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Saw Operator

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Temp-to-Hire
  • Job #1905

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire Material Cutter / Saw Operator in the Greater Richmond area starting at $19 per hour. This is a temp to hire position with benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and more once eligibility requirements are met. This position operates a variety of types of saws or shears depending on the equipment at the branch. This may include the use of, CNC saws, table saws, shears, adjustable circular saw, band saws or hand saws used to convert plastic rod, sheet or tube to the required size.

Pay: $17 – 19 p/hr *based on experience

Hours/Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties

may be assigned.


  • Selects saw blade according to type of cut specified on work order and safely

attaches the blade to the saw.

  • Uses programmable displays on CNC saws to set-up and cut materials.
  • Positions guides on machine table according to specifications of cut, and turns

knobs to set guides or bolts guides in place.

  •  Establishes cutting parameters to achieve maximum quality.
  • Maintains a safe working area and follows established safe work practices.
  • Measures cut material with ruler, tape measure, caliper or square to verify

dimensions against specifications.

  • Uses computer or bar code scanner to enter records, track material and control


  • Pulls stock and restocks from/to storage locations, removes cut stock from

machine and maintains production count.

  • Performs preventative maintenance and other routine maintenance on equipment

as needed or prescribed in work instructions.

  • Performs duties of general warehouse worker as required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Three to six months related experience and /or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. High School Diploma or Equivalent GED
  • Forklift experience is a must.
  • Basic math skills using all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Must be able to use and read tape measures.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to read and write in English.


Physical/Environmental Requirements:

• Lift up to 50 pounds

• Climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively and unassisted

  1. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral and depth vision and ability to adjust focus.

• Operate moving equipment

• Work in hot/cold/damp/cramped/dusty/noisy environments

• Candidate may be required to pass a drug test and Criminal background check based on job location/requirements.


• Health and life insurance

• Vacation and holiday pay

• Safety recognition awards

• Training to enhance your opportunities for advancement

• Temp to full time work after a short trial period

• No Felonies. No violent misdemeanors. 

• High School Diploma is NOT required; however, all candidates must possess basic general math skills and ability to follow direction

• All candidates will have to take an plant safety orientation and pass safety, health and environmental quiz prior to starting the job assignment

• Forklift experience is a must


About AdvantaStaff

AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.

Apply Online: advantastaff.com

Call with questions 804-414-1560 or email info@advantastaff.com


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