203583 - Milling Machine Machinist 3
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$24.99 to $41.42 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Milling Machine Machinist 3 for a contract opportunity in Palmdale, CA.

Sets up and operates plain or universal, horizontal, or vertical milling machines to perform machining operations such as compound angles and contours; boring compound angular holes; doing helical and spiral milling; serrating; and gear, spline, and keyway cutting to exacting tolerances. Selects, mounts, and aligns various specialized machine attachments and standard or improvised tooling; plans sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup; determines, sets, and adjusts speeds, feeds, and depth of cut; interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications; uses a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments; makes standard shop computations; and measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. Exclude general, all-around machinists and operators who do not perform own setups or determine sequence of operations.

This person will be performing a variety of machining and fabricating tasks, using both manual and
NC machines, making replacement as well as new parts.
Candidate will perform a variety of machining and fabrication operations using manual machines
such as; lathes, milling machines, drill press, band saw, shears, metal punch. Must be able to
interpret blueprints, sketches and engineering specifications to determine fabrication methodology.
Setup and operate machining equipment including various hand tools to determine sequence of
operations, making standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds and
speeds, measures, marks and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for
machining. Will be responsible for standard equipment maintenance and working with in house
maintenance personnel or third party vendors as needed to keep equipment up and running;
maintain machine tooling and related consumables; perform a variety of repetitive and non-repetitive
mechanical assembly tasks; disassemble, modify, rework and reassemble mechanical assemblies;
work with and be responsible for the storage and use of HAZMAT materials. Maintain high ethical
standards for conduct, and must work collaboratively with others.

• High School diploma or equivalent, plus 6+ years of related experience
• Ability to interpret blueprints, sketches and engineering specifications
• Ability to set up and operate a variety of machine tools, such as; milling machines, lathes, drill press
and band saw.
• Experience managing multiple projects
• Experience reporting job status

Preferred Qualifications:
• Must have good communication and collaboration skills
• General knowledge and understanding of CAD/CAM program: MasterCam and Catia
• Strong ability to problem solve
• Ability to manage multiple jobs with minimum supervision, establish priorities, and report job status
in a timely manner
• Must be mechanically inclined and pay close attention to detail
• Must have a high degree of patience, adapt to change easily, and have a high level of motivation to
complete tasks promptly
• AA degree
• Ability to prioritize projects

High School Diploma/GED is required.
School must be accredited.

4/10 workweek.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Brent Sizemore
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x185 or (800) 927-9318 x185

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.