SR. Machinist Engineer III

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/11/2023 11:43 AM)
# of Openings


  • The Machinist shall manufacture mechanical prototypes and engineering models from sketches and conversations with Engineers and Technicians.
  • The machinist shall work in various materials to include metal, wood, plastics, nylon, composites, and others.
  • The Machinist shall work with little or no direction from engineers.


  • Works from prints, complex drawings, sketches, or samples to accomplish layout and plan for sequential machine operations.
  • Works with a variety of metals and materials having difficult machining characteristics.
  • Operates various hand and power tools to perform fabrication process to include band saws, drill presses, mechanical sheers, and punches.
  • Under minimum supervision, plans and performs difficult machine operations involving tooling and machining details using machines such as cylindrical and surface grinders, turret, and engine lathes, milling machines, and shapers. This generally involves complicated setups, with appropriate machine attachments, and a high degree of accuracy in making parts involving rigid tolerances and finish requirements which are extremely difficult to meet.
  • Directs and coordinates the work of lower-level machinists.
  • Writes programs using Mastercam from blueprints and drawings to develop numerical code to operate CNC machinery assigning tool paths, feed rates and other cutting parameters. Imports numerical code to machine and performs setup and operation function to machine component.
  • May work independent from drawings applying technical knowledge to develop and machine components.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain a Secret clearance.
  • 6 years of experience as a Senior Machinist or Machinist Level 3


Desired Skills:

  • Customer Focused Attitude
  • Excellent Written/Verbal Skills
  • Proactive Work Approach
  • Problem Solver
  • Team Player
  • Self-starter
  • Professional
  • Ability to work under strict timelines
  • Flexibility

Tech Savvy/Strong Computer Skills


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