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LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions Machine Operator (2nd Shift) in Littleton, Colorado


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Machine Operator for an opportunity in Littleton, CO

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools such as lathes milling machines shapers planers and precision grinders to make metal parts mechanisms tools or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions.

  • Interprets blueprints sketches and engineering specifications

  • Determines sequence of operations number of cuts required and method of setup

  • Uses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments

  • Makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work tooling feeds and speeds

  • Measures marks and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining;

  • Fits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment and determines material parts and equipment required.

  • May modify numerically controlled programs on numerically controlled (NC) machines.

  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • Machine operator with basic machining skills

  • Experience with 3 and 5 axis machines


  • Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience

  • Experience creating efficient CNC programs from engineering drawings and/or 3D models using MasterCAM

  • Shop level knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Align appropriate cutting tools for programmed operations

  • Knowledge of proper speeds and feeds for cutting tools and materials being cut

  • Proficient in CNC equipment setup using best shop practice

  • Capable of manually operating machine shop equipment

  • Able to work independently with little supervision

  • Knowledge of machine shop inspection tools

  • Skilled in operating manual mills and lathes

  • Knowledge of CNC Router. Experience with composite materials

  • Programming from 3D models

  • Ability to program 3D toolpaths

  • US Citizenship Required

  • 0-3 years of work experience

  • HS Diploma

Preferred Requirements:

  • Composite materials machining experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you've found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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Job LocationsUS-CO-Littleton


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CategoryAviation Manufacturing