment, and exacting accuracy of up to and including one tenth of           a thousandth inch tolerance in final assembly of several complex components.

§  Perform development work on tooling as necessary to complete assignments and    develop new experimental manufacturing processes, both in the tool room and     manufacturing areas.

§  Notify supervision of irregularities or equipment malfunctions.

§  Perform routine maintenance on equipment.

§  Maintain work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition.


Education/Job Knowledge Requirements:


This position requires the equivalent of a high school education plus specialized training.  Job duties require common intelligence, the ability to read, write, and complete forms. Also requires thorough knowledge of advanced shop mathematics together with the use of complicated drawings, blueprints, specifications, charts, and a variety of precision measuring instruments.  Equivalent to accredited, indentured, apprenticeship plus 4 years experience or 6 years tool making practical experience as a toolmaker.




With the above knowledge and skills, it will take more than 5 years for proficiency.


Responsibility for Safety of Others


With reasonable care in own work, injury to others will be prevented; if accidents do occur, minor injuries such as cuts, bruises, and abrasions may occur.


Work Of Others


Responsible for own work and providing general guidance to lower classified tool room employees and production operators.


Responsibility for Equipment or Process


Responsible for set-up, operation, adjustments, and routine maintenance of machine tools, hand tools, power tools, material handling equipment, etc., and a variety of precision measuring instruments.   Misuse or ineffective operation of any of the machinery and equipment could result in damage to specific parts or sections of equipment.


Physical Demand


Responsibilities require little physical effort with rare lifting and moving of materials or equipment of average weight.  Frequent walking and standing.  Gripping and grasping tools is common, as is use of mechanical controls such as buttons, knobs, and levers.  Some repetitive motion is involved in the execution of job tasks.





Mental/Visual/Auditory Demands


Complex work tasks require concentrated mental and visual attention.  Corrected or normal vision and hearing is required.


Working Conditions


Most work is performed in the shop area where dust and dirt are present to a limited degree.  Some contact with oil and grease.




Inattention, thoughtlessness, or careless operation of equipment or performance of duties may cause lost-time injuries such as crushed fingers, hands, and toes.  Safety goggles/glasses and safety shoes are required.


Initiative and Ingenuity


The employee in this position must use considerable judgment to work independently on very complex projects and to develop methods and procedures to meet objectives and to solve complex problems.


Responsibility for Material or Product


Errors are usually quickly and easily detected and can be reworked without major loss of materials.


Job Prerequisites


§  Must have successfully completed Industrial Reading Test with a score of 70% or  


§  Must have successfully completed Shop Math Test with a score of 70% or better.

§  Must have successfully completed Blueprint Reading Test with a score of 70% or   better.

§  Must have successfully completed Measuring Instruments Test with a score of 70%              or better.


§  Requires accredited indentured apprenticeship in tool making plus 4 year experience as a toolmaker.


§  Six (6) years tool making practical experience.



3rd shift position



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