Brithinee Electric Job Description
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Job Title: Machinist A
Remanufacture, rebuild or repair mechanical components of electric motors using a variety of machines, presses, mills, and other equipment.
- Inspect parts of motors and record, compare to tables of standards and identify necessary repair, rebuild, or remanufacture process
- Interpret or create informal drawings as necessary to facilitate proper replacement
- Estimate time for repair/rebuild/remanufacture
- Repair, rebuild, or remanufacture part or motor utilizing appropriate machines or tools
- Machine critical surfaces to tolerances from various standards
- Clean part/motor and sign off as completed task
- May be assigned to disassemble motor or part
- Assure proper sizing of all components to established tolerances
- Set up and perform milling operations such as drilling, tapping, boring, and conventional milling and lathe work (i.e. non-CNC)
- Perform various welding operations including setup and use of optional specialties (MIG, TIG) and stick welding, including torch and silver soldering
- Setup and perform tool-post grinding operations, broaching keyways
- Balance mechanical assemblies using dynamic balancing equipment to table of standards
- Maintain work area in neat and clean condition
- Monitor machine shop supplies and report needs to shop supervisor
- High School diploma or GED. Vocational/trade school, military, or machine shop on-the-job training. Prefer 4 year machinist apprenticeship.
training is sufficient
- At least three years as journeyman machinist or at least one year with successful experience as a Machinist B
- Mechanical principles
- Knowledge of all shop equipment including balancer, cranes, forklift, drill press, bench and hand press, mill, vertical and horizontal press, hand and power tools, micrometer, lathe with swing up to 36", vertical turret lathe with swing up to 42" and various measuring devices
- Metalizing (flame spray) techniques using bronze or stainless powders
- Current reference materials and standards of bearing fit, runout, balance
- Knowledge of CNC machining principles including the ability to write programs using blueprints and drawings.
- Use of mathematics, algebra, and basic trigonometry relationships to solve problems
- Read and write in English
- Read blueprints and drawings
- Identify materials using visual means and select material for specific application.
- Capable of measuring in .0001" using micrometer with .0001" graduation.
- Able to use inside micrometers, calipers and dial indicators.
- Various welding skills, stick, MIG and oxy-acetylene and flame-cutting
- Read and interpret schematic diagrams and sketches.
- Read and interpret technical manuals.
- Read various measuring devices and instruments
- Interpret information from various senses primarily visual but some tactile.
- Read and interpret job assignment sheets
- Determine feasibility of working plans and schematics.
- Determine if part is machined within specified limits
- Determine process for machining of part/motor.
- Solve problems involving mechanical and mathematical principles
- Evaluate possible solutions and choose most appropriate solution
- Read materials of a technical nature
- Communicate verbally with coworkers regarding planning and execution of work
- Compute distance using formulas and basic algebra
- Provide input to supervisor for prioritizing work tasks
- Machining to high levels of precision. High risk associated with use of moving equipment and machinery
- Machined parts
to specific tolerances
- Works primarily alone but within team of other machinists to solve problems and plan work activities
- Little customer or public contact
- Work conducted
in machinist shop environment, with areas that are clean and others that are
dusty and dirty
- Machines and
tools are close at hand
- Work completed
on scheduled basis
- Work in noisy
area, occasional use of earplugs
- Work with hazards
such as moving equipment and machines, fumes, shop dust, and metal chips
equipment sometimes required, including eye and ear protection, gloves
- Frequent use
of hand and power tools
- Frequent use
of drills, presses, cranes, mill, micrometer, balancer, lathes, forklift
physical activity including lifting, bending, stooping, reaching
- Excellent manual
- Each product
machined according to work order as essentially new product
- Usually complete
assignment prior to moving to next assignment, on occasion multiple projects
Other Job Characteristics
- Work regular 5-day week, 8 hour days with frequent overtime.
- Wear uniform
- Work is structured via work orders; activities are highly prescribed
- Priorities set by supervisor
- Hourly compensation
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