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CNC Machinist

Job Description

LAST UPDATED: Apr 4, 2014


•         Setup and operate the following equipment:  lathe, mill, surface grinder, cylinder grinder (ID & OD), drill press, cutoff saw, bench grinders, bench sanders, and tool grinders

•         Confers with supervisor to exchange technical information

•         Designs fixtures and tools as needed in order to fabricate parts

•         Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs

•         Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment

•         Maintain a clean and safe work environment


Skills, Experience, Education, and Abilities:


•         2 year of experience as a skilled machinist and completion of a recognized machinist apprenticeship program, or 5 years experience as a skilled machinist.  Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

•         Knowledge of tools, materials, methods, and standard practices of the machinist’s trade

•         Familiar with the hazards and safety precautions of the machinist’s trade

•         Ability to use graphic instructions such as blueprints, sketches, models, or other visual aids to create parts

•         Ability to inspect parts using conventional inspection equipment (i.e. calipers, micrometers, height gage, comparator, dial indicators, etc.)

•         Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others

•         Make skillful, controlled manipulations of small objects (i.e. working with very small drills and micrometers)


Intangibles Sought: 

•         High degree of integrity

•         Ability to establish positive rapport with individuals at all levels of organization

•         Ownership, Initiative and Accountability

•         Flexibility in range of responsibilities

•         Self-awareness; not afraid to ask for help or admit error

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Physical Demands / Work Environment:

•         Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time

•         Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time

•         Lifting objects up to 50 pounds may be required

•         Make fine, highly controlled muscular movements to adjust the position of a control mechanism (i.e. operating dials or pedals)

•         Coordinate the movement of more than one limb simultaneously (i.e. operating the milling table vertically and horizontally)


Job Requirements

Language Requirements: English

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $13.00 - $15.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Manufacturing
Education High School
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel None
Job ID 109-199-1
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CNC Machinist

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