Zenetex LLC

Aircraft Machinist

6 months ago
Job ID
2017-1027
# of Openings
1
Job Location
US-WA-Whidbey Island
Category
Touch Labor

Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. Aircraft Machinists will manufacture, repair, and rebuild parts and items of equipment from raw stock of different metals and metal alloys such as stainless steel alloys, aluminum, titanium, magnesium and other materials such as rubber, plastics, and nylon using conventional or computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools and precision handwork.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Set up and operate most types of conventional and CNC machine tools such as lathes, vertical and horizontal boring mills; bench, plain, and universal milling machines; shapers; planers; internal and external grinders; thread cutters; and radial drills
  • Use rotary vises, dividing heads, taper attachments, magnetic chucks, vertical milling heads, tapping attachments, rotary tables, and others
  • Determine which machine tool would best be used for each operation to be performed
  • Create new job setups on a variety of different types of equipment involving accurate alignment to maintain specified tolerances
  • Operate machines using program tapes, manual data inputs, or a direct numerical control (DNC) system
  • Manufacture an entire item, carrying out all the machining operations necessary for completion, and performing precision handwork such as filing, scraping and lapping to fit, assemble, and finish machined parts
  • Use many types of precision instruments and equipment such as vernier calipers, height gages, squares, protractors, inside, outside and depth micrometers, surface gages, vee blocks, parallel bars, gage blocks, dial indicators, optical and mechanical comparators, and Ago@ and Ano-go@ thread, ring, bore and plug gages to attain accurate dimensions and maintain tolerances

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Knowledge of trade mathematics including plane geometry and the use of trigonometric functions and machinist handbook formulas in establishing needed dimensions, such as those required for chasing threads or machining angular surfaces; locating and marking surfaces and angles to be machined, locating reference points, or performing other layout work necessary to facilitate accurate job setups on a variety of conventional or CNC machine tools

Security Clearance

 

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance; active clearance is highly desired

 

ZENETEX is an Equal Opportunity/affirmative action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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