Website Amentum

Job Highlights

Title Machinist
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Ijamsville, MD, United States
Company Amentum

Company Profile

Amentum is a premier global leader in designing, engineering, managing, and modernizing critical systems and programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and the environment.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Machinist who will support our on-site prototyping/limited production run machine shop.

Education Level

  • Vocational/Technical training beyond High School

Work Experience

  • At least 2 years of job-related experience or equivalent


  • Fabricate parts for prototype equipment, working from complicated engineering drawings, sketches, and 3D models, written or verbal instructions with the capability of holding strict tolerances
  • Interpret sketches and 3D models for a variety of machined parts and assist other shop employees and engineers in the assembly of prototype parts, equipment, and test fixtures
  • Interpret written instructions and specifications
  • Machine metal parts of various compositions (metal, plastic, etc.) to close tolerances
  • Make standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds of machining
  • Plan and layout of work; using a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Select standard materials, parts, and equipment required
  • Set up and operate machine tools both manually and numerically controlled
  • Use hand tools such as drills, sanders, and grinders


  • Ability to interpret and generate CNC code using CAM software for complex geometry
  • Ability to interpret CAD models and drawings for estimation of labor and materials to produce complex assemblies
  • Expertise in the setup, tooling selection, and operation of CNC and manual milling machines, lathes, and other machine shop auxiliary machinery
  • US citizenship


  • The company offers a variety of benefit options including medical, dental, and vision plans; health care flexible spending; employee assistance plans; disability benefits; 401k savings plans; holidays and paid time off; tuition assistance program.

Employer’s Statement

Amentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company provides equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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