Carolina CAT – Machinist

Job Posted: October 27th, 2021

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, US

The purpose of this position is to assemble, repair, and fabricate metal parts by operating mechanical equipment and assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (other duties may be assigned):

  • Fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics and layout techniques
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining. Using manual machines. Able to single point metric and standard threads
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls of manual machines
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools, and power tools
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks
  • May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance
  • May operate welding equipment to cut or weld parts. May develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated
  • Machines used are Lathes, milling machines, lapping table, surface grinding and drill press
  • Welding helpful but not required
  • Proper use of hydraulic presses
  • Must have a high school education or GED
  • Technical School preferred

Work Experience:

  • Six years of experience with machining small and large parts
  • Must be able to effectively write repair activities on customer work orders
  • Must have cognitive reasoning and problem solving skills to apply knowledge, written information and verbal instructions in repairing/servicing unusual and/or unknown technical equipment operational problems
  • Should have exposure to P.C. base equipment and parts information

Job Location:
Charlotte, NC
new search

Join the Cat Dealer Network

In the United States, you can also text “dealertechjobs” to 97211.
Anywhere in the world you can search for jobs on your local Cat dealer website. Click “Find Dealer