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Wire EDM Machinist

Portsmouth, VA 23702

Posted: 04/05/2024 Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: MM66015845 Pay Rate: $41600-62400 / year

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Wire EDM Machinist in Portsmouth Virginia!  Job Duties entail but are not limited to:
  • Set up and operate CNC Wire EDM machines to cut and shape various precision parts
  • Properly and safely select, align, secure, and remove holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines
  • Recognize, deploy, and properly use inserts, fixtures, and tooling
  • Read and interpret applicable drawings and blueprints of work to be performed and follows instructions
  • Must be able to determine the proper tools required to perform given task
  • Operates and utilizes lifting aids as necessary to perform work
  • Use precision measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements (micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, etc.)
  • Perform daily, regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment
  • Ability to read travelers
  • Perform all tasks in a safe and responsible manner while maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Work overtime as needed on evenings and/or weekends
  • Communicates with others to coordinate work in plant
  • Understanding of Wire EDM process, setup, and maintenance
  • Understanding of G, D, and T
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 to 5 years related experience is preferred
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • A strong, proven interest in engineering and mechanical systems
  • Read blueprints and precision measuring tools
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical situations
  • Must have basic machinist tools 
  • Monday – Saturday 3pm-11:30pm
Annual Salary:
  • $41,600-$62,400 based on experience plus benefits
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