A successful Belt Manufacturing Technician is part of a manufacturing team that makes large steel casting belts from steel sheets using large automatic machinery.  The casting belts weigh between 70 and 350 pounds.  It usually takes two people, using carts and cranes, to slide the casting belts onto and off of the manufacturing machinery. Working with sheet metal belts, shearing, welding, grinding welds, coating with specialized thermal spray equipment is required.  the successful candidate will be mechanically inclined in working with manufacturing equipment.



  • Paying out coils of steel sheet.

  • Shearing with a hydraulically actuated shear.

  • Welding using an automatic seam welder.

  • Hand finishing with files and metal letter stamping tools.

  • Setting up and loading belts into an automatic wash station, an automatic grit blasting cabinet, an automatic belt stretcher, and an automatic coating mechanism.

  • Building large wooden crates to ship the finished belts.

  • Relying on instructions, pre-established guidelines, and judgment to perform functions.

  • Cleaning and maintaining parts and equipment.



  • Must have demonstrated mechanical ability.

  • Must have previous experience with the use of light construction hand tools, automatic machinery, forklifts, and the operation of a crane. 

  • Must have the ability to lift 75 pounds.

  • Must have good communication skills for following directions, asking questions, and for presenting information as needed.


  •  High school education and at least two years of successful experience in a manufacturing shop setting.


  •  This position reports to the Belt Shop Team Leader.  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


  •  Contacts will be internal within Hazelett.


Duties will be carried out in a manufacturing shop area that is noisy and moderately dusty.  Pace is steady, but not fast. He/she must have the ability to stand, walk, and use hands to handle, feel, and reach.  Will be occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Safety glasses, safety shoes, and other relevant equipment must be used in the shop floor areas.



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