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Tooling Fabricator in Pinellas Park, Florida

  • Equipment: Fabrication and Assembly
  • Position: Structures Mechanic
  • Status: Open
  • Category: Contract

Job Description:

Pay:  $21.00 per hour / $31.50 OT

Shift:  Mon-Thurs, 10hr days, Fri. off  / 6:00am to 4:30pm.

Length of Contract:  12 months or longer.



  • Lays out, fabricates, and assembles metalworking dies, molds, and machine tool fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models, and engineering or shop specifications.
  • Uses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Computes dimensions; determines machining and material or parts required.
  • May perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions; recommend revisions in design and/or substitutions in material based on machinability or fabrication problems encountered; and solve problems relating to unusual materials, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production process.
  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. 
  • Operates light-duty bench- or floor-type machine tools and equipment such as small lathes, small mills, drills or saws.
  • May set up machining machines and make adjustments, and perform maintenance on machines.
  • Some machines may be numerically controlled.
  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
  • Paints and properly identifies and codes tooling.
  • Improvises shop aids to facilitate completion of work assignments.
  • Performs disassembly and cleaning of tooling.
  • Checks tools for wear, damage, etc., and replaces defective or worn components such as bushings, shims, clamps and pins, and reassembles same.
  • Helps to maintain work area and machinery in a clean and orderly condition.


Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Plastic Tooling and AutoCAD/SolidWorks experience is required.
  • Some knowledge of CNC equipment is required.
  • C-130, F-16, P-3, F-35 tooling experience - Must have experience in one or more.
  • Ability to use optical transits and levels.
  • Aircraft manufacturing experience with tooling background will be highly considered.
  • Knowledge of master models, tooling gages, sample parts, formed router tools, robotic tooling, fiberglass tooling, developed layout templates and hydro form blocks. 
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