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PDS Tech Inc Machinist - Night Shift in Littleton, Colorado

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanist - Night Shift, in Littleton/Waterton, CO.


  • 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 the 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.

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

Skills Required:

  • 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 practices.

  • 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.

Experience Required:

  • 0-3 years of work experience

Education: Required:

  • HS Diploma

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.