Manual Machining

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 04-30-2018
Long Term Contract
1099 or w2
Rate is DOE per hour


Responsibilities include prototype design, fabrication, assembly, inspection, and rework/repair of Special Tooling and Special Test Equipment. Prototype & production builds require operation of manual mill and lathe, precision part inspection / measurement equipment, as well as other standard machine shop tools and equipment.

Required Skills:
• Demonstrated expertise in operating manual mill and lathe, saw, drill, and inspection equipment to meet precision machining and measurement requirements.
• Knowledge and experience in metal fabrication processes, DFMA practices, and utilization of hand tools
• Demonstrated knowledge of assembly manufacturing processes.
• Ability to read and interpret assembly and tooling engineering drawings including a basic knowledge and understanding of GD&T.
• Capable of successfully working with minimal supervision in a self-motivated manner.
• Must have the ability to succeed in a teaming environment with timely problem resolution utilizing a positive, proactive attitude and a strong customer focus.
• Ability to execute work while following all shop safety procedures.
• Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel, and Word
• Previous experience handling and reworking sensitive electronic hardware.
• Ability to obtain secret clearance

Desired Skills:
• Past experience with special tooling design and assembly.
• Proficiency with Pro-Engineer and ACAD.
• Knowledge of government property handling requirements including knowledge of UPS system (Uniform Property System) or equivalent.
• Demonstrated knowledge of basic electrical wiring and reading schematics.
• Capable of troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining machine shop equipment.
• Ability to accurately estimate fabrication costs.
• Ability to look for and implement cheaper, better, faster ways of doing business and voice findings to management.
• Ability to adapt to changing product requirements.
• Effective time management skills with the ability to work overtime on short notice.
• Effective communication skills.
• Associates Degree Required Education: Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent Years Experience: 8+ years
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