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Journey CNC Machinist

at KEYW Corporation

Posted: 5/25/2019
Job Reference #: 19968
Keywords: cnc

Job Description

  • Job Locations3 weeks ago(5/30/2019 11:54 AM)
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    Mechanical Engineering
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  • Responsibilities

    • Individual will independently with minimal supervision perform non-repetitive assignments of a complex and difficult nature involving the set-up and operation of a wide variety of machine tool equipment such as CNC milling machine, CNC punch press, brakes and lathe.
    • Will provide programming for cnc mill and punch to obtain optimum machine utilization and minimize scrap loss ensuring proper tool usage.
    • Experience with cnc programming software such as FeatureCam, SmartCam and Solidworks.
    • Experience with drill press, cnc punch press, cnc vertical machining center, cnc brake, shear, numerical control equipment and other hand and power tools of similar complexity to produce precision parts.
    • Work from blueprints, rough sketches, production diagrams, engineering drawings and verbal instructions to fabricate a variety of complex machined components.
    • Support prototype development activities, working with design engineers and mechanical designers on the design feasibility of prototype machine parts and assemblies relative to form, fit and function.
    • Determines operating methods and sequences; lay out, set up and fabricate precision parts, tooling and fixtures to exacting tolerances and dimensions for production, development and short-run requirements.
    • Makes complex shop calculations to layout difficult patterns and determine tooling feeds and speeds.
    • Knows the working qualities of a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, copper, brass, plastics and exotics.
    • Check height, depth and thickness using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.
    • Inspects work for conformance to specifications. May set-up and make "first-article" check on difficult production runs.
    • May prepare recommendations for improvements in methods or processes relative to improved productivity and quality.



    • Requires a well-rounded knowledge of fabrication and assembly techniques, tools and equipment, materials and shop practices as would normally be obtained from completion of a 2 year trade school or apprenticeship and 4 years additional machine shop experience. Incumbents typically possess 4+ years of related experience.


    • CNC Milling Machine Programming and operation (required)
    • Solidworks CAD software, FeatureCam (milling) and SmartCam (punching)
    • CNC Punch
    • TIG Welding
    • Press Brake
    • Hardware Press
    • Lathe
    • Painting and Powder Coating
    • Silk screening
    • Incoming Inspection of Materials and Metal Enclosures or parts


    This position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:

    • U.S. Citizenship (Required)
    • Favorable Criminal History Check
    • Education Verification
    • Abuse/Illegal Drug Use
    • Credit Check
    • Subject Interview

    KeyW EEO Statement

    Employment decisions at the Company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of. (1) race, (2) religion, (3) creed, (4) color, (5) national origin, (6) ancestry, (7) sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), (8) age, (9) medical condition, (10) marital or domestic partner status, (11) sexual orientation, (12) gender, (13) gender identity, (14) gender expression and transgender status, (15) mental disability or physical disability, (16) genetic information, (17) military or veteran status, (18) citizenship, (19) low-income status, or (20) any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Jacobs.

    About Jacobs

    Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With approximately $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit, and connect with Jacobs on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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