General Dynamics Corporation | Chesapeake, VA

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Posted Date 6/29/2024
Description Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Chesapeake - 1545 Crossways Blvd (VAS102)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ179406

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:


Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Job Qualifications:

CNC Machines, Machining, Machining Processes

1 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

Machinist, Maintenance
  • Plans machining by reviewing/studying work orders, fabrication drawings, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for correct stock; verifying receipt of stock
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders. Programs CNC machine by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, calculates requirements for proper feeds, and speeds for the material being machined
  • Performs in process inspections of parts and verifies settings by measuring positions and make adjustments to meet tolerances, proof first-run part, and sample work pieces adhering to international standards. Calculates, and interprets dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, bore gages, etc.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; submitting repair requests
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work. Ability to characterize material machinability, tool holding, tool cutter presentation and select of appropriate coolants, or lubricants for machining
  • Must be proficient in manual machining processes such as using manual lathes, milling machines, and grinders to produce precision components
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information
  • 3+ years of experience in CNC operation
  • Proficient using Cad/Cam machine programming software applications
  • Capable of fabricating fixtures and special tooling
  • Solid understanding of geometric dimensions, tolerances, and symbols
  • Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement
  • Excellent Verbal Communication
  • Functional and Technical Skills, Controls and Precision Measuring Instrumentation, Prototyping, Problem Solving
  • Supply Management, Tooling, Job Production Coordination, Inventory Control
  • Attention to Detail
Must be a US Citizen

401K with company match
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $19.08 - $31.86. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA VA Chesapeake

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Salary25.47 Hour
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