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BWX Technologies, Inc. CNC Mill/Turn Machine Operator $35.70-$36.60/hour in Euclid, Ohio

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 7,500 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at www.bwxt.com .

CNC Mill/Turn Machine Operator - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Euclid, OH

Sets up, operates and inspects multiple conversational and CNC machining centers to perform machine functions such as cutting, drilling, milling, turning and boring of alloy and non-alloy work pieces by performing the following duties, plus all lower codes per management's discretion.

What we offer:

  • Payrate: $35.70/hour

  • Shift Premiums: 2nd shift = $0.90, 3rd shift = $0.80

  • Unionized facility with 180-day probationary period

  • Day 1 Medical & Dental benefits, Vision offered after 180-day of employment

  • 401k Company Match

  • Time Off:

  • Five (5) unpaid sick days offered date of hire

  • Two (2) paid sick days offered after 180-day of employment

  • Two (2) weeks’ paid vacation offered after eight months of employment (prorated)

  • Eleven (11) paid holidays after 90 days of employment

  • Active employee life insurance with supplemental opportunities

  • Safety glasses and boot reimbursements


  • Setup and operate multiple machines.

  • Verify and inspect all features using appropriate inspection methods.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, operating sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings, machining methods and machining sequences.

  • Mount, align and secure tooling, attachments, and work piece on machine.

  • Select and install cutting tools in machine.

  • Enter commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions from database.

  • Calculate and set machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work piece and to regulate cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow.

  • Input through automatic download or manually, all SPC information as defined by the engineering community to establish and maintain process controls.

  • Start machine and monitor displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions and deviations.

  • Stop machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence and to measure parts to ensure conformance to blueprint specifications.

  • Enter command or manually adjust machine controls to correct malfunctions and out-of-tolerance machining.

  • Operate machine manually to perform non automated functions and when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions.

  • Discuss control media errors with supervisor or programming personnal to resolve problems.

  • Clean machine, tools, and parts.

  • Perform machine maintenance, housekeeping and other duties as assigned by supervision.

  • Perform grinding function as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citzenship, and citizen of no other country

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency

  • Two (2) years of set-up and operation of CNC Milling and Turning Centers

  • Experience reading and interpreting geometric tolerancing per ANSI Y14.5

  • Verifiable experience using measuring instruments, including dial bore gages, indicator snap gages, verniers, and .0001 micrometers.

  • CNC control abilities on milling AND turning centers - including editing speeds and feeds, tool offsets, and fixture offsets.

  • Possess skills necessary to maintain accurate documentation and the ability to follow complicated procedures and document accordingly.

  • Demonstrate above average CNC milling abilities on a test piece.

  • Own applicable personal tools.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk to hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols. As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status