Machinist

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Title Machinist
Job Status Fullt-Time
Shift 1st
Salary DOE
Position Summary

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts.  Applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and machining procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Prefer 1 year Certificate in Machining Proficiency and 1-2 year(s) of applicable experience

Must be 18 years old

High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Prefer 1 year Certificate in Machining Proficiency and 1-2 year(s) of applicable experience

Must be 18 years old

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes and milling machines.
  • Measure and examine completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Follow prepared instructions outlining methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
  • Select the appropriate tools and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Perform minor preventive maintenance.
  • Position and fasten work pieces.
  • Program computers such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Set controls to regulate machining.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Confer with numerical control programmers to check and ensure that new programs will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.
  • Recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical Abilities                                                      Lift /Carry

Stand                                       F (Frequently)             10 lbs or less   F (Frequently)

Walk                                        F (Frequently) 11-20 lbs         O (Occasionally)

Sit                                            F (Frequently) 21-50 lbs         N (Not Applicable)

Handling / Fingering               F (Frequently) 51-100 lbs       N (Not Applicable)

Reach Outward                       F (Frequently) Over 100 lbs    N (Not Applicable)

Reach Above Shoulder          N (Not Applicable)

Climb                                       N (Not Applicable)

Crawl                                       N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel                        N (Not Applicable)

Bend                                        F (Frequently)

 

Push / Pull

12 lbs or less                           F (Frequently)

13-25 lbs                                 F (Frequently)

26-40 lbs                                 N (Not Applicable)

41-100 lbs                               N (Not Applicable)

 

N (Not Applicable)       Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)          Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)              Occupation requires this activity from 33% -66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)             Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

 

 

Other Physical Requirements

 

Vision in both eyes (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

 

Sense of Touch

 

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