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Machinist - Up to $10k Hiring Bonus

PCI Productions, LLC Portsmouth, VA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $49,800 Yearly
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Job Description

Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) is seeking highly skilled, enthusiastic, MACHINISTS to keep the Navy’s ships, submarines, buildings, and other structures and equipment strong and sound.  The NNSY is home to approximately 12,000 Military and Civilian personnel, located in Portsmouth, Virginia on 1,275 acres and is one of the largest Naval Base in the world.  



As a machinist at NNSY, you will manufacture, modify, repair, or rebuild mechanical parts and assemblies from metals, alloys, rubber, plastics, and other materials using conventional and CNC machines.


Set up and operate both conventional and computer numerical control machines

Independently determine the work procedures, tools and proper sequence of operation and ensure completed work is checked for conformance to specifications

Coordinate support with other work sections and trades as determined to accomplish assigned tasks

Perform work in various locations including shipboard and inside shop​

Provide technical assistance to lower-grade machinists

Performs other related duties as assigned





A thorough understanding of mechanical components and the operating theory of various types of mechanical equipment

Prior knowledge and skill in setting up and operating multiple types of machine tools and making manual inputs and adjustments to ensure accurate dimensional tolerances of produced parts

Proficiency in the use of measuring devices and precision instruments including calipers, micrometers, gauges, etc. used in the industry to ensure a quality product that meets tolerance ranges

Knowledge of metals, metal alloys, rubber, plastics, etc. necessary to achieve the desired finishes

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, work orders, etc. to determine appropriate tools necessary to configure the parts to be made

Extensive knowledge in mathematics for troubleshooting and identifying problems and necessary repairs

Ability to successfully complete and maintain certifications in related training



Candidates must have completed a four-year apprenticeship program in the welding trade or have had at least four years of directly related experience in the trade that is equivalent of a completed apprenticeship



Ability to perform physical exertion, lifting and carrying 45 pounds and over

Use of hand and power tools and knowledge and experience operating equipment such as cranes, hoists, forklifts, and/or hand trucks to handle heavier materials, tractors, or motor vehicles

Use of fingers, both hands, pushing, pulling, reaching above shoulders, stooping, twisting, both legs for walking, standing, crawling, kneeling, bending, the use of both arms and legs for climbing, ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously

Normal hearing ability; the use of aid(s) acceptable


Normal vision in both eyes and the ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors


Ability to work in all types of weather conditions both inside and outside in excessive heat, humidity, dampness, or chilling conditions, in areas with excessive and/or constant intermittent noise


Ability to work from test and machine platforms and/or in awkward and uncomfortable positions and in confined spaces


Working in conditions at and to and from work sites that may include slippery or uneven surfaces


Exposure to hazards in the workplace including, but not limited to operating or working near machinery with moving parts, working around electricity, elevations, sharp edges, etc.


Possible exposure to potentially harmful physical and chemical agents


Correct use and wear of PPE (personal protective equipment) including anti-contamination clothing where required and a face to face piece seal air purifying negative pressure non-powered respirator


May be required to take a medical examination


Must be a US citizen


Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation which includes credit, criminal, and a motor vehicle reports


Must be able to work assigned projects and shifts


Occasional travel may be required







Hiring Incentive:  Up to $10,000 with 2-year agreement


Health and life insurance

Matching Retirement Plan Contributions

10 Paid Holidays annually

13 Vacation days annually (advancing to 26)

13 Sick days annually




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Norfolk Navy Shipyard

PCI Productions, LLC

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