Outside Machinist

Ameri-Force | Norfolk, VA

Posted Date 9/13/2019

Job Summary: Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the duties below.

Essential Functions:

  • Read blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.
  • Selects, aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines; such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders and shapers.
  • Calculates and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed coolant, flow, depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED required and 1 or more years of related experience or equivalent of training and experience in field.
  • Ability to gain access to military installations.
  • Pass drug test and background check.


  • Outside Machinist: 4 years (Required)
  • Related marine, shipyard, or industrial: 4 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Must be DBIDS eligible

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