Website Tencarva Tencarva Machinery Company

Job Title: Machinist

Department: Equipment Repair/Pump Assembly

Supervisor: Shop or Designated Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Prepared By: Human Resources

Prepared Date: January 15, 2015


Sets up and operates various metal working machine tools (ex. lathe, balance machine, mill). Maintains a high quality of service. Read mechanical drawings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Include the following! Other duties may be assigned

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part 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, balancer and other machine tools.

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data. Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly.

Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly.

Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

Inspects, disassembles, selects parts from a repair parts list, and re-assembles rotating equipment. From general description, draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated.
Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
Maintain the shop area in a safe, clean and working order. Perform other tasks as may be directed by supervision.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability

required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vision Acuity must be 20/20 (Correctable to 20/20 by prescription lenses)

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma plus some technical training. 1 – 2 years mechanical experience.

Language Skills
Must be able to read, write, and understand English. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the company by means of good written and verbal skills, and must be able to work with colleagues effectively and professionally.

Mathematical Skills

Must be able to perform basic math functions, i.e., add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Forklift Lathe Sandblasting
Hoist Milling Machine Band Saw
Drill Press
Hydraulic Power tools
Paint Booth Equipment
Vertical boring mill
Horizontal boring mill
Outside Micrometers
Inside Micrometers
Depth Micrometers
Dial Calipers
Dial Bore Gauge
Dial Indicators
Thread Gauges
Vernier High Gauge
Assorted power and hand tools

Within the company: Pump Repair Manager – Daily, to clarify questions on jobs
Other employees in the shop area – Daily, to clarify questions on jobs

Outside the company: Customer personnel
Equipment manufacturer’s personnel

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The performance of duties of this job is considered very heavy work and the employee will be required to exert force of up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects and will be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motion.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, if feasible. Must be able to fulfill all essential job functions in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will encounter a variety of conditions including inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat and cold, noise (sustained levels less than 85 decibels), vibration, oils and the employee is required to wear a respirator. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, if feasible.

This job description is subject to change at any time.
Tencarva Machinery Company, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information.

To apply for this job email your details to whieber@tencarva.com