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Inside Machinist 2nd Class (Local) (44081)

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Job Description

  • This position is responsible for performing a variety of assembly and machining processes in a shop environment.
  • This is a highly skilled position responsible for carrying out repairs, modifications, and manufacturing new parts as it relates to ship repair and modernization.
  • Work includes small and large assembly, machining of steel, alloys and ship assemblies to blueprint specifications using conventional lathes, mills, VTL’s, HBM’s, grinders, as well as programmable machines.
  • Inside machinists require precision layout, measuring and mathematic skills to calculate dimensions and tolerances.
  • The position is also responsible for disassembling, assembling, testing and inspecting components for function and precision to ensure proper performance.
  • Familiarity with ship repair terminology and compartment location is desirable.
  • The qualifications and general capabilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability desired by the shipyard.

Candidate Requirements

  • Must be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence.
  • Must have general understanding of ship repair terminology and ship compartment location nomenclature.
  • Must be physically and medically capable of wearing all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE includes hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.)
  • Must be able to write comprehensive Condition Found Reports (CFR) describing the material condition of the parts and assemblies being worked and recommendations for repair.
  • Must be able to work from Process Control Procedures (PCP).
  • Must be able to use precision measurement tools.
  • Must be able to use conventional lathes, mills, VTL, HBMs, and grinders.
  • Must be able to use programmable machines.
  • Must be able to interpret drawings, sketches, tech manuals, and user manuals to the extent necessary to repair equipment or manufacture parts.
  • Must understand applicable NAVSEA standard items.
  • Must be able to accomplish onboard valve repairs.
  • Must have an understanding of Lock-out / Tag-out procedures.
  • Must be able to set up and machine onboard.
  • Must be able to use optics and Theodolite equipment, for in-place line boring.
  • Must be able to line bore holding tight tolerances.
  • Must be able to provide direction to Improvers and Helpers.
  • Must understand the proper and safe use and operation of the hand and power tools required to accomplish the work.
  • Must have highly developed Math skills. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals using US customary measurement system and the metric system.
  • Four (4) years of inside machinist experience. Some experience in the ship repair environment is highly desirable.
  • DBIDS access is required.
  • OSHA10 Maritime and FIrewatch certifications are required.


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About Ameri-Force

Ameri-Force has been In business since 1991 and is 100% employee owned. We are seen as a premiere provider of temporary staffing in several industries including ship construction and repair, aerospace and defense, heavy construction, light and heavy industrial, energy production and utilities, oil and gas, disaster recovery, manufacturing, environmental, railroad, and general labor.

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Our team members are the best part of the company and they’re what make Ameri-Force great. When you join Ameri-Force you’re not just starting a new job, you’re becoming part of an industry powerhouse. By providing some of the highest wages and best benefits available it’s no wonder our average team member remains with Ameri-Force for 10 years or more. The goal at Ameri-Force is to be your employer for life. Our recruiting team works hand-in-hand with you to provide assignments which increase your skill level and add to your job experience in order to advance and maintain your career.

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Safety is our number one core value. We are uncompromising in our commitment to the health and safety of our employees. We’re dedicated to continually improving our processes, demonstrating leadership, and promoting comprehensive safety throughout our organization. Ameri-Force expects individual accountability among all employees and promotes a dedication to adhere to safety standards. We ask that all team members actively participate in and support the advancement of our health and safety practices. Safety is the responsibility of all employees, including both top management and the individual craft worker.