Randstad CNC Operator Machinist in Portsmouth, Virginia

CNC Operator Machinist

job details:

  • location:Portsmouth, VA

  • salary:$15 - $19 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, December 31, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:S_717669

  • questions:john.castiglioni@randstadusa.com757-465-5100

job description

CNC Operator Machinist

Chesapeake office is looking for an experienced CNC Operator or Machinist for a client in the Portsmouth area. The opportunity would require some programming experience, but a deep knowledge of programming is not necessary. Looking for experience using CNC lathes, mills, and saws.


  • Produces machined parts by setting up, some programming, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.

  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting tools, attachments, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.

  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.

  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces

  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.

  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM


-Conceptual skills

  • Process Improvement

  • Excellent verbal communication

  • Functional and Technical Skills

  • Controls and Instrumentation

  • Supply Management

  • Tooling

  • Coordination

  • Inventory Control

  • Attention to Detail

  • Judgment in safety






  • 3-5 years of CNC operation or Machining

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen

  • Ability to bend, squat, lift, and stand on feet for extended period of time.

  • Programming experience a plus!

If interested please respond to this job post with a copy of your resume, or email your resume directly to john.castiglioni@randstadusa.com

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.