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Job: Carolina CAT - Machinist, Carolina CAT, Charlotte, NC

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Job title:
Carolina CAT - Machinist
Job location:
Charlotte, NC  28201 United States
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Job Description

The purpose of this position is to assemble, repair, and fabricate metal parts by operating mechanical equipment and assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (other duties may be assigned):

  • Fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics and layout techniques
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining. Using manual machines. Able to single point metric and standard threads
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls of manual machines
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools, and power tools
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks
  • May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance
  • May operate welding equipment to cut or weld parts. May develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated
  • Machines used are Lathes, milling machines, lapping table, surface grinding and drill press
  • Welding helpful but not required
  • Proper use of hydraulic presses
  • Must have a high school education or GED
  • Technical School preferred

Work Experience:

  • Six years of experience with machining small and large parts
  • Must be able to effectively write repair activities on customer work orders
  • Must have cognitive reasoning and problem solving skills to apply knowledge, written information and verbal instructions in repairing/servicing unusual and/or unknown technical equipment operational problems
  • Should have exposure to P.C. base equipment and parts information

Job Location:
Charlotte, NC
(Job number: 3872631)
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