Machinist II

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: PartTime

Job Title

Machinist II

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Nuclear Engineering and Science Center

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Why work for Texas A&M Engineering?

Who we are

Texas A&M Engineering is a large employer in the great and growing cities of Bryan/College Station, offering thousands of career opportunities in a wide variety of fields. We are deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a talented workforce that embraces our core values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity, and service. Texas A&M Engineering offers competitive salaries, full benefits, an extensive support network, and above all, an enriching and highly collaborative working community that is deeply passionate about our vision for higher education, research, and public service.

Job Description

Purpose:

The Machinist II fabricates, maintains, and repairs metal parts, tools, and equipment. Serves as leader and performs fabrication, maintenance, and repairs on metal objects through the operation of lathes, shapers, milling machines, drill presses, and related precision tools and equipment; dismantles, repairs, and assembles such machines and equipment as pumps, electrical motors, generators, steam heaters, boilers, turbines, valves, and air compressors; pours and bores babbit bearings; machines cylinders, piston rods, bushings, axles, shafts, bolts, and bearings; performs repair and maintenance work on hydraulic systems of heavy equipment such as load packer and hydraulic pumps; performs welding work on tools and equipment; occasionally operates woodworking machines such as hand saw, jointer, and planer in making wooden parts or objects needed in machine work; and performs related duties as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Fabricates, maintains, and repairs metal objects utilizing lathes, shapers, milling machines, drill presses, and related precision tools and equipment; dismantles, repairs, and assembles such machines and equipment as pumps, electric motors, generators, steam turbines, boilers, valves, and air compressors; pours and bores babbit bearings; machines cylinders, piston rods, bushings, axles, shafts, bolts, and bearings.
  • Performs welding work on tools and equipment; occasionally operates woodworking machines such as a hand saw, jointer, and planer in making wooden parts or objects needed in machine work
  • Assist the NSC Research Engineering staff in the design of machined parts for reactor experiments, systems, and components
  • Maintains existing shop equipment and guides the selection of new or replacement equipment to support the ongoing operations and research of the NSC. Trains and monitors student technicians in the operation of shop equipment.
  • Performs all others duties as assigned.

What we need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years of related experience.

Work Location:

  • Main Campus – College Station, TX.

About the Nuclear Engineering and Science Center

The Nuclear Engineering and Science Center seeks to improve the health, wellbeing and environment of mankind through the application of nuclear technology. The center provides services to researchers and/or faculty from Texas A&M University, other colleges and universities, government agencies and private industry. The center is recognized primarily for providing radioisotopes and other nuclear irradiation services for research, academic, medical and industrial applications and as a teaching and nuclear training facility.

Texas A&M Engineering provides an outstanding benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Competitive health benefits.
  • Generous paid vacation, sick time, and holidays.
  • Vision, Dental, Life, and Long-Term Disability insurance options.
  • Teachers Retirement System of Texas (TRS), a defined benefit retirement plan with 8% employer contribution.
  • Additional Voluntary Retirement Programs: Tax Deferred Account 403(b) and a Deferred Compensation Program 457(b).
  • Flexible spending account options for medical and childcare expenses
  • Robust free training access through LinkedIn Learning plus professional development opportunities.
  • Tuition assistance https://engineering.tamu.edu/information/esac/educational-assistance-programs.html
  • Wellness program release time offered to employees to promote work/life balance.

Helpful Applicant Information

Required Materials for Application:

  • Resume/CV
  • Three work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor/former supervisor.
  • Letter of interest

Compensation Philosophy:

  • Recruit and retain high-performing workforce through competitive compensation and career development including career pathing, coaching and skills development.
  • Offer total rewards, flexible benefits, professional development, performance recognition and work-life balance.
  • Ensure resources are readily available and utilized to attract and retain the highest quality researchers, faculty, and staff.  

Employment Eligibility Verification

  • If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in delay of start date.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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