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Router/CNC Operator

Portsmouth, VA 23702

Posted: 06/18/2024 Job Number: AD508078617 Pay Rate: $29-39 / hour

Job Description

Integrity Staffing Services has an exciting opportunity for a Router Operator

Summary: Operation of CNC 5-Axis router to cut complex shapes used to support the installation of hull treatment and non-metallic coatings on United States Navy nuclear-powered submarines.

Position requires a willingness to learn, dependability, and the ability to think critically.


  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards.
  • Ability to use manual and power tools.
  • Read and interpret documents as necessary, such as operating and maintenance manuals, safety rules and regulations, procedure manuals, etc.
  • Program and oversee CNC 5-Axis router operation, running calibration test, and inspecting machinery for repair needs.
  • May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of hull treatment materials.
  • Maintain a clean work environment where coatings work is being performed.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of complex shapes.
  • Mixing of different types of solvent and adhesive materials.
  • Understanding fairness and flushness with regards to surface preparation.
  • Follow all company rules and policies.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • May be required to perform additional duties as deemed necessary by the Superintendent/Engineer.
  • Must be willing to comply with clean shaven standards needed to wear half/full face respirator.
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation to obtain access into a shipyard environment.


  • Proficiency in programing, troubleshooting, and operating CNC milling equipment.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Inventor, Fusion 360, etc.
  • Shipyard, Manufacturing, or Industrial Experience


  • Must be able to work cooperatively and productively with other employees and shipyard personnel.
  • Must be able identify and measure material.
  • Strong math skills for inputting specific dimensions and figures into the machinery.
  • Ability to analyze the information provided on drawings or other explanatory documents to make sure the final product matches the sketch.
  • Strong computer skills as the 5-Axis router uses computer software to control machinery.
  • Problem-solving skills to detect issues in the creation process and find solutions to ensure the machinery creates the product provided in the sketch.
  • Must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, weight, volume, and density.
  • Must be able to carry out instructions furnished in oral, written, or diagram form.
  • Must be able to problem solve, organize, and prioritize work.
  • Must be able to perform required duties efficiently and independently.


  • Regularly exposed to extreme temperatures, high noise levels, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes, airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, dusty conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, hazardous machinery, confined spaces, precarious places, proximity to other employees. To avoid injury, safety clothing is required along with safety devices to protect eyes, mouth, or hearing.
  • Regularly required to walk; frequently required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, or crawl, occasionally required to sit, required to reach with hands and arms, use hands to feel, grip, or handle, regularly required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, required use of vision to see up close, distance, and peripherally, as well as depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Shift work is involved most of the time. Travel may be required. Mandatory overtime will be required.

Pay Range: $29-39 depending on experience  

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