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Aerotek CNC Machine Operator in Tukwila, Washington


Lathe Machinist working strictly on CNC Lathes. Set up of manual and CNC machining equipment. Collaborate with engineering to prototype new designs. Reviews set-up sheet and specifications to determine set-up procedures, machining sequence, and dimensions of finished parts. Layout and program equipment, as needed. Select the best tooling to be used, given the work material and machining method for the particular job. Assemble cutting tools in tool holders and positions tool holders in machine spindles as specified or insert cutting tools in specified machine magazines. Maximize equipment capability by calculating optimum feeds and speeds. Manipulate controls and enter commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine. Observe and listen to machine operation to detect malfunctions such as worn or damaged cutting tools. Change cutting tools and location of work piece during machining process to achieve desired results. Grind worn tools. Measure work piece for conformance to specifications. Perform advanced machine maintenance activities. Troubleshoot problems, using machining practices and principles.


Cnc machine, Machine shop, Lathes, cnc lathe, manual machining, manual mill/lathe

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

- Quality Assurance (micrometers, calipers, gauges)

-CNC Machining


-3-5 years of machining experience

Work Environment:

Aerospace Machine Workshop


-Weekend Night Shift: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5pm to 5am. Four hours of complimentary time will be added to get to 40 hour work week

-$1.00/hour shift differential for working nights.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.