Manual Machinist in La Vergne, TN at Volt

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    La Vergne, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    16 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    7/20/2018
  • Job ID:
    126304
  • Pay Rate
    $15.0 - $25.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Position Overview

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.  Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments.  May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Job Description

  • Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
  • Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled.

Other Important Duties

 

  • Perform milling operations such as drilling, tapping, boring, and conventional milling and lathe work, using various engine lathes.
  • Perform various metalizing techniques as needed
  • Perform various welding operations, including setup and use of MIG, TIG, torch and stick welding.
  • Set up and perform tool-post grinding operations, broaching procedures, and babbitt bearing work.
  • Use various hand-held tools, including but not limited to: band saws, belt sanders, hand grinders, files, etc.

1st Shift 6:45am-3:15pm (M-F) 

VOLT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER