Jr. Machinist

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Posting title
Jr. Machinist

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen
24 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
•Setting up and operating a variety of machine tools such as CNC Mills, CNC Lathes, Bridgeport Mills, Grinders, Jig Bores, etc. to fabricate metal or non-metallic parts, mechanisms, tools, etc. to exact tolerances and dimensions
•Manufacture high tolerance precision parts as required on first or second shift
•Meet approved estimates for machined work on a variety of projects and types of equipment
•Work closely with shop leads, Manufacturing Engineers, and Cognizant Engineers to develop process plans and suggest methods to assist in the manufacturability of designs
•Follow established work instructions

Required Skills:
•Typically requires a High School diploma with a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
•Must have understanding, technical expertise and experience in the following areas: Fabricating high precision parts; some programming, set-up, and operation of shop equipment with experience on FADALS, Bridgeports with EZ Track or Accu-Rite Millpower controls, Hardinge lathes, Mori-Seiki CNC Lathes, precision grinders, jig bore equipment; Makino 3 axis CNC mills, CAM tools such as: Gibbs, Mastercam, Esprit, or Unigraphics; Blueprint reading and an awareness of (ASME Y14.5) Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (G,D,&T) and ability to inspect and be responsible for your own work is required, and an understanding of the behaviors and stresses of titanium and aluminum during material removal
•Required to work 5/40 or 9/80 schedule as needed, work with the team, get along well and follow directions well, work independently in a safe, neat and organized manner

Desired Skills:
•3+ years prior JPL type experience (or similar) working with R&D and Flight hardware
•3 years’ experience as a CNC Machinist preferred
•Some programming/set-up experience in the following areas: Bridgeport EZ Trak SX or DX, Bridgeport V2XT with CAD/CAM software, and FADALVMC, Makino VMC

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