Job Description

JOB TITLE: Machinist


Primarily responsible for setting up, programming and operating all machine shop equipment with the authority to carry out all assigned tasks


  • Setting up, programming and operating CNC lathes, manual lathes, mills, EDM and/or other machine shop equipment
  • Works under direction of lead technician and/or Shop Supervisor
  • Works with Engineers, production personal, or others to resolve issues
  • Follows all work routings/procedures and quality documentation
  • Must be mentally coherent and free from the influence of drugs (either illegal or legally prescribed drugs that may cause impairment) while performing in the capacity of "safety-sensitive" duties/operations per FAA regulations


  • Supports and participates in HS&E activities within the organization
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned to support overall shop functions
  • Keeps work area neat and clean at all times
  • Commitment to company values


  • Knowledge of company’s policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of computer software (MS Office WORD, EXCEL, and ACCESS/internet navigation)
  • Knowledge of machine shop equipment (CNC machines, lathes, mills EDM, other, etc.)
  • Knowledge of machine shop theory, shop mathematics and layout techniques
  • Knowledge of basic data entry and/or word processing

  • Skilled in the use of dimensional measuring equipment

  • Skilled in oral and written communication (English)
  • Skilled in operating computers and office equipment (fax machines, copiers, phone system, etc.)
  • Skilled in setting up, programming and operating machine shop equipment (CNC machines, lathes, mills, EDM, other, etc.)
  • Ability to machine and measure to close tolerances (.0002") as required

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to read complex blue prints specifications, charts and follow work orders and engineering instructions as necessary
  • Ability to analyze and solve repair/overhaul problems
  • Ability to organize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Ability to process data into useful information
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English per FAA Regulations
  • Ability to aid in audits
  • Ability to think and concentrate for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations associated with repair work scopes
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to train others as required
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule

  • Ability to learn tasks required to perform the job


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 - 4 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified


  • Professional appearance and demeanour
  • Good dexterity
  • Punctual
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to sit/stand for up to 8 hours a day


  • Work is normally performed in a typical machine shop environment
  • Exposure to noise
  • Normal exposure to physical risk associated with a shop environment

This is a 3rd shift opportunity, hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00pm-7:10am

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  • Location

    Duncan, SC

  • Order Type

    Temp To Hire

  • Contact Phone

    (864) 234-0072

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