Manual Machinist

Responsibilities include:

  • Record all data necessary to produce expected service and/or design results, including sizings and illustrations.
  • Use measuring devices and techniques correctly to assure proper sizings.
  • Perform various metalizing (metal spraying) techniques as needed.
  • Understand materials and applications as required.
  • Perform various welding operations, including setup and use of MIG, TIG, torch and stick welders.
  • Set up and perform tool-post grinding operations (e.g., precision surface facing), broaching procedures, and babbitt bearing work.
  • Use various hand-held and stationary power and non-power tools, including but not limited to: band saws, belt sanders, hand grinders, files, etc.
  • Lift, tighten, adjust and/or secure heavy objects in order to perform work and/or to observe safety precautions.
  • Observe all safety procedures and use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Set up and operate machines
  • Keep work area neat and clean as directed by supervisor.



Preferred minimum level of education: High School Diploma


Special Skills:

Basic mechanical aptitude. Ability to understand, perform and retain various skill-
related training and operational/safety procedures demonstrated by the supervisor.
On the job machine shop training desired.