Primary duties include, but are not limited to; safely operates various machining tools such as lathes, mills, presses, grinders, saws, drills, boring tools, welders, broaches and metal spray units to repair existing or create replacement parts for mechanical assemblies or to fabricate new parts from drawings and/or specifications. Uses measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers and bearing bore gauges along with proper techniques to determine correct sizing. Records all data necessary to produce expected service and/or design results. May require work at both in house and at a customer’s locations.
- Accurately operates various machining equipment including but not be limited to the following:
- Vertical and horizontal lathes.
- Milling machines.
- Drill presses.
- Surface grinders / sanders.
- Hydraulic presses.
- Metal spray torches.
- Broaching machines.
- Welders including MIG, TIG, ARC/Stick, Oxy Acety.
- Chop Saws
- Band saws
- Dynamic Balancing Equipment.
- Reads blue prints and/or draft drawings & specifications
- Accurately uses measuring devices such as outside micrometers, calipers, inside micrometers, bore gauges, feeler gauges, rules, etc. to read and record sizes of equipment and component parts.
- Calibrates devices per approved standards, if self-calibration is required.
- Accurately calculate tolerances and fits based upon measurements made.
- Documents all calculations & measurements on applicable forms.
- Perform assigned machining tasks that may include but are not be limited to:
- Turning shaft or bulk stock.
- Milling key ways.
- Turning and cutting threads.
- Boring cylinders
- Metal Spray of bearing fit areas.
- Welding cast iron, various grades of steel, aluminum, copper, brass.
- Using hydraulic press to remove items from housings, etc.
- Drilling, grinding, sanding, etc.
- Dynamic balancing of rotational equipment
High School Diploma or the Equivalent.
A minimum of 1 to 3 years work experience in a related machine shop environment or having successfully completed an accredited EASA, military or trade school machine shop program.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team as applicable.
Requires blue print & specification reading, machining, measurement, data collection, and safety abilities at a career skilled tradesman level.
Requires oral and written skills to effectively communicate with co-workers, shop staff, supervisors and managers.