Precision Solutions Senior Machinist in Quantico, Virginia

Location: Quantico, VA

Clearance: Active Top Secret

  • Responsible for the fabrication of unique components and assemblies in support of field investigative needs, often with minimal initial engineering design input and short time delivery requirements.

  • Programs, sets up, and operates conventional, special purpose, and CNC machines to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mechanics, machinability of materials, and fabrication methods.

  • Consults with engineers and other personnel regarding product information, such as design, capacity and purpose, and types of material to be used to fabricate product.

  • Designs fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.

  • Sets up and operates metalworking machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, or grinder to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of parts to specifications, using precision measuring devices.

  • May operate welding equipment.

  • May develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated.

  • May confer with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.

  • Sets up and operates machines on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assemblies, using jigs, fixtures, surface plates, surface tables, hand tools, and power tools.

  • May train workers in programming, set up, and operation of machine tools. Uses computer aided design tools to assist engineers in the design, fabrication, and assembly of parts.

  • May operate additive manufacturing machines.

Minimum General Experience:

  • Machinists must have experience in CAD design package referred to as NX, or similar, Computer-Aided Design / Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software, TIG welding, and water jet, laser, or plasma arc computer controlled cutters.

  • They must have machine shop experience, with experience in manual and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lathes, manual and CNC milling machines.

Recommended Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field(s) or equivalent and 10 years of related experience with MPU procedures and equipment, as well as machine design and fabrication of Covert Devices used for intelligence and evidence gathering.

ID: 2018-1977

External Company Name: Precision Solutions

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