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Machinist  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 6/17/2021
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Machinist for our client, a local manufacturer of plumbing/drain cleaning tools and accessories along with springs and wire forms.  
Position Summary:
The primary purpose of the Machinist position is to set up and operate all the manual machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, drill presses, OBI presses, and tubing benders in the Production Machine Shop to produce parts required for production. You will not be using CNC machines. The Machinist applies knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, blueprint reading, and machining procedures. The position will likely include machine maintenance/repair and making tooling used in production.
Essential Job Duties:
*Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics.
*Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
*Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in the preparation of machinery work.
*Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
*Work from drawings, work orders, and instructions regarding production parts or tooling requirements.
*Machine parts to specifications, using manual machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, drill presses, OBI presses, and tubing benders.
*Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machining tools and many specialized or advanced tools to perform precision machining and stamping operations.
*Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, and DROs.
*Position and fasten work-pieces.
*Maintain machine shop and production machines applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
*Make production tooling as needed.
*Specify and make machine repair parts as needed.
*Other duties required as assigned. Work with Engineering to develop new or improved assembly procedures when needed.
*Record time and production.

Job Requirements


Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:
*High School Diploma or equivalent minimally required.
*Two (2) year technical degree or completion of relevant apprenticeship program preferred. Experience and on-the-job training may be used in lieu of a formal apprenticeship program.
*At least three (3) – five (5) years of professional experience, specifically using manual rather than CNC equipment, minimally required, five (5) + years’ experience preferred.
*Basic knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems.
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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