Machine Operator (CNC, Milling, Lathe, Plasma Table, Robotics)

companyPhilly Shipyard
locationPhiladelphia, PA 19112, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/9/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Follow all PSI rules and regulations
  • Review setup sheet, drawing and specifications to determine setup procedure and dimensions of finished workpiece
  • Align, position, secure and fit parts and panels at machine according to the setup instructions
  • Inspect, maintain and operate machines according to set procedures
  • Inspect, perform necessary repairs and report all quality issues to supervisor
  • Maintain written logs of daily operation as required
  • Maintain consumable on hand inventory as required
  • Measure and inspect workpiece for conformance to specifications and standards as required
  • Notifies supervisor of all machine discrepancies, issues and machine malfunctions
  • Adjusts machine control parameters according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions
  • Maintains machinery, equipment and a safe/clean work environment
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

  • Self-management
  • Thoroughness
  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



- Operating numerical controlled machines in machine shops or

- Programming automated machine systems in:

o Milling

o Cutting

o Bending/forming/stamping

o Welding

o Robotics

  • Basic knowledge of machines and equipment
  • Basic knowledge in the use of computers, programming, and automated production systems
  • Basic knowledge of welding processes
  • Understanding of engineered drawings and technical documents
  • Knowledge of shipbuilding methods and equipment is a plus
  • Knowledge of milling, burning, welding, forming, bending, or stamping depending upon position applied for
  • Skilled to utilize typical tools necessary for the position
  • Knowledge of work place safety
  • Creativeness and proactive work habits
  • Work execution independently according to valid instructions, rules and other standards
  • Flexible cooperation with other team-members

Environmental exposures are similar to those found in most heavy industrial settings and may include noise, heat, cold, vibration, dust, fumes and smoke. Work may be carried on indoors or outdoors, and may involve exposure to inclement weather conditions.

*Philly Shipyard is a TOBACCO FREE facility.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A range of motion sufficient to perform general lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, climbing, working at heights, extended kneeling, walking or standing, etc. is required. Employment in this position is contingent upon passing the medical examination. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This is a full-time, safety-sensitive position. Standard days and hours of work vary by department, days and hours determined by department schedules.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time or without notice.

Philly Shipyard is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants. The recruitment, selection, employment and training of employees during employment shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender or age - except that the applicant must meet the minimum age requirement. Philly Shipyard does not, and will not, discriminate because of the disability of such individual.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)