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Shop / Field Machinist

Posted by: Tri Tool Inc. on September 14, 2017 at 00:04:01.

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Rancho Cordova
State: California
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 95742

Our Rancho Cordova facility is looking to fill the position of Shop / Field Machinist. This candidate will work on a variety of equipment in support of manufacturing and outside field machining efforts. The ideal machinist will be able to move throughout the manual machining area and perform all operations to finish parts following blueprints provided. "Bridgeport" type mill and manual lathe experience must be at a journeyman level. Inspecting parts produced. Support field machining projects as required, using portable equipment at regional customer’s work locations. Be organized and time conscious to meet deadlines. Keep a neat and organized workplace. Design and produce fixtures for upcoming jobs.


•High School education
•1 - 2 Years working as a journeyman level machinist
•Understanding of shop practices and very strong shop math skills
•Strong understanding of blueprints and quality standards
•Strong understanding and use of the following tools: Manual Lathe, Manual Mill, Grinders and sanders, various types of presses, various types of saws, various types of inspection equipment, and various cranes and operate forklifts
•Ideal candidate will have experience with pipe end prep equipment in the areas of grinding, machining, ID / OD mounted machinery, and precision measurement for bevel preps
•Ability to stand on your feet for long periods during your shift
•Communicate with supervisor the tooling needed to complete upcoming jobs
•Manual dexterity and ability to lift up to 50lbs frequently
•Projects may include climbing ladders and working on scaffolding
•Bending, stretching and working in tight spaces is necessary on a regular basis
•Requires constant use of hands to lift and hold heavy objects
•Field conditions can be extreme with exposure to heat, cold, heights and conditions that require knowledge and ability to use a respirator
•Must be eligible to work in U.S. without Visa sponsorship


•Ability to read and comprehend blueprints
•Ability to read and comprehend measuring equipment
•Knowledge of proper machining practices
•Ability to plan and tool up for assigned machining applications
•Good communication skills
•Ability to follow detailed instructions

Work Environment:

Working environment includes exposure to industrial or construction settings with oils, grease and solvents. Use of grinding, polishing and cutting equipment. Prolonged exposure to noise from the surrounding work areas. Proper use of the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and engineering controls are mandatory.

Physical Demands:

This position includes but not limited to heavy lifting and carrying up to 50lbs, continuous walking and standing for prolonged periods of time, manual dexterity with continuous use of hands, wrist and arms.

Tri Tool Inc. has been a globally recognized world leader in the design and manufacture of precision portable machine tools for purchase or rental, domestically and internationally since 1972. Tri Tool Inc. produces heavy-duty pipeline machinery, automatic welding systems and provides on-site machining and welding services to a variety of industries including oil and gas exploration and production, nuclear and fossil fuel power plants, chemical, pulp and paper, and similar heavy industries.

Tri Tool offers excellent compensation and benefits including medical, vision, and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, a 401(k) plan with generous employer match, vacation, sick and holidays. Please visit our website at for more information about Tri Tool’s products and services.

Successful completion of the pre-employment physical, drug/alcohol testing and criminal background investigation required following offer of employment. DMV clearance may be required.

Tri Tool is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA Male/Female/Veterans/Disability.

Salary will be dependent on specific knowledge and experience.

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