Company: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022
San Diego, California
**Date posted** 04/18/2022
**Job ID** 36247BR
**Company** General Atomics
**Experience Level** Mid-Level (3-7 years)
**Job Title** Machinist, Senior
**City** San Diego
**Full-Time/Part-Time** Full-Time Hourly
**Job Summary** General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies,
is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems
development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted
aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic,
wireless and laser technologies.
Under general supervision with general instruction, this position
is responsible for performing moderately complex functions related
to machine tools. Plans, lays out work, sets up and operates all
types of lathes, mills or grinders to machine or grind
developmental, production or maintenance parts to exacting
tolerances and dimensions.
**DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ Reviews engineering drawings from sketches, graphic illustrations
or verbal/written correspondence to plan sequence of operations.
Computes angular and linear dimensions. Determines cutting or
grinding tools to be used, method of holding, and machine speeds
+ Improvises and adapts standard tooling. Performs typical
operations such as turning, facing, boring, chamfering, turning
tapers, drilling, grooving, reaming; machine compound angles,
multiple angels, radii, splines, serrations and keyways.
+ Performs all types of helical and spiral milling, drilling,
reaming, boring, tapping, slotting, and dovetailing on ferrous and
non-ferrous metals and their alloys.
+ Operates and/or performs machine set up for any horizontal or
vertical lathe, milling machine, or grinding machine. May operate
computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines.
+ Lifts, cuts, loads and secures raw stock into machining equipment
for job requirement.
+ Grinds own cutting tools, drills and bits.
+ May perform preventive maintenance on machines.
+ Expected to perform additional technical, non-machining, tasks
when machine work is not available.
+ Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other
applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted
on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in
accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
+ Typically requires an associate's degree, technical/trade school
training or equivalent and four or more years related experience.
Additional experience may be substituted for formal education.
Must be customer focused and possess:
+ The ability to perform non-routine or moderately complex set-up
and fabrication of machined parts with little direction;
+ Strong knowledge of machining equipment including ability to use
judgment and safe practices;
+ Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, sketches,
verbal and written instructions;
+ Skills to maintain the flow of work within the unit using
independent judgment in solving non-routine problems and
+ Strong interpersonal skills and written communication skills to
interface with employees and management; and basic computer
+ The ability to work both independently and in a team environment
is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as
**Travel Percentage Required** 0 - 25
**Relocation Assistance Provided** Not Provided
**US Citizenship Required?** No
**Clearance Required?** No
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are an
experienced professional, GA offers a comprehensive benefits
package. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please
click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job
General Atomics is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse
workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender,
pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender
identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic
information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical
condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other
basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We
also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable
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