GENERAL MACHINIST – 606 View Application Form
Sets up and operates manual machines such as turret lathes, mills, drills, saws and grinders to machine parts applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics and machinability of materials. Understands blueprints, sketches, drawings and specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished parts, sequence of operations and setup requirements. Aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools and parts to machines. Calculates and sets controls to regulate machine factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow and depth and angle of cut. Shall be required to operate multiple machines as assigned. Inspects finished work piece for conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.
EDUCATION AND/OR PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:
High school education. Has a mechanical aptitude.
While performing job duties, the employee is required to stand and walk, see, hear and talk, grasp and reach, lift and move up to 40lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.
• High school education. Has a mechanical aptitude.
• Sets up and operates at least one group of machines at standard. Understands and follows blueprints and engineering process sheets. Has a basic knowledge of tools used. Makes size adjustments and change tools. Does in process inspection and first piece inspection with supervisor, leader or QC inspector approval.
• Sets up and operates at least two groups of machines in the department at standard. Does first piece inspection using manual inspection equipment.
• Sets up and operates most of the machines in the department at standard. Works with little or no supervision. Is capable of training new operators.