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Machinist, Senior

Company: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

**Machinist, Senior**

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

**State** California

**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.


+ 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 and feeds.

+ 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.

**Job Qualifications:**

+ 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 recommending solutions;

+ Strong interpersonal skills and written communication skills to interface with employees and management; and basic computer skills.

+ The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

**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 description.

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 laws.

Keywords: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies, San Diego , Machinist, Senior, Other , San Diego, California

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