Band Saw Operator
Company: Gassmann Personnel Solutions
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Skilled & Trades, Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $13.00 to $15.00 / Hour
Posted: 4/8/2020

Must have material handlers/saw operators experience.

Seeking an Experienced Band Saw and Forklift Operator. Must be able to work overtime including 12-hour shifts and weekends when needed.

Ensures the safe operation of an automatic vertical (1) and horizontal (6) band saws. Cuts steel stock to correct length and measurements.


  • Completes daily stock inventory reports.
  • Orders and maintains proper inventory levels of materials
  • Unload raw materials from semi-trucks and store material.
  • Uses hydraulic press for bending of material as appropriate.
  • Maintains equipment and ensures the work area is clean and safe at all times.
  • Performs basic preventative maintenance on saw equipment.
  • Assures compliance with appropriate safety practices and procedures and with applicable federal, state and local codes, OSHA regulations and requirements
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Operates sit down forklift. (Hyster 155) 5K, 10K, 15K and 28K
  • Experience operating a Side Loader helpful
  • Use large magnet in place of overhead crane


  • Trade tools, equipment, materials, tape measure, methods and techniques used in safe band saw operation.
  • Lock-out/Tag-out procedures.
  • Basic Math Skills – able to convert decimal to fraction and fraction to decimal.


  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Prioritize, schedule, and review work.
  • Effectively and safely operate a variety of assigned tools and equipment.
  • Read tape measure and convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Operate a sit-down forklift – 5K, 10K or 15K


  • Work is performed while standing and/or walking.
  • Ability to work outside in inclement weather - heat, rain, humid, etc.
  • Very Manual Labor- bending, squatting and reaching, on feet all day.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 75 pounds
  • Requires activities involving being around moving machinery
  • GPS, Inc is an equal opportunity employer

Job Type: Full-time

  • Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour


  • Forklift Operator: 1 year (Required)
  • Band Saw: 3 years (Required)

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of record-keeping practices and basic arithmetic.
  • Knowledge of safety practices.
  • Skill in operating automotive, materials handling and office equipment.
  • Skill in lifting heavy packages and objects.
  • Skill in following both verbal and written instructions.

Performance Standards:

  • Material delivered timely to production departments.
  • Inventory part & pieces of accurate control.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with and work with other personnel.

Houston, TX 77029
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