Machinist V in El Cajon, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    El Cajon, CA
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has partnered with a large aerospace company in the San Diego area.  They are looking for a dynamic CNC Machinist.

Set up and operate up to 5 axis computer numerical control (CNC) machines to include Lathe, Mill and Vertical Turret Lathes (VTL) and modified Mill with dual heads to perform and produce precision metal parts and materials. Determine dimensions and tolerances of material for machining, sequences of operations required, makes adjustments to adhere to established specifications. Performs machine operations ranging from difficult to a high degree of skill required.
Essential functions:
1. Set-up, adjust and operate machine controls to position tools or regulate cutting depth, speed, feed or coolant flow to produce precision metal parts and materials as specified by work order, blueprints, drawing, templates or layout.
2. Determines specifications or procedures for tooling requirements, set up procedures, machine operation, work-piece dimensions or numerical control sequences using blueprints, instructions and machine knowledge.
3. Mounts, aligns and secures tooling, attachments and work-piece on machine chuck. Start and stop automatic operation of numerical control machine parts or test setup, work-piece dimensions or programming. May adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machine malfunctions.
4. Monitor and maintain machines during use in order to diagnose machine malfunctions, need for adjustments or repairs. May perform routine machine maintenance.
5. Provide feedback on programming improvements.
6. Ability to start and stop program and automatic operation or test set up, work-piece dimensions and programming.
7. Ensure proper dimensions of finished material to ensure conformance to specifications. May measure dimensions of finished material using precision measuring instruments, templates or fixtures.
8. May clean machine, tooling and parts and area surrounding machine in accordance with 5S procedures.
9. Demonstrate ability to appear for work on time, follow directions from a supervisor, interact well with co-workers, understand and follow work rules and procedures, comply with corporate policies, goals and objectives, accept constructive feedback and exhibit initiative and commitment.
10. Other responsibilities as assigned.
The above functions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this job. This is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Education: High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: 10 plus years’ previous CNC machine set up and operation experience.
Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of machines and tools. Ability to control operations of equipment and watch gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure machine is working properly. Ability to read blueprints, drawings or templates. Ability to move, install, position and handle materials. 

Contact: or call 559-490-0555 for additional details.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer