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North Houston – Machinist/ Manual Lathe

Location: HOUSTON, TX

Post Date: 08/23/2018

Machinist/ Manual Lathe Pay Rate $18.00/hr. DOE.

General Summary:

The Manual Lathed Machinist is responsible for setting up and operating manual lathes and performing in process visual and dimensional inspections.


  • Performs basic setup and operation of various machines

  • Inspects product for defects using specialized measuring instruments as required.

  • Performs preventative maintenance and cleaning to ensure maximum up-time.

  • Selects and positions die sets or tools in proper position to meet product requirements.

  • Identifies requirements and set machine controls.

  • Measures blank or strip using measurement tape or dial caliper.

  • Observes machine operation to detect misalignment or malfunction


  • High School Diploma or GED / Trade or Technical Certification

  • 5 years’ experience in a like environment or combination of training and experience

  • Demonstrated experience in close tolerance metal forming.

  • Ability to read blueprints and use measuring devices such as micrometer, caliper, and height gauge.

  • Capacity to evaluate information to determine compliance with standards.

  • Moderate ability to operate computers

  • Demonstrated ability to run at least two machines (CNC Mill, CNC Lathe, Router etc. ) at intermediate to advanced level with minimal scrap

Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen

Job Type: Full-time

Education: High school (Required)

Benefits: Available after 90-days

Hours: M-F 6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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