Shear Operator Helper

Assist side shear crews to move, position, and hold steel plates.

What does a Shear Operator Helper do?

Assists side shear crew to move, position, and hold hot-rolled steel plate for shearing operations, using push bar and plate wrench: Pushes steel plate over caster bed equipped with goose neck rollers to align plate under knife blade, using long handle push bar. Positions and holds steel plate on shear block to prevent movement during shearing operation, using plate wrench. Assists crew in charging shear knife blade, using handtools. May lubricate knife blade and shear table, using oilcan.