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Water Jet Operator (Warehouse) in Norwalk, CA at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

On behalf of our client, Headway Workforce Solutions is now accepting applicants for an experienced Water Jet Operator in the Norwalk, California area for Second Shift!

Job Description

The water jet operator is primarily responsible for the operation of the Flow Water Jet machine, in which the individual will use work instructions and drawings to accurately produce a variety of parts.

The Water Jet Operator Will:

  • Read work orders and blueprints to determine machine setup, type of material, and finished product dimensions.
  • Be mindful when handling products to keep company quality standards.
  • Enter coordinate information into computer panel, align machine accessories, and fabricate parts made of stainless, galvanized, and mild steel.
  • Assist department with other tasks as needed

Physical Demands

Applicants must acknowledge that physical demands are required to successfully fulfill this position. Water Jet Operators will stand for 90% of the shift, have to lift 50lbs or 1/3rd of their bodyweight, and properly wear any required protective eyewear/clothing. 


  • Must have Water Jet Experience
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must have an understanding of blueprints/drawings, specifications, and other written instructions
  • Knowledge of measuring instruments (calipers, tape measure, ruler, etc.) and understand geometric tolerance and dimensions  
  • Ability to operate a fork truck preferred
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands, and is able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected work events.

Hours:                   Second Shift ; must work overtime (OT) when asked

Pay Rate:             $15 - $19 / hourly; Depending on Experience

If exploring this job opportunity interests you, or for additional information, please call the Headway Workforce Solutions office at (757) 827-7890 and ask to speak with Christine Patton, or any member of the Alcoa/Arconic team. You may also email your resumes directly to and

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.