Inside Machinist 1st Class – REQ 13402

21 November 2023

REQ #: 13402

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and shop sketches
  • Use all conventional machine shop equipment and machinery to cut, machine and shape raw materials in accordance with drawing requirements
  • Knowledge of various machining processes, including turning, milling, grinding, and drilling
  • Build fixtures and various holding devices as needed to hold or support work pieces in process
  • Set up, load and operate various machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and grinders
  • Able to program, set up, and operate CNC machine tools including lathes and mills
  • Proficient in the use of off-line programming software used in developing CNC programs
  • Analyze job requirements and use best shop practice to meet drawing requirements in the most efficient time
  • Proficient in the use of various hand tools as necessary to achieve finish requirements
  • A solid understanding of measurement principles, including accuracy, precision, tolerance, and the limitations of precision measuring devices
  • Operate forklift as needed
  • Assemble machined or fabricated components as needed
  • Abide by all safety rules, company and shipyard practices


  • Proficient in the use of various hand tools as necessary to achieve finish requirements
  • Ability to effectively use power driven equipment
  • Close attention and care to prevent damage to complex machine tools
  • High mental and visual effort required
  • Minimum of 7 years Inside Machinist experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of formal apprenticeship program or completion of in-company, four-year training program

Primary work location is 99 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA.

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