• Saw Operator

    Job Locations US-CA-Huntington Beach
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a 2nd Shift Saw Operator. The Saw Operator position performs a variety of routine and non-routine machining assignments within the department assigned and insures timely and accurate test results under direct supervision.  


    • Work Hours: 2:00pm - 10:30pm
    • Use cutting equipment to prepare specimens for testing as dictated in customer specifications
    • Follow guidance from Department Manager, Machinist / Senior Machinist co-workers
    • Gathers and records dimensions in accordance with quality assurance requirements
    • Use blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of laboratory safety
    • Diploma or GED certificate 
    • 0-2 years’ experience in a machine shop environment
    • Understanding of machining concepts
    • Basic understanding of machining concepts, measuring instruments and dimensional concepts
    • Working knowledge of machine shop safety protocol
    • Possess computer skills and basic mathematical skills with the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry a plus
    • Ability to lift <50 lbs. often and > 50 lbs. on occasion and stand on feet for long periods of time
    • Ability to work alone the majority of the work day; only requesting assistance for clarification or confirmation of machining procedures
    • Understand what must be completed each work day and takes the initiative to complete those tasks properly and timely 
    • Ability to understand and carry out basic machining methods
    • Proven ability to set up and perform a variety of material sectioning processes according to customer specifications under the supervision and technical input of Machinist / Senior Machinist

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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