Plans machining by reviewing/studying work orders, fabrication drawings, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for correct stock; verifying receipt of stock
Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders. Programs CNC machine by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, calculates requirements for proper feeds, and speeds for the material being machined
Performs in process inspections of parts and verifies settings by measuring positions and make adjustments to meet tolerances, proof first-run part, and sample work pieces adhering to international standards. Calculates, and interprets dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, bore gages, etc.
Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturers instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; submitting repair requests
Documents actions by completing production and quality logs
Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work. Ability to characterize material machinability, tool holding, tool cutter presentation and select of appropriate coolants, or lubricants for machining
Must be proficient in manual machining processes such as using manual lathes, milling machines, and grinders to produce precision components
Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information
Completion of an apprenticeship in machining technology or equivalent experience with an emphasis on CNC operation.
5+ years of experience in CNC operation
Proficient using Cad/Cam machine programming software applications
Capable of fabricating fixtures and special tooling
Solid understanding of geometric dimensions, tolerances, and symbols
Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement
Excellent Verbal Communication
Functional and Technical Skills, Controls and Precision Measuring Instrumentation, Prototyping, Problem Solving
Supply Management, Tooling, Job Production Coordination, Inventory Control
Attention to Detail
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.