Journeyman Machinist

Journeyman Machinist

job details:

  • location:Sandston, VA

  • salary:$20 - $25 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, November 13, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:S_704913

  • questions:shannon. shelton@randstadusa. com804-226-4231

job description

Journeyman Machinist

Randstad is currently looking for some Machinist to join a growing company in the Sandston Virginia area.

The ideal Machinists will utilize machine tools (manual and/or computer numerically controlled/CNC) such as milling machines, saws, cylindrical grinders, lathes, and other shop equipment to produce steel rolls and parts in conforming to blueprints and engineering specifications. The process includes removal of excess material, burrs from surface, buffing, honing or polishing. Machinists apply their knowledge of working components of metal/steel and their ability with machine tools to deliver products precise to specification.


Analyze work orders, job specifications, blueprints and details

Lift and safely position workpieces with hoists and secure on machine

Proper setup and adjustment of machine controls according to specification

Safe operation of lathes, milling machines, saws, grinders and other shop tools

Observe machine operations to detect any problems, making necessary adjustments

Comply with safety training, disciplines and initiatives; utilize proper PPE

Pushing steel rolls on transport dollies and/or safe forklift operation

Walking and/or standing 100% of time

Miscellaneous housekeeping to ensure clean, safe work area and department

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM


High degree of job knowledge, skills, and precision accuracy within specified dimensions and tolerance

Extensive experience with shop theory and math, reading blueprints and measuring instruments

Ability to listen to and understand information, as well as comprehension of written communication, job details, drawings, blueprints, and instructions

Effective, operational knowledge of machine shop tools, power tools, and other equipment

Controlling mechanisms or applying direct physical activity in machine operation

Ability to identify differences, issues or detect changes in operational performance

Ability to develop constructive, cooperative working relationships with others

Ability to lift a minimum 50 lbs

Ability to safely operation overhead hoists and maneuver in a factory environment

Safe, effective use of personal protective equipment and compliance with proper work practices

Ability to walk and/or stand for lengthy periods


High School




High School Graduate; Vocational/Technical training to journeyman certification, with 5+ years machine shop experience. Prior work history in a manufacturing environment is preferred. Detail focused with abilities to effectively operate machinery with controlled precision, attaining optimal performance and quality results. Mechanical aptitude, practical use of tools and equipment, PPE, and compliance with safety initiatives.

If you're interested in this position please apply for the position or contact Shannon Shelton at 804. 226. 4231 or email Shannon. Shelton@randstadusa. com

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