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Laser Operator

DeGeest Corporation

Sioux Falls Metro, SD

Posted/Updated: 26 days ago

Job Description

Be a part of our STRONGER STANDARD! We are a leading resource for manufacturers looking for excellence in Steel Works, Automation, and Finishing. We Collaborate! We Think! We Do! 

Location: Tea, SD (right off I-29)
Work Hours: 7:00am to 4:30pm Monday – Friday (40hrs + 5hrs overtime per week)

Position Summary: 
The Fabrication / Material Handler will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient production of metal products. Primary focus will be on parts production and preparing products for welding. 


  • Part preparation - cutting, grinding, drilling 
  • Operate metal fabrication machines and other equipment - Laser Cutter, Brake Press, Bender, etc 
  • Assist in maintenance and cleaning of fabrication equipment to ensure optimal fuctionality and prevent downtown. 
  • Material Handling - operate forklift safely bringing parts to welders or unloading and loading trucks. 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry is desired.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying materials.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time.

Required Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail with ability to focus on a given task.
  • Enthusiastic about learning new skills and technology.
  • Effective time-management tactical approach to work prioritization.
  • Commitment to continued development through the DeGeest Strong Standard Program.
  • Read, speak, and write the English language.
  • Good communication skills.

To better serve our employees, we offer competitive benefits as follows

Bonus Programs 

Medical – Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
Dental and Vision Plans
STD/LTD and Voluntary Life/AD&D Plans

401k with a company match

9 Paid Holiday, 1 Floating Holiday
PTO for New Hires

Additional Incentives
Safety glasses and steel toe boots reimbursement
Work shirts provided by DeGeest
Free Pizza Wednesdays

Note: The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is eligible for a bonus. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:
DeGeest is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.