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Title Code: 6153
Occ. Group: 415.499
Machinist Lead Worker
Expectations for All Employees
East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in supervising and participating in setting up and operating machine tools and performing related work as required.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Receives instructions and ensures that work is started.
Ensures that necessary materials, supplies, equipment, plans, tools, etc. are available.
Works with other employees and serves as a lead worker.
Demonstrates proper work methods.
Inspects work in progress and upon completion.
Confers with supervisor concerning problems with work assignments and other personnel.
Performs other work as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods, and principles used in machinist work.
Knowledge of the use, care, and maintenance of required tools and equipment both specialized and common.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.
Ability to assign, supervise, and inspect the work of others.
Ability to use and operate a variety of tools and equipment required in the performance of duties.
Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.
Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.
Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Completion of a standard apprenticeship in machinist work. Experience in a variety of machinist activities.
Date Skill Eval
10/1/80 7 633023224
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.