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Inside Machinist

Shipyard Staffing is hiring an Inside Machinist (Large Equipment Operator) in Newport News, VA. Pay Rate $20.06 to $27.31 per hour, based on experience plus $120.00 a day per diem Experience -Two years minimum experience as an Inside-Shop Machinist Special Requirements Must have experience with 1) Horizontal Boring Mills, HBM's will have travel that is in the range of X - 500", Y - 250", Z - 50", and W - 65". They will also have turntables about 10' square with a load capacity of 100 tons. 2) Vertical Turning Centers, VTC's will have tables that are roughly 80" in diameter with a 20-ton table capacity. X total travel will be about 160" and Z will have 80" of travel. Recommended Skills -Safety orientated - Familiar with Numerical Controlled Processes, Manual Data Input, Tooling Offsets, Conversation Controllers, etc. -Operate Manual and NC machines such as lathes, mills, horizontal & vertical machining centers, EDMs, etc. -Experience with controllers such as Fanuc, Siemens, Acramatic, Cincinnati-Milacron, etc. -Familiar with the use of precision measuring instruments: outside/inside micrometers, depth mics, verniers, etc. -Familiar with threading and the various measuring/gauging requirements -Drilling/tapping processes -Familiar with carbide machining processes - Ability to comprehend complex mechanical drawings and blueprints - Strong math skills -Machinist or Tool & Die Apprenticeship 1. Confined space trained in accordance with OSHA Standards 29 CFR 1915 Subpart B. 2. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE*) training in accordance with OSHA Standards 29CFR 1915 Subpart I and Hearing Conversation 29CFT 1910.95 (i) (j) (k) (l). 3. Non-prescription and prescription safety glasses must meet the requirements of ANSI Z87, with permanently attached side shields. 4. Hard Hats must be WHITE in color with the Leased Labor Provider Company's name and the individual's last name on the front of the Hard Hat. All Leased Labor personnel engaged in Welding must wear either the Fiber Metal Type 1 Class C or the MSA Skullgard Class A Hard Hat only. 5. Hearing protection must be of the muff type (banded or mounted) and trained on their use. 6. Audiometric testing documents proof of individual workers' hearing function. The Leased Labor Provider Company shall ensure those individuals who perform audiometric testing meet requirements listed in OSHA Regulation 29CFR1910.95 (g) (3) and that the audiometric test results are fully explained to each individual by the testing firm. The individual shall sign the test reports as proof of receiving verbal communication of the test results. 7. The physical work effort expected is demanding. The temperature and humidity extremes that may be encountered result from ambient temperature and humidity levels in the work area. * PPE training means general requirements, eye and face protection, head protection, foot protection, hand and body protection, hearing protection, and body harness-personal fall arrest systems (PFAS) and position device systems.

Category: Inside Machinist

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.
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.
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.