Tool Room Machinist

Saint Louis, MO

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Westaff is currently looking for a machinist with tool room experience. This is a 90 day contract to hire position with a Union company. Position is on 1st shift and will pay between $23.00 - $24.00 an hour based on experience.



Carry through to completion all tooling and fabricated components to build and repair automation equipment.


Essential Functions

  • Use skillfully all Tool Room equipment. (lathe, Mill, grinder, saws, welder, hand tools, ….)
  • Have strong knowledge of shop mathematics, screws, threads, and tapers.
  • Be familiar with working properties of metals, alloys, and tool steels.
  • Ability to fabricate sheet metal, mig-weld, braze…
  • Capable of holding precise dimensions with a close tolerance
  • Capable of designing jigs, form tools, and small fixtures
  • Repair, replace, adjust, and align machinery and equipment components, using basic power and hand tools, specialized tools, welding torches, lifts and hoists.
  • Test machines after repair to ensure proper operation of the machine or equipment.
  • Capable of indicating in spindle heads, and aligning components.
  • Be flexible and able to work on multiple projects at a time.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with hydraulic, pneumatic and electronically controlled equipment is a plus but not required.
  • Knowledge of CNC programming is a plus but not required.
  • Tig welding and welding cast-iron is a plus but not required.

Job Requirements

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