Saw Operator

Houston, TX 77095

Posted: 11/05/2018 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 45751 Pay Rate: $16 - $17

Saw Operator

TPI Staffing is hiring a Saw Operator in NW Houston Immediate Hire! This is a 3-4 month project paying $16 - $17 Depending On Experience. Will be Working First Shift and MUST be flexible to Overtime! You will be responsible for performing various metal sawing tasks, in accordance with written instructions and/or standard operating procedures.


  • Process raw steel stock through the saw area, in accordance with blueprints, cut tickets, and/or other written instructions or standard operating procedures.
  • Move materials within the facility on pallets and move stock with a forklift.
  • Maintain inventory of steel supplies and communicate to Supervisor - Welding when supplies are low.
  • Operate table, bench, jig, hand, friction circular, and hack sawing machines to slot, groove, miter and trim metallic stock.
  • Install specified saw blade in machine, using hand tools.
  • Adjust controls to set cutting speed, feed rate, blade tension, and to adjust tilt of blade on table.
  • Position stock guides, stops and holding blocks, using hand tools and measuring devices, to secure and direct stock.
  • Place stock on table or in feed device, manually or using hoist, and cut stock.
  • Manipulate stock under saw to cut along layout lines.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.


  • High School Graduate or (GED) and one to two years related experience.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
  • Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Ability to read a tape measure and blueprints required.
  • Ability to identify different types of steel stock such as angle iron, channel and beam required.
  • Ability to drive a forklift required.

Karina Orozco
Jr. Recruiter - Hablo Español

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