CNC Machinist

companyRAM Aviation Space and Defense
locationSt. George, UT 84790, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/2/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
31-35 / hour
Job Type



RAM Aviation, Space & Defense is a manufacturer of quality electro-mechanical products for the Aerospace, Space, Military, Defense, and Commercial markets.

We are searching for a 2nd shift Monday - Thursday ( every Friday off! ) experienced CNC Machinist who will be hands-on and given opportunities to grow. This position is not an entry-level position. The successful applicant must have direct, hands-on 5+ years of CNC Machining experience.

This position qualifies for a sign-on bonus of $5,000.00 (less taxes) after the 90-day Introductory period is completed!

In addition, RAM offers tooling reimbursement after the introductory period is completed!


Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts. Applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and machining procedures.

Benefits May Include:
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance: Comprehensive medical coverage to maintain your health and well-being.
  • Life Insurance: Basic life insurance with the option for supplemental coverage.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Accrues from Day 1, allowing you to take the time you need for rest and relaxation.
  • Discretionary Bonus: Rewards based upon individual and company performance, recognizing your hard work and achievements.
  • Company Paid Holidays: Enjoy time off on designated holidays to celebrate and relax.
  • 401(K) Retirement Account: Plan for your future with our 401(K) retirement account, complete with an employer match.
  • Tuition Assistance: Invest in your education and future growth with our tuition assistance program.
  • Flexible Work Schedule: Balance your work and personal life with a flexible work schedule.
  • Tool Purchasing Program: A program that allows employees to purchase tools necessary for their job, often at a discounted price or with the cost spread out over time.

  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check and drug screening.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.
  • 5+ years of applicable work experience is required
  • Work experience using Mazak or Citizen machines is required
  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Prefer 1 year Certificate in Machining Proficiency
  • Must be 18 years old

  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes and milling machines.
  • Measure and examine completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Follow prepared instructions outlining methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
  • Select the appropriate tools and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Perform minor preventive maintenance.
  • Position and fasten workpieces.
  • Program computers such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Set controls to regulate machining.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Confer with numerical control programmers to check and ensure that new programs will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.
  • Recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.

RAM Aviation, Space & Defense is an equal-opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition, it is the policy of RAM Aviation, Space & Defense to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where a particular employee works.

We welcome former military and law enforcement applicants!


Salary Description

$25.00 - $35.00 per hour

Fields of study

  • Machining

Salary range

  • 31-35 / hour

Required skills

  • Mazak