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Like precision tools and hands-on problem-solving? Take on a high-value, technically challenging role working for the aerospace and defense industries as a Machinist at Riverside. Working in a thrilling field that makes a difference in the world is more than a just great way to impress people at parties. It’s also the perfect opportunity to advance your skills while building a technical career.

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The purpose for this role is to set up and operate a variety of CNC milling machines to perform a series of machining operations as defined in the job routings such as boring, threading, and facing on metal and plastic work pieces.


This position may participate in one or more of the following duties as directed by supervision or management.

Machinists will be asked to run a variety of different machines. These machines include Verticals, Horizontals, and 4th and 5th axis milling machines. The following information includes the duties and responsibilities involved with these various machines.

Reads and understands blueprint, job routings, tooling instructions, and standard charts for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, and tooling instructions such as type of holding fixtures, cutting speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used.

Load and set tools while understanding run out, tool length stick outs, and proper holder based on what the tool is doing.

Positions and secures tools in tool holders on turret and cross slide.

Write programs in appropriate language to set specified rotation speeds, feed rates, and depth of cuts. Also, edit programs with proper approval and manually program at the machine when needed.

Load and send programs.

Recognize, understand and properly adjust dull or chipped tooling.

Able to set and adjust work offsets, tool wear lengths, and cutter comp.

Adjusts workshift offsets of tools at each station.

Must be able to run more than one machine where cycle time permits.

Perform Quality Control Characteristics documentation of tolerance zones specified on blueprints.

Set up and operate machine tools and machines, make fixtures, and assemble fixtures- for experimental purposes.

Able to modify tools as needed.

Straighten plates and parts as needed with Arbor press or other methods.

Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.


 Two-year certificate in Machine Tool from college or technical college; or 2-5 years experience in a similar position in a machine shop and /or training.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Manufacturing

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