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Worchester, MA

Job ID: 39084 Industry: Manufacturing, Other Pay Rate: $65 - $75k
The company is looking for qualified candidates with mechanical backgrounds that they can train as a Machinist:

The Machinist is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks associated with the development, manufacture, or repair of products. They will sets up and operate all types of machine tools and perform all types of layout, fitting and assembly work. Troubleshoot and repair all types of machines. Perform all kinds of welding, brazing, and cutting on any type of metal. Hand scrap and setup to power scrape machines and parts. Tools & Equipment: All types of machine tools such as lathes, shaper, planer, horizontal and vertical boring mills, and milling machine. Machinist's hand tools and measuring instruments such as wrenches, hammers, scraper, files, scribes, protractor, micrometer, gauges, levels, squares. Various portable power tools such as drills, grinders; blueprints, and sketches, comparator, grinding machines, portable cranes, electric hoists. Various types of welding and burning equipment, welding fixtures, shields, and guards; hand tools such as hammers, chipping and cleaning tools, gauges, and wrenches; blueprints, sketches, hand carbide scrapers, power scrapers, cutter sharpeners, diamond wheel grinders, and specific tools of the trade.

This is a union position.

General work procedures:
- Read work orders, interpret drawings, and sketches, plan and determines working procedures
- Trucking to next operation
- Perform routine/daily TPM tasks (that is, oil and grease machines)
- Record production into daily/hourly production logs
- Perform daily 5S tasks to maintain orderly and clean work area

Machinist procedures:
- Performs layout work, makes sketches.
- Calculates and determines dimensions, tapers, indices and other data using shop formulae and handbooks.
- Selects and grinds tools in accordance with the hardness, machine ability and other properties of parts and materials to be machined.
- Procures or makes jigs, fixtures or machine attachments required for the work to be machined
- Checks and measures work with gauges, micrometers, calipers, and other precision measuring instruments.
- Assembles fits, aligns, levels and adjusts machinery and equipment.
- Hooks and directs crane to transfer and position material or parts to be machines and assembled.
- Trouble shoots and repairs hydraulic, pneumatic, vacuum, and coolant systems in emergencies or when pipers are not available.
- Performs work requiring knowledge of the welding properties of various types of metals, welding rods, welding heat, stress relief, allowances for fit up and machining, and the effect of shrinkage, warp age and expansion.
- Sets up, assembles, cleans and prepares items to be welded.
- Cleans and chips or grinds parts and welds.
- Precision scrape by machine and/or hand all surfaces necessary to fit, align, bevel and adjust machinery and equipment to close tolerances.
- Selects and fits various ferrous and nonferrous metals and various fibers needed for ways, gibes, and so on.
- Must be able to rig and transfer machine parts with care and precision.

Compensation: $23 - $24 per hour + overtime at time and half + 401k match + Pension plan + Full comprehensive benefits package. Most techs get 10-20 hours overtime per week so you will make $60 - $80k 1st year!

Hours: You will train on 1st or 2nd shift depending on manager's schedule and be expected to work on 2nd or 3rd shift once fully trained! This is offshift work until you grow into 1st shift level positions.
True growth potential from this position to other senior level tech roles and leadership positions.

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