CNC Waterjet Operator

Website Ducommun Incorporated

CNC Waterjet Operator Job Highlights

Title CNC Waterjet Operator
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Parsons, KS, United States
Company Ducommun Incorporated

Company Profile

Ducommun Incorporated is a technology-driven manufacturing company that designs, engineers, and builds complex electronic systems, large contoured Aerostructures, high-reliability engineered products, and aftermarket services for the global aerospace, defense, military, and space markets.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a CNC Waterjet Operator who will set up and operate a 2-axis or 5-axis computer-numerical control (CNC) machine to cut and fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Up to 3 years of related experience in job function or training; equivalent Combination of Education and experience
  • Prior CNC operator experience is helpful


  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed and feed
  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining problems
  • Ensure all required preventive maintenance is completed on waterjet machines and cranes.
  • Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests unit operation to ensure functionality and performance.
  • Measures sheet size of material; compares material identification number on work order to material markings and to material computer nest to ensure the proper material is being cut.
  • Responsible for properly handling and managing hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on the machine.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed.


  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Ability to operate a hoist
  • Ability to use measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, indicators, and scales
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills
  • Math skills – decimals, percentages, fractions
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and mylars


  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 401k match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Employer’s Statement

Ducommun Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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