CES/AWS has an immediate opening for a Metal Finisher in Columbia, TN

  • Location: Columbia, TN
  • Schedule: 2nd shift
  • Salary: $18+ (depending on experience)
  • Temp to Hire position


Using hand and power tools, a metal finisher removes dents, scratches, and defects from metal surfaces. As a metal finisher, your job duties include grinding, sanding, and filling uneven surfaces, polishing and coating metal, and etching decorative details.


  • Grinds, files, or sands surfaces of metal items using hand tools, power tools, and knowledge of metal finishing techniques.
  • Examines and feels surface of metal to detect defects, like dents, scratches, or breaks in metal.
  • Removes dents, using hammer dolly block and fills uneven surface with molten solder.
  • Smooths surface of item to specified finish, using hand tools powered tools.
  • May polish metal surfaces, using a powered polishing wheel or belt
  • Mount’s workpiece in holding device, manually or using a hoist.
  • Verifies dimensions of finished workpiece, using measuring devices.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Comply with plant safety procedures to ensure a safe environment.
  • Account for time and work completed via the online computer data collection system.

Experience and Background:

  • Demonstrate competency in basic shop math.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and other shop drawing aids.
  • Flexible and responsive, with a strong teamwork orientation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desire to learn new skills and improve technical knowledge.
  • Commitment to quality and accuracy of work performed and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to carry out written, oral, or diagram instructions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to participate in a cross-functional team.

Those interested are encouraged to send resumes directly to [email protected]


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