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
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.
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
- Program and Operate CNC machine per project specifications
- 3-5 years of equivalent work experience and/or trade school
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.
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
weight of heavy material, such as stone, brick or block
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
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.
What to expect as a Full-Time Employee:
Medical, dental and vision benefits
Paid time off
401k retirement plan
Employee assistance program
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled