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Manual Machinist

Littleton, MA 01460

Posted: 04/01/2023 Job Number: 32217

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES – include the following (other duties may be assigned):
• Studies specifications, blueprints or damaged tools and machine parts to determine nature and dimension of parts to be fabricated.
• Selects metallic and nonmetallic materials to be machined and measures, marks or scribes dimensions and reference points on to stock preparatory to machining operations.
• Sets and operates lathes, milling machines, precision grinders, drill presses, band saws, shapers and other powered metal-working tools to machine parts to specified dimensions.
• Uses precision measuring devices such as height gauges, micrometers, vernier calipers and dial indicators to verify conformance of machinist pieces to specifications.
• Uses mechanic’ s hand tools such as files, scrapes, mallets, wrenches, screwdrivers and riveters to fit and assemble parts and assemblies.
• Operates machines and other mechanisms to observe operation and diagnosis malfunctions or to test repaired equipment.
• Keeps inventory of stock and orders new materials as needed.
• Keeps records and reports use of equipment.
• Develops specifications from general description of parts or assemblies to be fabricated and draws or sketches device to be made.
• Operates bench grinder to sharpen cutting tools.
• Operates gas or electric welders to install finished assemblies or to join or build up metal surfaces of parts to be machined or repaired.
• Performs routine or preventive maintenance and repair, lubrication and cleaning of machine tools, equipment and mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
• Designs and constructs jigs and special tools to facilitate the machining, assembly, or disassembly or parts and assemblies.
• Makes estimates of time and materials required to complete an assignment.
• May assist in the training of trades helpers and others.
• Performs related work appropriate to the classification as assigned.

• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum two years of experience assisting a skilled machinist in a general machine shop.

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Fran Hardy

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