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Pattern Maker - 1st Shift (6am-3:30pm)

Posted: 08/27/2023

Beginning in Omaha Nebraska over 100 years ago, Omaha Steel brings a long history in the steel industry that tells a story where we have been. Today, Omaha Steel represents a new era in the American Steel Industry by providing expertise to companies with their high quality, reliability and efficiency.

Omaha Steel offers:
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with a guaranteed 2% contribution given to all employees
  • Employer match on employee 401(k) contributions
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation accrual (begins after 90-day probationary period)
  • Opportunities for Growth

We are currently seeking a reliable individual to join the Omaha Steel team as a Pattern Maker in our Foundry Pattern Shop.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills:
  • Works from sketches or drawings to rig patterns
  • Assists in the repair of broken and damaged pattern equipment
  • Rig new and used patterns and to make engineering/design changes to existing pattern equipment
  • Capable of using a variety of measurement equipment such as, micrometers, calipers, height gages, and scales
  • Can safely operate variety of wood working machines such as, lathes, horizontal mills, planers and jointers, various sanders, etc
  • In addition to woodworking, also works with a variety of metals, plastics, and urethanes
  • Building, mounting, rigging, and set-up of the pattern equipment
  • Requires heavy lifting and extensive use of impact wrenches and drills, both electric and air
Entry Level Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Basic math skills
  • Must be able to read blue prints
  • Experience in the field or related area preferred
  • Must have the ability to repetitively lift up to 100 lbs. (employees are encouraged to seek assistance when lifting over 50 lbs. and assistance is readily available.)
  • Work in or near extremes in temperatures and dusty environment
  • Able to follow instructions and complete assigned tasks in an unsupervised manner
  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Must have reliable attendance, willing to work flexible hours, & work well with others
  • Must perform other duties as assigned