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The Gallegos Corporation Marble/Granite Fabricator in Gypsum, Colorado

Position Title: Fabricator Journeyman

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Location: Gypsum, Marble Shop

Reporting Relationship: Marble Shop Manager

Position Summary:

Fabricator Journeyman lays out, cuts and tools a variety of materials, including but not limited to marble and granite slabs according to project specifications in preparation for installation.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the Shop Manager to read work orders to determine production and project specifications.

  • Examine materials, ingredients and products visually or with hands in order to ensure conformance to established standards.

  • Lay out and cut out sinks and tubs to specification.

  • Select appropriate tools and sequence of tools for shaping and edging according to project specifications

  • Hone, polish and grind material to specification

  • Shape, trim or touchup roughed-out designs with appropriate tools to finish carvings.

  • Ensure surfaces are smooth and finished to specification

  • Modify mixing, grouting, grinding or cleaning procedures according to type of installation or material used.

  • Wash polished surface and apply sealer and/or curing agent when appropriate and to specification.

  • Inspect and handle slabs to ensure quality is maintained throughout the fabrication and transportation of material.

  • Maintain all tools daily and make Shop Manager aware when tools need servicing.

  • Operate core drill safely and for appropriate procedures

  • Operate forklift and gravity clamp to move material safely

Advanced Techniques

  • Program and Operate CNC machine per project specifications

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of equivalent work experience and/or trade school

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of all slab materials

  • Attention to detail with demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness

  • Conserves materials and meets productivity set forth by supervisors

  • Practices safe procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions and uses and maintains equipment and materials properly.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to:

  • moving mechanical parts/equipment such as saws, forklifts and vehicles

  • outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat or cold weather

  • work in high, precarious places such as scaffolding and ladders

  • fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals

  • risk of electrical shock

  • vibration

  • weight of heavy material, such as stone, brick or block

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel in a repetitive motion; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, including working on hands and knees for extended periods of time. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

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