CNC Machinist

Location: Colonial Heights, Virginia
Date Posted: 05-16-2018
Client: National Robotics Corporation
Role: CNC Machinist
Duration: Direct Hire
Schedule: 1st or 2nd shift monday-friday
Compensation: 40-65K+ based on experience 

A summary of the purpose this position must fulfill. Responsible for operating a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts. Fabricates and modifies parts applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must satisfactorily perform each essential duty.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. 
  • Read and understand blueprints, job routings, tooling instructions, and standard charts for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, holding fixtures, cutting speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used.
  • Follow established fabrication procedures and standards.
  • Give feedback on programming or setup changes.
  • Position, load, secure, and set tools while understanding run out, tool length, stick outs, and proper holder based on what the tool is doing.
  • Recognize, understand and properly adjust dull or chipped tooling.
  • Set, index, and adjust work offsets of tools, tool wear lengths, and cutter compensation.
  • Perform Quality Control Characteristics documentation of tolerance zones specified on blueprints.
  • Set up and operate machine tools which would include 4th axis machines and 5th axis machines.
  • Set up and operate machine tools and machines, make fixtures, and assemble fixtures- for experimental purposes.
  • (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities, Education & Experience) Minimum of a high school diploma plus 1-3 years of experience in a machine shop environment required. However, a combination of education and experience will be taken into consideration. 
  • Journeyman card preferred.   
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Understanding of G and M codes, machine and fixture set-up, canned cycles, work offset coordinate system.
  • Ability to read and understand prints and tolerances
  • Applicants must possess the ability to use measuring instruments such as- outside micrometers, bore micrometer, height and bore gauge, calipers, gauge pins and indicators.
  • Must possess understanding of basic machine implements- keys, threads, bearing fit and bushings as well as basic geometry.
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