The Shop/Field Machinist I must be able to set up and machine to finished
dimensions with tolerances <.0005” with a wide variety of parts, with limited supervision, which
includes, but is not limited to precision parts, split cases, spherical parts, shafts and multiple
Rough and finish machine a wide variety of rotating equipment components and can,
under minimal supervision effectively complete intricate and difficult jobs, requiring
separate machining to many co‐related dimensions in diameters, faces, slots, and grooves
with demand for concentrically, parallelism, squareness, roundness, and surface finish.
Perform assigned duties with limited assistance or direct supervision. Consistently meets
or exceeds company or industry standards for quality of work and manufacturing times
established for this position.
With limited assistance and supervision sets up and operates conventional and special purpose
machines and machining centers to manufacture metallic and nonmetallic parts
applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, handbook formulas, shop
mathematics (trigonometry, geometry, algebra), machinability of materials, and layout
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to
determine dimensions and tolerances of finished part, sequence of operations, and
Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work
piece as guides for subsequent machining.
Can select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories,
and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers, using
commercially available tooling and products whenever possible.
Can operate, set up and machine with portable machining equipment in shop and onsite
with minimal guidance. (Boring bars, Knee mills, Master mills, Flange facers, Rotor
Turning devices and Portable Precision Grinding equipment)
Capable of setting large Steam Turbine / Compressor parts for repair machining on
VTL’s, HBM’s and other shop equipment with limited supervision.
Performs all assigned machine shop and field machining operations.
Operates specialized machinery in the power industry
Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to management or
Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean, orderly condition and follows
prescribed safety procedures.
Regularly performs milling, turning, drilling, grinding, tapping, de‐burring, sawing and
Performs inspection of machined products, and documents results.
Completes and maintains paperwork for parts.
Assists in other work areas to perform fabrication, lay‐up, infiltration, furnace operation
and sand blasting tasks.
This position is responsible for adherence to all safety rules, regulations and the
required personal protective equipment/ testing set forth by the employer.
Utilize tools and technology provided in an effective and efficient manner
Willing to attend on‐going training to further professional development
Ensure communication with customers, suppliers, vendors and co‐workers are
professional and appropriate.
Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime weekends and work well with others
Fit for duty in clean and presentable manner
Able to travel within and outside of the continental US
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested
High School diploma or equivalent
Trade school is a plus
5‐ year Machining/Manufacturing
Preferred knowledge of power industry
Valid Driver License and Passport
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