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Posted by: Epsilon Systems Solutions on Nov 12, 2021


Portsmouth , VA

Job Description:

Epsilon Systems Mission Readiness Group is currently seeking a full time Inside Machinist in Portsmouth, VA.

Summary: The position will provide maintenance, repair and technical support to the customer. Operate and maintain a variety of inside machines shop equipment. Use technical documents (JFMM, Instructions, NSTM's, Military standards, Test memos, Test Standards, Drawings and Technical Manuals) that contain information required to accomplish work.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Machines, fabricates, refurbishes, and completes mechanical repair and testing in the shop and onboard ships. Performs machine repairs, manufactures, removals, repairs, overhauls, installations, alignments, troubleshoots, modifies, and tests on various ship's components. Works with minimum supervision within the framework of oral and written instructions and accepted trade practices, processes and procedures while accomplishing assignments. Determines speeds and feeds, coolants, lubricants or abrasives to be used to cut, turn, drill, mill, bore, tap, thread, ream, lap, hone, shape, and grind or finish item. Machines materials such as Stainless steels 300/400 series, Monel, K-Monel, copper, brass, nylon, Teflon, 6061-T6 Aluminum, 4140, 4130, various plastics. Reads, interprets, understands and works to the requirements of blueprints, sketches, work orders, geometric tolerances, blueprints notes. Uses shop mathematics including trigonometry and geometry and hold tolerances .0001 of an inch. Maintains dimensional accuracy by inspection of part using various precision measuring instruments, including, but not limited to, sine plates, comparator, micrometers, calipers, v-blocks, angle plates, indicators, dial height gage, go/no-go gages, thread gages, surface gages and other measuring tools. Utilizes lathe turning tools, boring bars, inner diameter (ID) groovers, outer diameter (OD) groovers, part off tools, facing tools, special tools, knurling tools. Sets up and operates conventional machine tools, including horizontal lathes, vertical turret lathes, horizontal boring machines, radial arm drills, vertical and horizontal milling machines, bench grinders , and other manual machine tools as required. Sharpens drills and reamers using drill sharpeners, and high speed and carbide cutting tools such as turning tools, threading, boring bars, endmills, taps and mill cutters using tool grinding machines including carbide grinders and pedestal grinders. Sets up and operates saws, cut off saws, abrasive cut off saws, sheet metal brake, hydraulic press, hand press, and belt sanders.
Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent Minimum of 5 to 10 years of work experience performing inside machine shop operations. (Years of experience can be waved with completion of Inside Machinist certificate program from local community college) Sound interpersonal skills needed to interface, coordinate with company personnel, customers, and outside contacts Ability to read schematics and blue prints Ability to read technical manuals and repair standards Ability to read, interpret, and follow detailed written instructions, MRC cards or drawings Ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance desired
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to setup and operate single and multiple spindle CNC lathes. Ability to set hard jaws and cut soft jaws to hold outside and inside diameters. Ability to touch off tools using tool eye and manual touch off using tool offset, wear and work offsets. Ability to use turning tools boring bars, insert drills, reamers, inside groovers, outside groovers, part off tools, and threading tools. Ability to use tool offsets, work offsets on CNC machining centers and CNC lathes. Knowledge of the difference between grades of inserts and radius of inserts.
ADA Notations:
Requires walking, reaching, sitting and concentration in the presence of occasional noise Ability to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts/yardarms (onboard ships) Ability to lift, carry and move objects up to 50 lbs in weight Office, warehouse, laboratory, pier side, shipboard Noise conditions range from very quiet to loud
Epsilon System Solutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans.

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About Epsilon Systems Solutions

Epsilon Systems, founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Diego, CA, has established an international presence in 26 locations including 3 overseas locations. Epsilon Systems customers include the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security and non-profit and commercial customers. Epsilon Systems provides total life cycle support to defense systems, such as basic research, concept development, system architecture, requirements definition and analysis, software development, integration and test, operational support, training, and maintenance and logistics.

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