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Job Title

Journeyman Machinist ($25+ / Hr DOE)

Job Summary

Manufactures a variety of parts, sub-assemblies or tools by utilizing VBM’s, HBM’s, & Lathes machines available per the outlined instructions, prints, or quality information within the allocated time.

Essential Functions

  • Sets up machines proficiently for each job
  • Works from prints or drawings to produce a variety of items
  • Produces precision parts within the allocated time listed on job traveler
  • Inspects machining operations and finished products against specified tolerances, using precision measuring tools
  • Keeps quality records for each job
  • Keeps machinery and tooling in good working order, according to daily, weekly, & monthly maintenance schedule
  • Maintains personal quality tooling required to do the job per Schurman Machine tooling outline
  • Presentable appearance and maintains personal tooling in a way that is clean and organized
  • Calculates feeds & speeds on machinery for jobs


  • Graduate of a technical school, a full apprenticeship program, or a completion of in-company four-year training program to satisfaction of training committee
  • 5 to 7 years of on the job experience operating large lathes, horizontal & vertical boring mills
    • 10′ or larger VTL’s
    • Horizontal boring mills – 6′ to 8′ work envelopes
  • Able to setup one-off parts efficiently & without supervision
    • Able to work independently, responsible, & reliable
  • Proficient blueprint reading skills & trigonometry
  • Proficient with quality tools required to do the job
  • Must have your own Machinist Tools & basic inspection tools (calipers, micrometer, edge finder, dial indicator)

Physical Requirements

  • Visual acuity to read directions, blueprints, and inspect machined parts closely
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate machinery
  • Physical ability to do the work required with frequent stooping and bending
    • Maneuver up/down ladders & in/around large parts on machine
  • Physical strength to lift up to 50 lbs on a routine basis

Work Benefits

We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive package, making available the following benefits for each full-time employee (40 hrs/week after initial 60 day probation period):

  • Medical, Dental, & Life Insurance (eligible after 60/days)
  • 401K (with company match after 6-months)
  • Paid Vacation (1 week after a year, 2 weeks after 2 years, 3 weeks after 5 years)
  • Paid Personal Time (3 days per year)
  • Paid Holidays (seven major holidays)
  • Full Tuition Reimbursement (for approved work-related courses)
  • Career Advancement Opportunities, including cross-training experience
  • Hours: 7:30AM to 4:00PM, Monday thru Friday

How to Apply

  1. Fill out a Job Application Form
  2. E-mail your resume for our review, attaching your application to the e-mail
  3. If you prefer, you can drop off your application/resume in our office (address)
  4. It is our hiring/interview policy that we contact you if we would like for you to come in for an interview

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