Senior CNC Machinist

locationCorona, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/8/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
60,000 to 69,999 per year

CNC Machinist

Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.

Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Senior CNC Machinist for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona Division Navy Gage and Standards Laboratory supporting the Astrion Navy Division.


LOCATION: NSWC Corona (Norco), CA


TRAVEL: Occasional (5%)

  • High School diploma is required
  • 10+ years' experience as a Machinist
  • S. Citizenship required with ability to obtain SECRET-level DoD clearance.
  • Proficient in the use of Mastercam, GIBBS CAM, or equivalent.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • College Math or Science credits or Vocational Training is preferred but not required
  • Tool Maker or Mold Maker capabilities preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of machining, tooling, and manufacturing theories and practices (including shop mathematics and standard handbook formulas).
  • Ability to operate and program computer numeric controlled (CNC) mills and lathes
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings of varying quality and specificity are necessary including knowledge of ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
  • Ability to generate detailed estimates for work to be performed.
  • Ability to design, develop and manufacture tooling for unique installations.
  • Ability to perform measurements using standard measuring instruments.
  • Ability to interpret Coordinate Measuring Machine output data and inspection reports.
  • Ability to make judgments and decisions within the framework of oral and written instructions

  • Demonstrate cost effective manufacturing solutions in accordance with customer or system requirements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform conventional and CNC precision machining operations and set-ups without supervision.
  • Set up and operate most types of conventional and computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, mills, grinders, band saws and drills.
  • Produce desired cuts and finishes on various metals and other materials such as aluminum, high carbon and alloy steels, brass, nickel, rubber, plastics, Teflon, etc.
  • Provide support to special projects for Navy programs and Interface Assessments.
  • All actions are subject to regular reviews/audits by Quality Assurance personnel to ensure strict adherence to established procedures and processes.
  • Follow strict Hazmat and Safety policy guidance and adhereto established procedures and processes.
*Starting salary: $56,000 -$65,000 annually*

What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule

"Navy Division"




Who We Are

At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to "Be the Difference". This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.

We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.

Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!

Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Fields of study

  • Machining

Required certifications

  • Mold Maker

Salary range

  • 60,000 to 69,999 per year

Required skills

  • Mastercam
  • Plastics
  • Brass
  • Aluminum