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Rivet Helper (Machine Operator)

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Metamora, IL, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Metamora, IL


Our plant in Metamora, IL is seeking a Rivet Helper to join our team. This is a full time opportunity, with comprehensive health insurance, paid time off during the first year of employment, and 401(k).


Primary Responsiblities

  • Receives instructions and schedules from plant supervision.
  • Adheres to Contech’s Employee Expectations
  • Assists Operator in setting up machine for diameter and gauge changes by making needed changes in punches, dies, rivets, sizing bands/chains, hoist chains and air cinches. Opens and closes pit as necessary.
  • Moves can cart next to machine.  Keeps cans as close to the machine as possible.
  • Helps Operator move formed and assembled sections to machine and places on horn with assistance of a hoist if necessary.
  • Aids in the assembly of additional formed sections to completed portion of pipe by prying, pushing, hammering, etc. to build pipe to specified length.
  • Assists Operator in positioning pipe and parts manually for punching and hammering.
  • Places rivets in punched holes for setting.
  • Assist Operator in moving completed products to transfer area.
  • Cleans up around work area.
  • Helps maintenance staff perform required maintenance using all safety devices including the  Lock/out Tag/out procedures.
  • Other duties assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work with precision instruments.
  • Good attention to detail and organizational skills.


Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

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