Machinist II (Manual/CNC)

Website L3Harris Technologies

Machinist II (Manual/CNC) Job Highlights

Title Machinist II (Manual/CNC)
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience 1 Year
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Culpeper, VA, United States
Company L3Harris Technologies

Company Profile

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Machinist II (Manual/CNC) who will set up and operate a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, precision grinders, etc. to make parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exact tolerances and dimensions.

The position will report directly to the Manager of Manufacturing Operations.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (required)
  • A Trade school certification or state-licensed Journeyman Machinist certification (strongly desired)

Work Experience

  • At least 1 year of experience as a manual machinist on a conventional lathe and CNC machining in an industrial/manufacturing environment


  • Determine the material, parts, and equipment required
  • Determine the sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup and arrangement
  • Fit and put together precision parts
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications
  • Make shop computations
  • Work with a variety of machinist’s hand tools and precision measuring instruments


  • The ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary.
  • Working knowledge of setting up the operation of milling machines and lathes.
  • Working knowledge of engineering drawings, blueprints, production plans, or work instructions.
  • Working knowledge performing in-process inspection of finished parts utilizing appropriate inspection and gaging equipment.
  • Knowledge of industry-applicable laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of machine tools and equipment, machine shop procedures and practices, principals, and properties.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematic principles to solve problems.
  • The ability to work in a team environment and relate to all levels of employees.

Work Environment

  • May require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds.
  • May require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner.
  • May work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e., steel-toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat, and hearing protection.
  • May require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance.
  • Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas.
  • May be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations.
  • May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer or the ability to travel by air or auto.
  • May be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Driver’s License Requirement

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the Company.
  • Eligibility for employment for those who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Additional Requirements

  • Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person.
  • Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.



  • Medical with High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
  • A doctor’s service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and your parents


  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
  • Fertility treatment
  • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
  • Adoption assistance – $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
  • Pet insurance


  • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
  • Dress for your day – wear what works for you at work
  • Legal plan for you, your family, and your parents
  • Discount platform
  • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees

Employer’s Statement

L3Harris Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

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