CNC Gunsmith 1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift

companyAtlas Gunworks
locationShelburne, VT 05482, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/8/2024
Full Time
31-35 / hour
Job Type




Company Profile

Atlas Gunworks is an industry leader in the premium handgun market. We've grown rapidly by bringing fresh thinking, higher quality standards, and shorter lead times to a historic industry.

Every Atlas gun is machined from billet aluminum and steel. We combine the art of hand metal working with our state-of-the-art, multi-axis CNC machine shop.

Every Atlas gun is hand built; the team assembles and fits our pistols one at a time. If you're interested in building the best handguns in the world, please see our current job postings.

Full Job Description

The CNC Gunsmith is a hybrid position that utilizes both CNC and Manual Machining processes. This position is the first stage of the pistol build process, where all major components are perfectly matched using a HAAS Mini-Mill as well as hand worked to achieve a perfect fit for the next steps in the pistol build process. The CNC Gunsmith will measure, CNC Machine, hand file, lap and hand fit components that are the foundation for all our pistol builds.


Salary: $25.00 - $31.00 per hour
  • Quarterly Bonus Program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
  • Onsite Gym & Personal Trainer

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth, angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Complete all necessary documentation and paperwork for processes completed.
  • Able to interpret drawings, workpiece inspections and understand both M and G codes.
  • Work efficiently with other departments to ensure production goals are met, and customer orders are completed on time.
  • Hand assemble pistols according to company specifications and customer needs.
  • Ability to master the complete assembly, function, fitting, and repair of Atlas Guns.
  • Effectively execute responsibilities to complete assignments within required parameters and pre-established time-management standards.
  • Perform housekeeping activities to keep the work area clean and organized.
  • Assists with other assignments or special projects, as required.

* Requires sufficient mobility to walk, stand, kneel, or bend for prolonged periods of time; heavy, moderate, or light lifting; and operate motorized equipment and vehicles.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in 3-Axis vertical milling and CNC operations on a Fanuc-controlled Mill.
  • Previous gunsmith knowledge.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality-oriented with strong initiative/drive.
  • Proven ability to successfully execute multiple tasks as needed in a deadline-oriented environment, flexible to changing priorities and demands as needed.
  • Knowledge of 1911 Pistols, operation, and firearm safety.
  • Experience being an active team member with the capability to assist in accomplishing a variety of tasks as needed while also sharing personal insight with the team.

*Must be able to possess a firearm*

**Salary commensurate with experience**

***Only qualified candidates will be contacted***

Salary range

  • 31-35 / hour

Required skills

  • Haas
  • Steel
  • Fanuc
  • Aluminum