Water Jet Operator

CareerBuilder-US in Phoenix, AZ

  • Industry: Aviation - Aircraft Mechanic/Technician
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $80,800.00 - 153,000.00 / Year*
position filled

SVS Group is currently looking to hire a Water Jet Operator/Shear Operator for one of our best Aerospace Clients here in Phoenix, AZ. You will have typical Water Jet Operator job duties and some Shear Operator duties to include:

  • Prepare and operate Water Jet Machines, power shears, and circle shear equipment, maintaining tolerances of +/- .005 per drawing and work instructions for that operation.
  • Perform operation of square shear and circle shear equipment and verify using measuring devices as per drawings and work instructions, under direct supervision of set-up man or supervisor.
  • Observe process or machine operation and measure parts in accordance with instructions using defined inspection media.
  • Stops process or machine operation and notifies supervisor when the parts do not conform to specifications.
  • Adjust tool and machine settings under supervision to obtain specified results
  • Perform work in all areas of shop as designated by supervision on an as needed basis.
  • Maintain a clean work area following 5S methodologies.

Job Requirements:


  • You must have at least 2+ years of very recent Water Jet Experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and blueprints in English is required.
  • Minimum vision requirements: Near and far vision of 20/30 in both eyes (corrected)
  • Manual dexterity to handle small delicate parts and hand held standard measuring equipment at the same time.
  • You must take direction well and you must get along well with others
  • You must have outstanding punctuality and attendance
  • You must be able to work a 2nd Shift - Monday - Friday 2pm - 11pm plus overtime as needed.

* Estimated salary