Manual Lathe Machinist | NES Fircroft

Manual Lathe Machinist

  • DOE
  • United States Texas Houston
  • Contract
  • Manufacturing
Duties & Responsibilities:  

• Able to Machine parts within tight Tolerances  
• Able to machine all type of metals  
• Perform setup  
• Perform offsets  
• Diagnose and remedy operation and tooling complications  
• Install tooling  
• Inspect each part, using predetermined gauging instruments such as micrometers, depth micrometers, master verniers, and other job specific gauging instruments to maintain specified print requirements  
• Load, unload machines  
• Adjust machine tools; remove, sharpen, and replace drills and other tooling  
• Replace worn carbide inserts  
• Cleanout machine and prepare for material change  
• Troubleshoot problems such as tool misalignment, or other occurrences that affect the part dimensionally and make appropriate adjustments  
• Maintain lubrication and cutting oil at proper levels  
• Follow the safe practices and housekeeping instructions for the department  
• Know and understand the relevant sections of ISO Quality Management System and how they apply to this job  
• Communicate job status to department manager   


• Miscellaneous machine tools, indicators, etc. required    
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively multi-task  
• Willingness to work in a team setting and to continue learning and improving  
• Required to read and understand blueprints  
• Pre-employment background check & drug screening required


• 5+ years of experience in the industry with specific skills related to manual machining
• Experience with Manual Lathe machines

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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