Inside Machinist

Job Details

Inside Machinist

Norfolk, Virginia




Job Description


  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Perform complex operations on many kinds of machine tools, including drill presses, lathes, milling machines, boring machines, and precision grinding machines
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
  • Select standard materials required for fabrication and machining work.
  • Perform the machining operations, watch for problems in the production process, and check the accuracy of the finished piece against blueprints
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
  • Set up and operate all types of shop machining tools or equipment to manufacture various parts
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly
  • Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance
  • Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems
  • Work includes small and large assembly, and machining of heavy steel
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Apply knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and machine shop procedures
  • Perform machine maintenance and is responsible for keeping work are clean and the immediate reporting of safety issues to Supervisor
  • Use various hand and power tools for the completion of job tasks
  • Understand and act upon simple instruction
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance


  • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other technical trade related documents.
  • Mechanical ability, manual dexterity, and hand/eye coordination required to perform various projects, per drawings, sketches, and verbal or written instructions
  • Skilled in the selection, set-up and operation of the appropriate machine tool(s) for a given type of work.
  • Manual machine operation experience
  • In-Place machinists experience preferred
  • Technical training preferred
  • Experience operating precision machine tools
  • Willingness to travel
  • Use of precision measuring equipment.
  • Must be able to work effectively with others
  • Must be a steady, reliable worker
  • Must have own machine tools

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