Prototype Machinist

Prototype Machinist

locationHicksville, NY, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/1/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
41-45 / hour

SUMMARY:  This Prototype Machinist position is responsible for programming, setting up and running custom parts in a quick turn prototyping cell utilizing both CNC and conventional lathes and mills. 


  • Set-up and run multi-axis CNC lathes and machining centers.
  • Must be able to work independently, programming and performing own set-ups.
  • Must be able to work to close tolerances ± .0002 and inspect own work.
  • Ability to set-up and run multiple machines simultaneously, optimizing machining hours.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and follow all work instructions.
  • Must maintain a high regard for quality and compliance to all manufacturing requirements.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 7+ years of hands-on machining experience.
  • Must have good shop math skills


  • Must be very detail oriented, organized, have good communication skills and be a team player.
  • Must be able to work quickly and accurately with little supervision.

Hourly rate starting at $42.00

Salary range

  • 41-45 / hour

Machine Type Programming Experience

  • Lathe
  • Lathe w/ Milling (Mill Turn)