Machinist 5' Bar
Come join a leader in the defense and mining industries for over 160 years!
Iron River, MI 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

Do you love the outdoors? Located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Job includes opportunities to immerse yourself in the breath-taking natural beauty of the outdoors, with picturesque landscapes, tranquil lakes and scenic trails right at your door step. Enjoy work-life balance in a serene environment that fosters a deep connection with nature and offers abundant recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Whether you’re just starting or looking to further your career. Come apply with us at Trident Maritime Systems – Heavy Equipment Group. We offer 3-, 4- and 5-day work weeks.

Join us where you can work and play!

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • 401K contribution
  • Long Term & Short Term Disability, Basic Life at no cost to the employee
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances
  • Paid Holidays
  • Fitness company contribution
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Company Events
  • Excellent PTO policy

Team leaders, manufacturing engineers; welders, process, paint, tool crib, and production control


Leads and demonstrates safety in the workplace.  Set­up, enter or check programs and operate CNC machining equipment to perform standard or repetitive sequences of operations to meet
close tolerance and finish requirements. Operations to include boring, milling, recessing, occasional profiling or contouring, etc. involving recognized tool and fixture applications and proven program format.  Work from instructions defining in detail tooling applications and coding, fixture and machine arrangements and console settings. Mount and secure tooling in rack, magazine or turret; align and secure fixtures and work piece and check to establish reference points. Manually cycle machine to check tooling, fixture and/or work alignment, clearances, stops, etc. to program specifications, make adjustments to bring tolerances and finish requirements to specifications. Note and report variations in program sequence, positioning, cycle time, etc. May recommend tooling arrangements, fixtures, operation sequence, etc. May make setups for and instruct Machine Operators of lower classification. Work from part drawings and specifications. Use a variety of precision measuring instruments. Requires a general knowledge of machine shop practices and techniques, machine operation and tooling, as acquired through experience plus additional training on CNC machining equipment. Demonstrate the ability to meet routed hours with acceptable quality.   

  1. Set up difficult parts with minimal or no assistance.
  2. Ability to run all categories of machines: basic manual, advanced manual, and tap burner.
  3. Ability to foresee problems and resolve them.
  4. Work from advanced drawings and job layouts.
  5. Machine basic to intermediate parts with a high level of quality.
  6. Ability to make all parts efficiently within guidelines.
  7. Ability and willingness to learn or run other machines.
  8. Functions as a team player with co-workers and other departments.
  9. Trains and mentors’ other employees.
  10. Operates advanced crane and rigging.
  11. Identifies and builds all the necessary tools required.
  12. Perform daily OPM on assigned machine.
  13. Perform calibration of equipment as needed.
  14. Advanced math skills.
  15. Other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant machining experience

  • Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 60 pounds.
  • Long periods of standing.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities/Affirmative Action Employer.
We comply with Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.


Job Summary
Start Date
2 weeks
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Second Shift
Required Education
Required Experience
3+ years
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