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CNC Machinist (Night Shift)

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Houston, TX, USA
Full Time

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Efficient operation of CNC machinery to produce parts with finished dimensions having tolerances < .0005” over a wide variety of parts, with minimal supervision, which includes, but is not limited to, rotors, compressors, and associated rotating equipment assemblies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Proficiency in the set up and operation of CNC mills and lathes to rough and finish machine a wide variety of complicated work and intricate and difficult jobs, requiring separate machining to many co-related dimensions in diameters, faces, slots, and grooves with high demand for concentricity, parallelism, squareness, roundness, and surface finish.
  • Perform assigned duties with limited assistance and minor supervision. Consistently meet or exceed company or industry standards for quality of work and manufacturing times established for this position.
  • Perform follow-up operations, such as deburring, polishing, grinding, and threading.
  • Perform and document in-process QA inspections. (Follow Route Tag instructions)
  • Perform regular maintenance. (monitor oil reservoir, coolant levels and fill as needed)
  • As assigned, set up and operate CNC mill and lathe machining centers to manufacture metallic and non-metallic parts applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, handbook formulas, shop mathematics (trigonometry, geometry, and algebra), machinability of materials, and layout techniques.
  • Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides 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, using commercially available tooling and products whenever possible.
  • Willingly share information and knowledge with superiors, peers and other team members.
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine readouts.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required, without supervision or errors in final product.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using calibrated precision measuring instruments.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Confers with co-workers to resolve machining problems or to develop process improvements.
  • Performs work in cycle while unit is in operation.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
  • Keeps work station clean and organized.
  • Follows all established safety procedures and practices.
  • Occasional travel is required to customer site or other EthosEnergy facilities.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • CNC Machining on lathes and mills on large equipment.


  • CNC machinist degree from Trade school plus a minimum of 3+ years of CNC machining experience

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently required to push, pull and lift up to 50 lbs.

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