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Tool and Die Machinist

Company:
Relevante
Location:
Apollo Beach, Florida, United States
Salary:
Open
Posted:
November 13, 2018

Description:

Job Description:

Summary Analyzes specifications, sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs nd fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece 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.

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

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 workpiece to specifications.

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

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.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent and one to two years related experience and/or training.