CNC Programmer/Operator


$25 to $28 Hourly

Benefits Offered

Dental, Life, Medical

Employment Type


Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a CNC Programmer/ Operator

  • Reviews 3D CAD design blueprints.
  • Makes calculations for programming including where materials should be cut.
  • Translates instructions into a computer automated manufacturing (CAM) program.
  • Communicates with engineers and clients who will use the programs.
  • Checks completed programs by running simulations or tests.
  • Determines sequence of operations in a program.
  • Chooses cutting tools that will be needed.
  • Analyzes job order and performs necessary calculations.
  • Writes programs and modifies existing ones for increased efficiency.
  • Analyzes and selects speeds and cutting tools for programs.
  • Makes improvements to set up times for a task and contouring of complex shapes.
  • Simplifies tooling time and increases productivity.
  • Evaluates all completed designs to validate their functions and ensure they successfully reduce time and money

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have superior computer programming skills.
  • Must have excellent reading comprehension skills.
  • Good math skills, especially algebra, trigonometry and physics.
  • Good active listening skills.
  • Must have good problem solving skills.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must have good organizational and planning skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Knowledge of metal shop work.
  • Must operate mill, lathe, and equipment efficiently.
  • Must be highly detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work effectively with little or no supervision.
  • Must have the ability to write and read complex spreadsheets.
  • Must have the ability to read blueprints.
  • Knowledge of safety measures pertinent to each job assignment.

We are not a mass production shop. Mostly one offs and low volume parts. Manual equipment operation required as well.


  • Minimum 10 years experience
  • Must have own hand tools
  • Ability to successfully pass a drug and alcohol screening
  • Reliable transportation