US/Canada Job #13304

Manual Machinist



Date Posted

May 17, 2024


Posted By

Loretta Lacks

Manual Machinist Job Description

Manual Machinist Job Description 


Manual Machinist Responsibilities: 

  • Project planning using order of operations for drawings 

  • Strategizing to ensure tolerances are held 

  • Communicating the post process operations 

  • Inspect imperial and metric features 

  • Manual milling and general machining operations; drilling, milling, slotting, and boring to bearing fits with tolerances of +/- .002” 

  • General manual and turning operation; boring, grooving, and threading with tolerances of +/-.0005” 

  • Surface grinding: manual wet and dry, limited form, spin, and tolerances of +/-.0002” 


Manual  Machinist Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GED 

  • Technical Diploma in Machine Shop Practices 

  • Minimum 4 years of experience 

  • Own General Machinist Hand Tools; micrometers, calipers, indicator, edge-finder, square, scale, hammer, wrenches, and locking toolbox 

  • Strong blueprint reading skills 

  • General computer skills; file management, network searches, spreadsheet entries, etc. 

  • Advanced math skills in geometry and trigonometry; understanding of orders of operations 

  • Apply information from charts to perform proper cutting speeds and feeds for various materials 

  • Experience with steel, tool steel, aluminum, and plastics 

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Call 888.874.6324 to speak with TriMech Client Executive Loretta Lacks about this role and related job opportunities.

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