Operational Support Technician - Sewing (Dallas)
Job Details
DLB - Capitol - Dallas, TX
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Training, technical and administrative support of legally blind individuals in a light industrial environment including sewing operations.  Must be able to train associates on single needle, bartack, sergers and automatic machines.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE

 

  • Train legally blind individuals in sewing machine operations and assistive technology devices
  • Train individuals recommended by management requiring remedial training
  • Observe and assess trainees and implement necessary adjustments to training on sewing operations depending on the function of the machine (single needle, bartack, serger and automatic).
  • Recommend ideas for machine and related equipment modifications and/or assistive technology devices
  • Responsible for setting-up sewing equipment
  • Provides administrative support including; but not limited to, Microsoft, Excel, Word and Outlook.  Gerber operations a plus.
  • Works in accordance with company quality and safety standards

    POSITION SUMMARY (Briefly describe the purpose of the position.):

    Training, technical and administrative support of legally blind individuals in a light industrial environment including sewing operations.  Must be able to train associates on single needle, bartack, sergers and automatic machines.

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE (List in order of importance)

     

  • Train legally blind individuals in sewing machine operations and assistive technology devices
  • Train individuals recommended by management requiring remedial training
  • Observe and assess trainees and implement necessary adjustments to training on sewing operations depending on the function of the machine (single needle, bartack, serger and automatic).
  • Recommend ideas for machine and related equipment modifications and/or assistive technology devices
  • Responsible for setting-up sewing equipment
  • Provides administrative support including; but not limited to, Microsoft, Excel, Word and Outlook.  Gerber operations a plus.
  • Works in accordance with company quality and safety standards
Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE (List as required or preferred)

 

Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent required

 

Experience:  Six months of experience in a sewing environment required.  Experience working with legally blind or disabled preferred. Experience with Microsoft Products and an ERP system.

Knowledge/Skills:  Knowledge of sewing job-related processes, equipment and assistive technology required.

 

Licenses/Certifications:  N/A

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Total Number of Employees Directly Supervising:  0

 

Number of Subordinate Supervisors Reporting to Position:  0

 

VISION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE (check one)

 

   Can be performed with or without assistive technology:   Yes

 

 _X_  Required to perform activities such as: preparing/analyzing data/figures; viewing a computer screen; reading; inspecting small objects for defects; using measuring devices; and/or assembling parts with close eye contact.

         

_X_   Required to perform activities such as: operating machinery and/or power tools at or within arm’s reach; performing non-repetitive tasks such as carpentry work or repairing machinery.

 

_X_   Required to review/inspect own assigned work, the work of others or facilities or structures.

 

   Requires normal (or corrected to normal) vision/acuity:

 

___   Required to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment such as forklifts.

 

 

 

COMMENTS

 

Envision, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without illegal discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, gender identity, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, military status or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, and any other status protected by law.

Envision employs and advances in employment individuals with disabilities and veterans, and treats qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

 

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position description is intended to convey generally the duties of this job.  It is not an all-inclusive listing of duties, and it is not a contract, expressed or implied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

In an average workday, employee must (check one frequency for each task):

Task

None

Occasional

Frequent

Constant

Stand

 

 

 

 

Walk

 

 

 

 

Sit

 

 

 

 

Bend/stoop

 

 

 

 

Climb

 

 

 

 

Reach above shoulders

 

 

 

 

Squat/crouch/kneel

 

 

 

 

Push/pull

 

 

 

 

Lift

 

 

 

 

Usual amount

 <10 lbs.

 11-25 lbs.

 26-50 lbs.

 51+ lbs.

Carry

 

 

 

 

Usual amount

 <10 lbs.

 11-25 lbs.

 26-50 lbs.

 51+ lbs.

 

Employee must use hands for repetitive action such as (please check all):

Task

Right

Hand

Left

Hand

Simple grasping

 Yes

 No

Yes

 No

Firm grasping

 Yes

 No

Yes

 No

Fine manipulation

 Yes

 No

Yes

 No

 

WORKING CONDITIONS INCLUDE

In an average workday, the employee is exposed to (check one frequency for each task):

Task

None

Occasional

Frequent

Constant

General shop or store conditions

 

 

 

 

General office environment

 

 

 

 

Humid, extreme hot/cold temps (non-weather)

 

 

 

 

Outdoor weather conditions

 

 

 

 

Fumes or airborne particles

 

 

 

 

Fluorescent lights

 

 

 

 

Moving, mechanical parts

 

 

 

 

Toxic chemicals

 

 

 

 

Loud noise intensity levels

 

 

 

 

Risk of electrical shock

 

 

 

 

Travel for job

 

 

 

 

                 

 

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