Machine Operator I - Day Shift

Pineville, Louisiana /
DIS-TRAN Steel – Equipment and Machine Operating /
Regular Full-Time
/ On-site
Come join our team at DIS-TRAN Steel!

Our people – not our machinery - are our biggest assets. DIS-TRAN Steel’s leadership team lives by our company values, modeling our culture of respect and integrity each day. We're a team that likes to have fun, but we also know how to get stuff done.

DIS-TRAN Steel, located in Pineville, LA, is looking for a Machine Operator I to join our team.   The Machine Operator I must be capable of operating machines in a steel plant.  This individual must possess the ability to read a tape measure; must possess basic math aptitude.  The Machine Operator I will safely operate CNC machinery (drill, saw, etc.).  This individual will perform daily preventative maintenance on machines.


    • Customer Focus
    • Decision Quality
    • Business Insight
    • Drives Results
    • Collaborates
    • Communicates Effectively
    • Courage
    • Instills Trust
    • Manages Ambiguity


    • Operates CNC machines.
    • Measures dimensions of finished steel structures to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
    • Mounts, installs, aligns, and secures tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
    • Listens to machines during operation to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
    • Adjusts machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls.
    • Stops machines to remove finished workpieces or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences.
    • Lifts workpieces to machines manually or with hoists or cranes.
    • Modifies cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and saves modified programs.
    • Inserts control instructions into machine control units to start operation.


    •  High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.      
    •  Ability to read and interpret typed reports and schedules required.
    •  Ability to interpret blueprints required.
    •  Ability to read a tape measure required.
    •  Certifications or prior experience using moving machinery, such as cranes, preferred.
    •  Basic math aptitude required.
    •  Must complete on-site training and demonstrate safe operation of machinery.
As strategists, operational experts, customer advocates and team players, we all believe in the power of our people. Explore how you can become a part of our team of strength and commitment that's built to last!

DIS-TRAN Steel is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

DIS-TRAN Steel is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request information regarding reasonable accommodation, contact your Human Resource Business Partner.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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