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About the Organization Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is the industry leader in engineering, designing and manufacturing leading-edge military expeditionary products, rugged industrial/commercial products, and products for medical rehabilitation. Our product lines include shelters, heaters, environmental control units (ECUs), power generators, chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) air filtration and collective protection systems, military vehicles, perimeter protection systems, and robotics including manipulator arms, vehicles, and healthcare solutions.

Additionally, HDT’s success and longevity is based on the full range of engineering services we offer, including design, analysis, testing, validation, training, and installation. These services provide the foundation of our innovation, providing ongoing research and development.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location HDT (Huntsville, AL)  

Overall Summary

The primary function of this position is to operate fabricating machines such as cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses, forming machines, and punch, that cut, shape, and bend metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structures by performing the following duties. 

Primary and Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operates Fab Shop and Machine Shop machinery and equipment. Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements

  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule or template
  • Positions work piece against stops or aligns layout marks with die or blade
  • Pushes button or depresses pedal to activate machine
  • Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction
  • Measures work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation
  • Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from work piece
  • Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or work pieces
  • Sets up and performs maintenance on fab and machine shop machines and performs burning work
  • Operates any equipment needed to perform job
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Adheres to all quality and safety standards
  • Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • May participate in lean/six sigma/quality/safety initiatives as required

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Does not supervise others

Years Experience             

  • 1 – 3 years related industry experience preferred

Level of Education           

High School diploma, or GED preferred.  In lieu of  preferred diploma, relevant work experience demonstrating the required job skills and abilities needed to successfully perform the job.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to work from verbal and written instructions
  • Applies common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Knowledge of general math (add, subtract, multiply and divide) in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Computes rate, ratio, and percents and reads and interprets metal rule.
  • Reads measuring device
  • Reads and understands shop drawings
  • Works as a member of a team
  • Works adjusted schedules and overtime when required
  • Operation of small power tools, other hand tools and computerized and high-pressure equipment
  • Ability to operate a fork lift
  • Goal oriented and team focused to ensure completion of projects in a timely manner

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Work is accomplished in a moderately clean plant environment.
  • The production floor does not have a cooling system.
  • The sound level in the work environment may fluctuate due to noises associated with manufacturing process
  • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil and/or fumes

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:

  • Performs all work in accordance with safety and workmanship and good housekeeping specifications
  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs., occasional lifting up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders, bend, kneel, work overhead with arms, and sit or stand for several hours at a time
  • Eye/hand coordination required, with steady and agile hands to operate equipment and tools
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as required per plant rules


  • New employee safety orientation and training on special tools or software required for job performance
Position Requirements



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