Tool Maker/Machine Builder

Website L3Harris Technologies

Tool Maker/Machine Builder Job Highlights

Title Tool Maker/Machine Builder
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Rochester, NY, 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 searching for a Tool Maker/Machine Builder to join the assembly and integration team.

Must possess a machining and fabrication background and the ability to work within tight tolerance specifications.

The scope is focused on the timely execution of assigned tasks as an individual contributor and functioning well within a team environment.

Work directly with engineers on the design, development, and fabrication of new and existing products to optimize design for manufacturability.

Education Level

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years prior relevant experience
  • 2 years Post- Secondary/Associate Degree with 2 to 4 years of prior related experience.

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience


  • Ability to identify problems and suggest solutions.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and manufacturing documentation.
  • Demonstrates appropriate computer knowledge.
  • Must be able to perform as an individual contributor as well as within a team environment.
  • Must be able to read engineering drawings/blueprints/schematics and detailed work instructions.
  • Must be mechanically inclined and be able to work with very fragile and precise assemblies.
  • Proficient with operating Mills, surface grinder, and lathe.
  • Speaks clearly and concisely, presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups.
  • Understands and adheres to established policies, procedures, and proper labor charging practices.
  • Willingness to work overtime, shift work, weekends, holidays, and some travel.

Preferred Additional Skills-

  • Aerospace or Defense industry experience
  • Experience in an Electrical/Mechanical/Optical fabrication discipline
  • Experience with CNC programming utilizing Mastercam
  • Experience with MIG/TIG welding
  • Experience with sheet metal fabrication
  • Experience working with composite materials
  • Skilled Journeyman’s Certification


  • Security clearance required upon hiring: Ability to obtain
  • Security clearance required for the role: Top Secret/SCI w/poly



  • 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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