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Wire Technician 1-1

Company: Fine Jewelry Manufacturer
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Wire Technician will perform a variety of advanced level metal fabrication operations and duties as assigned to service and assist in breakdown of precious metal material used for finished and die struck products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Highly repetitive and routine duties to provide an introduction to the fabrication process.
  • Basic or routine equipment operations.
  • Requires care and constant attention to shop activities to avoid injury to self or others.
  • Transfer materials to location specified within the process routing
  • Perform lifting/positioning of metal for shearing operations in the raw stage
  • Maintain work area on fabrication floor in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Follow prescribed safety regulations and practices
  • Basic equipment operations
  • Initial breakdown of raw billets to specific and/or desired thickness
  • Pre-finishing of billet utilized for customers and/or default/production jobs within precision tolerances specified by the process routings
  • Perform mathematical calculations to assist in segregating of material to respective jobs

  • Advanced equipment operations
  • Production setups i.e. wire drawing sequence, power turk roll changes, 4-hi
  • Perform advanced mathematical calculations i.e. material requirements, process yields, process routings
  • Adhere to precise specified finished gauge tolerances
  • Maintain material quality segregation and material quantity accountability
  • Basic comprehension of metallurgical properties


  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs with regularity and in excess of 50-75lbs on occasion
  • Ability to comprehend and utilize measuring devices
  • Ability to stand for an entire shift
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team


  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Manual dexterity and good hand/eye coordination


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Keywords: Fine Jewelry Manufacturer, Lafayette , Wire Technician 1-1, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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