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Manufacturing Machinist III Job Highlights

Title Manufacturing Machinist III
Type Full Time
Experience 2+ Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Duffield, VA, United States
Company Komatsu

Company Profile

Komatsu Construction is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Manufacturing Machinist who will set up and operate all machine shop equipment to make or repair all types of metal parts and equipment.

Tools/Equipment – Horizontal boring mills, lathes, drill press, welding equipment, grinders, saws, hoists, micrometers, dial indicators, layout tools, etc.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants may be required to have a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 2 or more years of machine shop experience (preferred)
  • The company will accept equivalent education in lieu of experience. This does not include vocational school experience. Experience in turning, boring, facing, and thread cutting.


  • Cross inspects work of others
  • Maintains machine tooling and jigs in an orderly fashion. Requisitions parts and supplies as needed.
  • Observes workpiece and verifies conformance to specifications and prints.
  • Performs CNC programming of mill
  • Performs routine maintenance and repair on machine shop equipment
  • Reads and interprets prints making necessary mathematical calculations to lay out stock or repair damaged parts.
  • Re-grinds and sharpens tools as needed.
  • Sets up and operates large boring mills, lathes, universal mills, and drill press.
  • Uses hoist to the position workpiece and correctly aligns and fastens workpiece to the machine.
  • Uses precision measuring and layout tools to determine machining methods and work processes.
  • When required, spot welds
  • Obeys all safety rules and performs housekeeping assignments.


  • Able to work any shift
  • Able to work overtime
  • Able to work weekends
  • Basic computer skills
  • Equivalent education in lieu of experience. This does not include vocational school experience.  Experience in turning, boring, facing, and thread cutting.
  • Knowledgeable of ISO
  • Perform metric conversions
  • Performs CNC programming
  • Proper operation of cranes
  • Proper operation of fork trucks
  • Proper operation of horizontal boring mill
  • Proper operation of a lathe
  • Proper operation of universal mill
  • Read assembly drawings
  • Read casting prints
  • Read machine drawings
  • Safety training (Haz-Com, Lock Out/Tag Out, Confined Space, BBP, High Voltage, Lifting)
  • Set up a MIG welder
  • Use basic math
  • Use caliper
  • Use depth mics
  • Use dial indicators
  • Use feeler gauge
  • Use grinders
  • Use micrometer
  • Use tape

Employer’s Statement

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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