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Class A General Machinist

Phoenix, AZ

Employment Type: fulltime Job Number: 746121 Pay Rate: $36.00 - $41.50 per hour

Job Description

Class A General Machinist

Location: Phoenix, AZ (with training in Chatsworth, CA)
Position Type: Direct Hire
Hourly / Salary: Based on Experience
Residency Status: US Citizen or Green Card Holder ONLY

Our client is looking for a Class A General Machinist to join their team!

Job Description:

The Class A General Machinist utilizes parts, prints, drawings or engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate prototype components, jigs and fixtures within set tolerances.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Setup and operation of manual machinery such as lathes, mills, drill presses and surface grinders.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of working properties of common metals.
  • Select standard materials and equipment required for the job.
  • Machining of complex precision parts to close specifications.
  • Aligning and securing of holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Work well with leads of various company departments including engineering, weld shop, assembly, and machine shop.
  • Provide training to lower level machinists.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
  • Must have basic machinist hand tools - micrometers, calipers etc.

Skills and Requirements:
  • Applicant must be ITAR compliant.
  • Able to read and comprehend prints, engineering drawings and information in order to determine methods and sequences needed for completion.
  • Proficient knowledge of all machining equipment operations
  • Manual dexterity to safely and proficiently utilize precision equipment, construct moderate to complex set-ups.
  • Able to work independently within established procedures associated within job function.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instruction in English.
  • Ability to work well with only a modest amount of repeated instructions.
  • Be team oriented and possess flexibility and adaptability.
  • Conduct himself/herself in a business-like and civil manner.


  • At least Five (5) years of experience in a similar aerospace industry or technical training is essential.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED

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