A conventional machinist sets up and operates conventional and special-purpose machinery to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques.
- Setup and operation of manual mills, manual lathes, and special purpose machinery to support aerospace manufacturing.
- Periodic maintenance of manual machines.
- Using manual inspection tools to ensure all parts are machined to drawing requirements.
- Reading and interpreting customer provided or internally created blueprints.
- Follow work orders provided by the engineering department.
- Operate various power tools and manual inspection tools.
- Complete other duties around the shop as needed.
- Ability to work flexible hours including weekends when needed.
- Candidate must be mechanically skilled.
- Candidate must have three (3) years relevant experience with manual machining.
- Candidates must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
- Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and ability to work in a very fast paced environment.
- Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to modify material by milling, grinding, drilling, grooving, cutting, turning, facing and threading material into parts and holding tolerances to specifications.
Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:
- Aerospace tool fabrication.
- Reading and interpreting GD&T callouts.
- Aerospace flight component manufacturing.
- Tool building.
- Technical certificate from a reputable source.
Candidate must be a US Citizen.