- 181836 - VTL Machinist
- CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
- $26.6 to $38.35 DOE
- Chipton-Ross is seeking a VTL Machinist for an opening in Hawthorne, CA with SpaceX to work on an exciting, new program - the Raptor engine, which is the first of its kind and will ultimately carry passengers to Mars.
Perform set-ups of CNC VTL Lathes in a state-of-the-art, air-conditioned machine shop with brand new machines
Perform various machining operations primarily on prototype work or tooling
Make machine adjustments that may be required, check dimensions, etc. to insure conformance to drawings
Setup machines to precise tolerances and operate various types of machinery in production following established procedures
Select proper tooling to perform required manufacturing operations
Machine precision fixtures, tools and product from drawings, in accordance with established procedures, with limited supervision
Minimum of 5 years’ experience setting up and operating CNC Vertical Turning Lathe machines (VTL)
10 years of VTL (Vertical Lathe) experience
Ability to read accurately and write clearly, perform basic arithmetic calculations accurately
Experience in shop math, tooling technology, blueprint reading and measurement of parts
Strong mechanical aptitude
Strong interpersonal skills including, but not limited to, contributing to a team-oriented environment, balancing team and individual responsibilities
Physical Requirements: Repetitive movement, bending or twisting, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls, exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting
Accredited High School Diploma/GED
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x251 or (800) 927-9318 x251
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.