Saw/Crane Operator

  • Location: Madison Heights
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #8898

Saw/Crane Operator – contract to hire

  1. See attached job description for saw/crane operator
  2. Pay: $17.95/hour
  3. Hours: 8-hour shift 7am-3:30pm 10-hour shift 5am-3:30pm 12-hour shift 3am-3:30pm
  4. MUST have reliable transportation to arrive on time

Job Title: Crane Operator /Saw Operator


Department: Production 


Reports to: Shift Supervisors, Operations Manager, Other Managers

General Purpose of Job:  To contribute to the successful and safe operation of James Steel.  In this position you must safely and efficiently cut and transfer tube.

The Crane Operator is required to:

  • Operate any overhead crane safely
  • Operate any forklift safely
  • Use the transfer buggy safely
  • Perform Daily Operator Inspections on cranes and forklifts
  • Remove tube bundles from the mills, keeping pace to avoid interruption of production
  • Supply and remove tube at the saws, keeping pace to avoid interruption of production
  • Plan in advance the use of floor areas to meet the storage needs of varying mill schedules
  • Complete all paperwork correctly
  • Load any truck with bundles to be shipped.
  • Initial “Inspected by” sticker to the back of the mill tag bag for each bundle loaded.
  • Weigh scrap from the mills, transfer, store, and load onto trucks as required
  • Use slings, dunnage, and boarding ladders safely
  • Rack stackers and dunnage when not in use
  • Communicate and coordinate with Operations
  • Communicate and coordinate with Maintenance
  • Provide additional crane and forklift service as needed
  • Perform housekeeping as required to maintain a safe and efficient workplace
  • Follow all written or spoken procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Saw Operator is required to:

  • Set up and operate either saw at rated production
  • Cut and deburr tube to produce correct lengths, a quality cut, and correct packages per order
  • Tack weld the ends of round tube in bundles prior to cutting
  • Load long lengths with overhead crane and remove cut lengths with forklift as necessary
  • Cut, remove, replace, and crimp steel banding as required
  • Read and correctly use micrometers, vernier calipers, radius gages, measuring tape
  • Read and understand cutting orders
  • Complete all saw paperwork correctly
  • Communicate and coordinate with Shipping
  • Communicate and coordinate with Material Handling
  • Communicate and coordinate with Maintenance
  • Assist with and write saw procedures for all sizes of tube
  • Change blades and track blade life as needed
  • Assist with saw maintenance as directed
  • Perform housekeeping as required to maintain a safe and efficient workplace
  • Follow all written or spoken procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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