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EXEMPT_____________________________________ None
SHIFT_________________________________________ Day
REPORTS TO _________________  Machinist Foreman

SALARY ___________________________________ Hourly
DEPARTMENT_________________________ Production
POSITION _________________________________ Skilled


This job level is considered a skilled position. An individual is expected to be dependable and productive in the operation of all Machinist tools and equipment.


Must be able to operate machinery such as: lathe, milling; shaper, radical processes; surface and cylindrical grinding machines. Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and material on machines. Measure, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for
subsequent machining. Assists in the material handling and heat treatment processing. Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly. Operates welding equipment to cut or weld parts, including non-ferrous metals.


High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required with two- (2) years technical graduate major in Machinist field or three- (3) years continuous work experience in related field.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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, walk, use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, use of hand and power tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

*Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  1. Must have strong mathematical skills to perform the duties of a Machinist.

  2. Able to cut acme, squares and buttress threads (internal and external).

  3. Must be able to hold close tolerances in machining using precision measuring tools either Metric or English System of Measurements.

  4. Able to fabricate simple jigs and fixtures for production.

  5. Must be able to perform shrink fitting for journal bearing and bushings.

  6. Able to build-up and repair parts.

  7. Able to weld similar and dissimilar metals.

  8. Must be able to perform brazing and bronze welding.

  9. Must be able to fabricate spur gears.

  10. Must be able to operate surface and cylindrical grinding machines.

  11. Able to perform material handling and processes.

  12. Must be able to perform basic heat processes.

After two (2) years training as a Machinist II the individual will be evaluated by their work
performance, work habits, attitude, and attendance. After passing evaluation employee
may be promoted to next level. Salary will commensurate with position and experience.


Employer Rights

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your foreman, supervisor, or manager to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer, in conjunction with MEA representation, has the right to revise this job description at any
time. The employer also reserves the right to restructure the company organization. This job description is not a contract for employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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