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Mold Maker Apprentice I

Req ID:  8602
Remote Opportunities:  Onsite

We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come… for our customers, our communities, and our planet. 
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make a valuable difference in people’s lives.  
We are positioned at the intersection of sustainability and technology. Our businesses develop technology that helps save our customers energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications. 

Job Summary

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Uses shop math, algebra, geometry and trigonometry and mod drawing to determine the correct, most economical method to produce the mold.
  • Possesses the knowledge to properly operate tracing lathes, tracing mills, grinders, milling machines, etc to produce quality molds. 
  • Possesses the knowledge to calculate the coefficient of expansion of iron to determine joint clearance, etc.
  • Performs bench work to had grind and chip prisms, logos, etc. in various molds. 
  • Operates overhead hoist and quick stack to load and upload machines.
  • Makes tracer for use on tracking mills or lathes as required.
  • Repairs broken molds as necessary
  • Assists in training of mold maker apprentice.
  • Occasionally makes special tools required to complete mold.
  • Uses precision measuring devices as required.
  • Completes required reporting on a daily basis.
  • Assists others in resolving production difficulties to insure a smooth and efficient operation.
  • Keeps equipment and work area neat and orderly
  • Uses safe working practices and reports all hazardous conditions.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of material, process and equipment needs and problems.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Education (minimum education required)

High School Diploma Equivalency/ GED

Skills and Minimum Experience Required

  • No prior experience or training. 
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such and safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to canulate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry our instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work

Travel Requirements

  • 0%

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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