CNC Machinist

  • Position Type: Contract

2nd shift (3:00pm-11:00pm)


Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and computer numerical control (CNC) machines (HAAS experience is preferred but not necessary) and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.


Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.


Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, and grinders.


Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.


Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.


Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.


Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.


Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated.


Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining problems.



Level I Job Function: Refer to HR002-SP Training – Attachment I, Competency Level Requirements.




This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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 essential functions.



Two year certificate from college or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ability to interpret specifications and read blueprints. Must have knowledge in the use of calipers, other measuring tools, and types of metal. Must be creative in problem solving.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.



Ability to calculate and apply job-related mathematical concepts.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



Due to the nature of the work performed in this job, the employee is required to wear safety glasses and steel toe shoes.



Must furnish Dial Calipers, Combination Square, Measuring Tape, 0-1 Micrometer, 0-2 Micrometer, Protractor, Allen Wrenches, Tap Handle, Punches, Ball Peen Hammer.

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