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Manual Machinist

Tidewater Staffing is seeking an experienced Manual Machinist! Payrate: TBD Weekly Pay Shift to be discussed Requirements include: Experience with lathes and mills Machine mechanic experience Experience with bridge port 2+ years Tidewater Staffing Offers: Weekly Pay Full-Time Employment Multiple Shifts Insurance Benefits Long-term Job Opportunities OSHA Training | Training Programs Direct Deposit Tidewater Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Category: Inside Machinist


Information
NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

A shipyard Inside Machinist uses various machine tools (including lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and spindles) to produce precision metal parts in large quantities. Inside Machinists must carefully plan and prepare using blueprints or written specifications to calculate operations such as where to cut or bore into work pieces, how fast to feed metal into machines, how much metal to remove from work pieces, etc.. Many Inside Machinists use Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) cutting machines and precision measuring tools (such as inside/outside micrometers, venier calipers, dial indicators, depth micrometers, inside/outside calipers and thread gauges).

Some machining practices include:
- General turning and boring of parts on a lathe
- Thread cutting and tapping
- Taper turning
- Keyway cutting
- Laying out bolt circles to drill holes.
Education
Most inside machinist careers require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree.

Inside machinists usually need one or two years of on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be available.
Qualifications
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is typically required. Inside Machinists frequently work with computer-control programs, and therefore must have the ability to determine how automated equipment will cut a part. All Inside Machinists and will need a thorough knowledge of math, including trigonometry.

Company Information

Tidewater Staffing
1000 Poindexter St
Chesapeake, VA 23324
Phone: 7575430100

Application Information

749 Florida Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23707
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