Machinist

ID
2022-56191
Marion, VA, USA
Category
Manufacturing
Required Clearance
No clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Remote Option
On-Site Full-Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Basic Qualifications

High school diploma or GED with one year work experience within a manufacturing environment. An Associates Preferred. Successful completion of a background check and drug screen is required.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Machinist in our Marion Facility The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

Essential duties include but may not be limited to the following: 

  • Essential duties include but may not be limited to the following:
  • Operate and maintain metal working machines
  • Select proper tools to make parts according to drawings and blueprints
  • Work on assembly jibs and fixtures while working within close tolerances as indicated by blueprint specifications
  • Set up and operate conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts
  • Fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions and reference points on materials or workpiece as guide for subsequent machining
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth of angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media
  • Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments
  • Set up and operate machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
  • Fit and assemble parts into complete assembly using jibs, fixtures, surface place, surface table, hand tools, and power tools
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:  

  • Understanding and rigidly adhering to detailed procedures per work instructions
  • Written and verbal communication 
  • Blueprint interpretation
  • Computer equipment operation 
  • Safety Policies and practices 
  • House Keeping practices
  • (MULTIPLE OPENING'S AVAILABLE) 

Target salary range: USD $21.16/Hr. - USD $23.51/Hr. Note: The compensation information listed is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits program that goes well beyond Medical and Dental coverage.

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