Machinist

Machinist

Posted 4 weeks ago

SUMMARY: Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Precision machinist who can fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. Must be able to fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES include the following:

  • Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools or machines to exact tolerances and dimensions.
  • Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines
  • Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products
  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled
  • Diagnose machine tool malfunctions to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Program computers or electronic instruments, such as numerically controlled machine tools
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock to display placement of cuts
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Dispose of scrap or waste material in accordance with company policies and environmental regulations.
  • Separate scrap waste and related materials for reuse, recycling, or disposal.
  • Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools or power tools to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed
  • Confer with numerical control programmers to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly and that output will meet specifications.
  • Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.
  • Design fixtures, tooling, or experimental parts to meet special engineering needs
  • Test experimental models under simulated operating conditions for purposes such as development, standardization, or feasibility of design.
  • Install experimental parts or assemblies, such as hydraulic systems, electrical wiring, lubricants, or batteries into machines or mechanisms.
  • Be observant, detail oriented, exact and highly accurate when machining parts
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
  • Keep supervisor advised of work status, workload, problems, and progress as related to work assignments.
  • Performs related duties as needed by supervision.

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The majority of the essential duties must be performed during normal working hours. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.

 

EDUCATION and / or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or completion Machine Technology Certificate from an accredited tech school
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience with set ups and operation of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Knowledge of shop trigonometry and how it applies to machining parts
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must have a good command of the English language, both written and verbal.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing.
  • Active security clearance preferred or must be able to obtain and maintain.
  • Must able to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Must have a good command of the English language, both written and verbal.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentials functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, and bend.  The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

 

The employee must regularly lift and / or move up to 35 pounds, frequently lift and / or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and / or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.  In addition, specific hand / eye coordination is required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to vibration and hazardous materials.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to risk.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Micro Craft, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to Human Resources.

Job Features

TitleMachinist
Salary LevelHourly
ShiftNight Shift
DepartmentFabrication
LocationTullahoma, TN
Employee Reports toShop Supervisor

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