Posted on: November 22, 2021
We are CAES, a technologically advanced electronics company
employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators,
and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging
problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve
customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking
for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer
long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that
values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Consider
A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a
Dual role machinist with a primary focus in manual and a secondary
focus in CNC operation. This position will plan, set-up, operate
and make tool adjustments to cut and shape all types of metals and
synthetics using manual (e.g. lathes, mills and grinders), EZ Track
computerized machine shop equipment and operate vertical CNC mills
when required. Work from blueprints, process sheets and sketches to
perform production tasks. May communicate with engineers to better
understand the purpose of a part assembly. Checks and inspects
machining operations against specified tolerances. May identify and
repair minor machine malfunctions.
Works independently from complex blueprints and written or verbal
ideas in order to fabricate, alter or repair complex and costly
parts where required tolerances are often unusually close and
complex, and are extremely difficult to acquire and maintain.
Checks and adjusts machinery and tooling as necessary in order to
maintain critical dimensions.
Reads and interprets complex blueprints and/or works from written
and verbal instructions to manufacture parts to tolerances which
are difficult to acquire and maintain using a wide variety of
Plans sequence of machining operations incorporating a detailed
knowledge of each machine and its capabilities in order to
determine the most cost effective and efficient manner in which to
Performs highly diversified machining operations requiring
progressive steps to drill, turn and cut metal to
Utilizes trigonometric formulas in order to calculate complex
and/or compound angles and dimensions.
Fabricates own tolling and fixtures as needed.
May file and/or deburr individual or small lot production pieces as
necessary to meet required specifications.
Checks own work by setting up and operating precision measuring
equipment such as micrometers, gauge blocks and height stand,
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
High School diploma (or equivalent)
2-4 years' experience as a machinist
Bridgeport EZ-TRAK, Okuma and HAAS 3-4 Axis Vertical mills
Excellent math skills including trigonometry and geometry
Must be authorized to work in the US
CAES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
CAES to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. CAES will refrain
from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or
applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their
compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster
supplement is available here .
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here .
CAES is committed to working with and providing reasonable
accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a
reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the
employment process, please send an e-mail to
CAEScareers@cobhamaes.com and let us know the nature of your
request and your contact information.
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