Senior Machinist - 4+ Axis CNC Machines (SCA Engineering Tech IV)

US-CA-China Lake
5 months ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Manufacturing Services
Minimum Clearance
Interim Secret

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Forms and shapes material.
Operates lathes, drill presses, mills, routers, grinning machines, duplicating, and profile machines, brakes and shears.
Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
May study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
May select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts.
Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
Check workpieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated and cooled.
Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Position and fasten workpieces.
Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
May install repaired parts into equipment, or install new equipment. May clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information. May advise about the materials being used for finished products.
May program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
May set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
May dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools and power tools, in order to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
Establish and/or implement work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.
May confer with numerical control programmers in order to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.
May evaluate experimental procedures, and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.
May design fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
May set up and operate metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding, and cutting equipment.
May test experimental models under simulated operating conditions for such purposes as development, standardization, and feasibility of design.

Required Qualifications

AS or AA degree in a relevant technical discipline. 2 additional years of work can substitute.
At least 12 years of Practical experience in a relevant technical Discipline, inclusive of the following:

6 years of experience with installation of engineering equipment
2 years of experience with design, preparation and modification of engineering documents and drawings
6 years of experience working on Engineering Projects, at least 3 of which must have been performed within the last 5 years.
Experience with Computer network control and 4 or 5 axis machines

Experience may be concurrent. Allowable Substitution: Two additional years of experience may be substituted for an AA/AS degree, for a total of 14 years of experience.

The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship is required to meet this obligation

Desired Qualifications

Secret Clearance


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