Water Jet Operator

$14.00 - $16.00 hourly
  • Hogue Inc
  • Paso Robles, CA, USA
  • Jan 22, 2019
Full time Engineering Manufacturing Skilled Labor Maintenance

Job Description

HOGUE Tool and Machine has an immediate need for a full-time Water Jet Operator in our Paso Robles, CA facility. This is a Full Time position. Salary $14.00 - $16.00 depending on experience.

HOGUE Tool and Machine is home to a proud family tradition of American quality and innovation since 1968. Every product is built in the spirit of fine craftsmanship, attention to detail and complete dedication to the legacy of founder Guy Hogue. We are looking for dynamic, innovative, collaborative candidate to join our team and carry on the industry's best practices under the Hogue name and legacy!

The qualified candidate for Water Jet Operator MUST have:

  • Experience with CNC water jet, laser, or plasma table operation.
  • Proficient at reading mechanical drawings for setup and part inspection
  • Computer Proficiency Solid Works, Nesting, or CNC Software (preferred)
  • Experience operating forklifts
  • Mechanical inclination
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and catch on quickly
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated
  • Team player
  • 1 year of experience (Preferred)


  • Set up and operate jobs per work order instruction
  • Load and unload jobs using forklift and hand tools for removal
  • Maintain organization of workspace and material inventory
  • Maintain way stream via sludge extractor
  • Basic troubleshooting and repair
  • Keeping work area clean
  • Basic welding (preferred)
  • Other duties as assigned

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Pass Medical physical and drug pre-employment screening.
  • Documents for eligibility to work in the United States must be presented upon hire


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick Time and Vacation Time are offered after the completion of a successful 90 day orientation. Performance evaluations are offered after ninety (90) days and annually. Additionally, a discretionary annual bonus is offered but not guaranteed.
  • Compensation - Market Competitive.
  • EEO Compliant Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


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