CNC Machinist in Hayward, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Hayward, CA
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  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $21.0 - $29.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Looking for a new opportunity as a CNC Machinist

We have openings in the San Jose and Hayward, CA areas

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Function & Responsibility

Independently sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and/or numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate stainless steel high vacuum components.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of machining practices, measurement and evaluation skills, and tooling applications.
  • Complete machine setups on a wide variety of specialized and production equipment.  Generate first article/first piece product for inspection.  Make required adjustments to equipment or programming to maintain compliance with quality standards.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, grinders, CNC.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required where applicable.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications as well as within the required tolerance +/- .002 to .005.
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data where applicable.
  • Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.
  • Use, knowledge of measuring tools (dial calipers, ID gauge, threat gauges, height gauges, etc).
  • Collaborates with engineers, production personnel, programmers, maintenance or others to resolve machining problems.
  • May provide training to other team members.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Ability to operate a tube bender
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to work with team members.
  • Ability to take direction from supervisor.
  • Ability to keep required job schedules.
  • Ability to focus attention on details.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • A Machining background

Minimum Qualifications

  • Journey level program certificate
  • 7-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer