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Machinist - Class 1

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Houston, TX, USA
Full Time
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Primarily responsible for setting up, operating all machine shop equipment making tools and fixtures, working with different types of materials, and programming as required with the authority to carry out all assigned tasks.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Perform quality work on conventional operated milling machines, lathes, and surface grinding machines
  • Use of Measuring and Test Equipment to ensure all dimensional requirements are met
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines
  • Work from and follow blueprints, diagrams, & written process instructions
  • Work with engineers, production personnel, and others to resolve issues
  • Inspect and document machinery for any needed repairs
  • Make minor repairs on machinery as needed
  • Any other duties as required by the Company

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Company’s Policies & Procedures
  • Knowledge of HS&E policy and able to interpret HS&E warnings
  • Knowledge and Skilled in computer software (MS Office, Word, Excel, and internet navigation)
  • Knowledge of machine shop equipment (CNC machines, lathes, mills EDM, etc.)
  • Knowledge of machine shop theory, shop mathematics and layout techniques
  • Skilled in Oral and Written Communication (English)
  • Skilled in the use of dimensional measuring equipment
  • Skilled in setting up, programming and operating machine shop equipment (CNC machines, lathes, mills, EDM, etc.)
  • Ability to machine and measure to close tolerances (.0002”) as required
  • Ability to read complex blueprint specifications, charts, and follow work orders and engineering instructions as necessary
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings in accordance with ASME Y14.5
  • Ability to read and write the English language per FAA regulations
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to problem solve repair/overhaul problems
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet company deadlines
  • Ability to focus on results, even when dealing with diverse, complex tasks for different jobs and projects


  • 2 - 4 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Vocational education in machining and machining practices
  • Certificate of completion of college or high school machining courses.

Physical Requirements

  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Good dexterity (grip, grasp, clutch)
  • Ability to work a second shift schedule
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to sit/stand for up to 8 hours a day
  • Work is normally performed in a shop environment
  • Exposure to Noise
  • Risk from Rotating Machinery
  • Normal exposure to physical risk associated with a shop environment, proper PPE is required

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

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