180558 - Sr Tool Maker
Up to $30.00 DOE
6+ Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Tool Maker for an opening in Stuart, FL.

The Tool Maker fabricates and repair a variety of tooling as required to support all facets of aircraft manufacturing. Such tooling will include all types of production jigs, fixtures and templates to support existing programs.
" Performs any and all phases of machining and bench operations to coordinate, construct and repair complex tools and equipment involving layout, hand finishing, assembly, cutting, forming, welding (both gas and electric arc).
" Maintains tools and jigs to specifications, blueprints or furnished information.
" Performs optical alignment of jigs and fixtures.
" Layout, develop and fabricate flat and formed templates from blueprints, loft data, mock ups, etc.
" Lays out and fabricates flat contour and patterns from sample or damaged parts.
" Sets up on surface table or tooling decks such as jigs and fixtures as master inspection gauges, involving complex contours, compound angles requiring the coordination of drill holes and location of critical points.
" Working from tool shop orders, tool design drawings, parts, blueprints, specifications, tool fabrication procedures and verbal instructions, plans necessary machine tool work which may involve making or developing sketches for use by self or others; fabricate tooling without complete tooling information and checks the completed tool for quality and workmanship.
" Sets up completely and operates various standard machine tools to make new and replacement tooling details to exacting tolerances.
" Work assignments in this classification require the set up and operating of such standard machine tools as milling machines, engine and tool room lathes, planers, shapers, jig borers, duplicating and profiling machines, boring mills, thread mills, grinders, radial drills, etc.
" Uses such typical equipment as lift truck, crane and scooter to load, move, unload and position tools or materials.
" Performs duties incidental to the accomplishment of the assigned task. Each employee will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and housekeeping in his work area as directed as well as assuring the accuracy of their work.

Must be skilled and proficient with all types of hand tools, conventional, numerically controlled and specialty machinery, precision and optical instruments. laser tracking systems, welding, overhead crane and inner-plant vehicles.
Must be capable of and responsible for communicating, coordinating and instructing lower classified Toolmakers.
5+ years of experience
" Aircraft tool maintenance
" Tooling experience with major assembly tools and apply tools such as drill templates
" Understand basic periotic tool inspection procedures
" Optical alignment equipment. Tooling experience with master gage set tooling.
" Manual machining
" Must be able to use PCMM equipment such as laser trackers and arms

" Spatial Analyzer software experience
" Vericut software experience
" Familiarity with NC machines
" Completion of a formal tooling apprenticeship
" Ability to pass in house welding certification

Accredited High School Diploma/GED and 5+ years of related tool maker experience.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Johnnie Barrientos
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.