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Experienced Machinist 1st Shift
Spanish Fork, UT
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Title: Experienced Machinist-1st Shift
Job Category: Manufacturing
City: Spanish Fork
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
Clearance Required?: No
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Under minimal supervision this position is responsible for performing complex functions related to machine tools. Ensures project development schedules and goals are met. Plans the layout fabrication and testing of mechanical devices. Sets up and operates any type of precision machine tool to make original parts tools mechanisms and devices. Solves complex problems relative to such things as unusual materials difficult setups tool selection product specifications and fabrication methods for production process.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Programs performs setup and runs difficult prototype and production jobs.
+ Programs performs setup and operates both conventional and CNC mills and lathes.
+ Plans sequence of machine operation using drawings sketches or other written or verbal instructions.
+ Assists with the development of concepts ideas and methods for solving milling/turning machining problems.
+ Directs guides and instructs other machinists in daily operations.
+ Acts as a lead and advisor.
+ Reviews and interprets job requests including drawings and service requests.
+ Prepares the required schedule and cost estimates.
+ Orders and expedites materials and cutting tools as needed.
+ Utilizes and interprets engineering drawings from sketches graphic illustrations or verbal/written correspondence to plan sequence of operations.
+ Computes angular and linear dimensions.
+ Determines cutting or grinding tools to be used method of holding and machine speeds and feeds.
+ Assists others with job layout.
+ Performs such operations as turning facing boring chamfering turning tapers drilling grooving reaming; machine compound angles multiple angles radii splines serrations and keyways.
+ Performs all types of helical and spiral milling drilling reaming boring tapping slotting and dovetailing on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and their alloys.
+ Designs and fabricates tooling aids to assist in machine setups utilizing various shop equipment.
+ Ensures that preventive maintenance is being performed.
+ Responsible for observing all laws regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
+ Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
+ Other duties as assigned or required.
+ Typically requires an associates degree technical/trade school training or equivalent and ten or more years related experience.
+ Additional experience may be substituted for formal education.
+ Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to perform complex set-up and fabrication of machined parts with no direction; (2) ability to instruct and train machinist staff; (3) a high degree of initiative and extensive knowledge of machining equipment including ability to use judgment and safe practices; (4) ability to read interpret and explain complex or unusual engineering drawings sketches and verbal and written instructions; (5) skills to maintain the flow of work within the unit using independent judgment in solving complex or unusual problems; (6) strong interpersonal skills and written communication skills to interface with employees management and customers/outside representatives; and (7) basic computer skills.
+ The ability to work both independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race color religion gender pregnancy sex sexual orientation gender identity gender expression national origin age genetic information protected veteran status disability or any other basis protected by local state or federal law.
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