Machinist - Kelso, WA

Employer: 3 Rivers Industrial Machine

Job Description:
Ready to have some fun making chips and getting to work on a all different kinds of jobs and equipment?
No redundancy here!

We are looking to add two Machinists to operate a variety of machines to perform assigned tasks. You will produce or repair precision parts typically using manual equipment and accurate measurements. A great machinist needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail. They must have knowledge of mathematics and mechanics as well as respect for safety precautions. The goal is to ensure effective production operations and optimize procedures.


Review samples, drawings or instructions to understand specifications of output
Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job
Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
Select appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job
Determine and program size of batches, speed of machine etc.
Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature and identify issues
Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects
Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages


Experience in using and/or programming manual (lathes, grinders etc.)
Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements
Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material
Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
Good at math with analytical abilities
Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items
High school diploma or equivalent; completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset

Contact Person: Doug Moore
Phone: 3608465911
Email: [email protected]
Location: Kelso, WA.
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: DOE

Posted on September 16, 2022

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