Fabricators / Light Industrial / Skilled Trades

Break Press Operator $15-17 HR.



Currently seeking an experienced Press Brake Operator for a local company that fabricates structural steel, plate, light gauge sheet metal and miscellaneous items. They specialize in custom fabrication and work on projects for different companies. 

A qualified applicant for this Press Break operator position will have 2+ years’ experience working with various metals and press brake machines. Experience using mechanical and hydraulic press brake machines is preferred.


  • Starting salary for this position is $16.00 – $22.00 an hour DOE
  • Shift: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm
  • Excellent benefits that include health & dental insurance, 401k, annual bonus, and paid time off.
  • Team-oriented work environment

Details of the Press Brake Operator position:

  • Ability to safely and efficiently use mechanical & hydraulic press brake machines.
  • Check equipment processing programs against work orders, drawings and pick tickets.
  • Load, install and correctly set up the tooling required for each job and part.
  • Setup, operate and position all pieces into the machine to match customer requirements.
  • Demonstrate a full understanding of print reading and geometric tolerances and how they relate to the finished part.
  • Demonstrate and apply an understanding of flat pattern layout.
  • Check parts against calibrated devices to ensure the accuracy of bends.
  • Load and operate the machine.
  • Check quality against job specifications and report any deviation to the supervisor.
  • Open to learning additional machinery and shop equipment.
  • Capable of working in a team-oriented environment.

Requirements for the Press Brake Operator:

  • 2+ years’ experience with mechanical & hydraulic press brake machines.
  • 2+ years’ experience reading blueprints and cut sheets..
  • Experience using a wide variety of hand and power tools and related shop equipment such as saws, shears, and grinders to reduce and prepare metals.
  • Steady work history.