Manual Lathe Operator

Conroe, TX 77303 | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 06/07/2018 Job ID: 44994 Industry: Machine Operator Pay Rate: $18-$21

 Manual Lathe Operator  

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This is a temp-to-hire position in the Conroe area paying $18.00 - $21.00 an hour, Monday - Thursdays, 4pm-3am with occasional Saturday.


  • Operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to produce metal parts
  • Review electronic or written blueprints or specifications for a job
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs
  • Adjust cutting speed to compensate for harmonic vibrations
  • Monitor the accuracy of cuts
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers
  • Ensure finished parts conform to drawings
  • Check accuracy of work against blueprints and specifications
  • Use manual and computer-controlled machinery
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and uses proper protective gear
  • Manage maintenance on all equipment used
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum: High School or Equivalent
  • 1-3years' experience as a Manual Machinist
  • Must be able to operate a Horizontal Lathe and a VTL (Vertical Turret Lathe)
  • Experienced in cutting ring grooves
  • Must be able to understand measurements, measuring tools and blue prints
  • Must be able to use all types of micrometers and dial indicators
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and overhead crane
  • Must be able to hold tight tolerances

Yomali Amet
Recruiter - Hablo Español

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