To manufacture and fabricate machine parts and operate CNC equipment. To repair, rebuild, or overhaul
all types of production and service equipment in the facility.
Uses full range of precision measuring and gaging tools to perform inspection before start of job.
Ensuring the accuracy & maintenance of the CNC machinery
Operating other industrial machinery, including hydraulic press, grinder, borer, overhead crane,
Fitting the right tools to active machines
Performing proper set-up and calibration procedures for all equipment and accessories
Setting tolerance levels and cutting speeds
Translates the requirements of detailed part drawings into measurements for production
Inspecting workflows to ensure that technical and quality standards are met
Devising a work plan to efficiently carry out daily machining
Performs repair, rebuilding or overhaul work of manufacturing or service equipment from
blueprints, company manufacturing manuals, written or verbal instructions.
Starts up and shuts down equipment in line with company safety procedures for equipment under
power and OSHA requirements.
Frequently works with other tradespersons such as millwrights, electricians, pipefitters, etc.
Reads and interprets blueprints to plan setup and operation of all types of machine shop machine
Makes repair parts if not commercially available nor available from company central inventory
Plans setup and operates typical machine shop machine tools, producing parts to tolerances and
company specifications. Uses typical machinist's handtools.
Sets up and tests production equipment under power, testing for mechanical difficulties, tracing to
their sources and correcting problem.
Works with other technicians to help complete bigger and more complex jobs
On second and third shifts and weekends may also act as stores attendant, providing machine parts
and obtaining material requisition slip.
Cleans up sweepings of machine tool operation scrap and places in trash bin.
Completion of formal apprenticeship program or completion of in-company, four-year training
program to satisfaction of plant training committee.
Works with power driven equipment; overhaul and repair work may involve assignments in
overhead structures or work beneath machinery. Frequent stooping and bending required.
Works with costly metals where possibility of damage or spoilage is high.
Close attention and care is required to prevent damage to complex machine tools. High mental and
visual effort required.