Top Journeyman Machinist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Journeyman Machinist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Journeyman Machinist resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.2% of Journeyman Machinist resumes contained Lathe Machines as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Journeyman Machinist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Journeyman Machinist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Lathe Machines

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Here's how Lathe Machines is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operated Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lathe machines in efficient production-run manufacturing.
  • Metal working Precision measurements Ran various lathe machines Maintenance Quality Control
  • Manufactured numerous bits utilized in lathe machines.
  • Certified Operator on lathe machines, washers and other equipment used for construction of quality brake systems.
  • Prepare lathe machines for each specific cut and material
  • Use of all manual mill and lathe machines, including surface grinders.

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2. Manual Mill

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Here's how Manual Mill is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operated manual mill, lathe, cold and band saws producing components and supporting fabrication.
  • Set up and operate manual mills, lathes, and precision grinding machines.
  • Worked as a lead machinist on manual mills and lathes.
  • Programmed CNC turning centers, manual lathes and manual mills
  • Worked primarily in the manual mill machine dept.
  • Operated manual milling machines, metal turning lathes.
  • Programmed, set-up, and operated Fultura CNC lathe as well as setting up and operating various manual mills and lathes.
  • Machine parts in CNC mills using Mastercam or manual mill and surface grinder.
  • Experienced In manual mills and lathes also can program Mazak control.

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3. Precision Parts

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Here's how Precision Parts is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operated Manual and CNC machines while working from routing sheets and blue prints to create high precision parts for military support
  • Fabricated precision parts from sample whole or broken, prints to new self- design parts from a 1 oz.
  • General machinist worker responsible for operating calipers and micrometers to make precision parts.
  • Educated in customer requirements of precision parts through customer drawings and specifications.
  • Machined precision parts and produced customized prototypes for use in scientific research.
  • Produce precision parts off blueprint to manufacturers standards and blueprint specifications.

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4. OWN Setups

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Here's how OWN Setups is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Worked without close supervision, did my own setups and inspections and used all kind of measurement instruments.
  • Own Setups, Operate Mills, Lathes, Shaper, and Cal.
  • Own Setups, Operate Mills, Lathes, Cyl.

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5. Set-Up

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Here's how Set-Up is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Inspected parts to verify all set-ups.
  • Second Operations Set-up and Fixtures.
  • Program, set-up, and run HAAS VF6-SS mill.
  • Designed set-up and procedures to proof castings for the CFM56 jet engine combuster case.
  • Operate and set-up conventional lathe machine to cut, polish, and machining torque converters/plates according to customer requirements for automotive industry
  • Gear Factory Machinist & Set-up FloaterHeld progressive positions of responsibility with this leading manufacturer of large equipment

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6. Production Machinery

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Here's how Production Machinery is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Maintained high-tech mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic production machinery on the manufacturing floor.

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7. Machine Shop

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Here's how Machine Shop is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Maintained all material and tooling requisitions for in-house machine shop requirements.
  • Tool and Die, Die Maintenance, Rolling Mills setup and operation Grinding setup, and general machine shop work.
  • Manage machine shop, which includes, speaking with customers, creating a bid and time line for projects.
  • Managed machine shop inventory, work flow, and purchase requisitions of all tooling and equipment.
  • Provided advice to lead foreman and at times supervised the production of the machine shop.
  • Operated and maintained all machine shop equipment; performed structural and stainless steel welding.
  • Coordinate work flow between the machine shop and plating shop.
  • Provide machining support to the KSL machine shop.
  • Machine shop Lead man supervising 15 employees.
  • Advanced setup and operated machine shop equipment.
  • Worked in an emergent tooling machine shop.
  • Re-organized parts of the machine shop.
  • Tool and Die Work, Mold Making, All Types of Machine Shop Work,
  • Set up and operate standard machine shop equipment Lathes, Milling machines, drill presses, Surface grinder and key seater.
  • Operated, maintained and repaired all machine shop equipment, including Bullard Lathe; performed all types of welding as needed.
  • General machine shop work for major paper mills and productionfacilities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
  • Managed and scheduled jobs for machinists Set up and operated all types of machine shop equipment.
  • Worked out of fully equipt machine shop; lathes, mills, surface grinders, etc.

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8. Basic Machine Tools

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Here's how Basic Machine Tools is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operated basic machine tools to preform precision machining operation.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate basic machine tools in order to perform machining operations.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all basic machine tools and specialized variation tools to perform precision machining operations.
  • Set up, adjusted, and operated basic machine tools.
  • Operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations.

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9. Prototype

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Here's how Prototype is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Supported prototype development activities while working with design engineers on design feasibility of prototype parts.
  • Machined prototype parts, modifications to existing production parts and reworked production parts.
  • Competed against the model shop at our customers running prototype jobs with better results that the customer's in house personnel.
  • Produce prototype precision parts for robotics and microchip industry as well as satellite parts for customers such as Harris Corporation.
  • Job Duties: Engineering, Tool design, Quality control, Prototype, manual machine work.
  • Major project was building the prototype of The Great Dismal Swamp, a dark ride.
  • Research and development of prototype machinery for future sales.
  • Worked with engineering to develop prototype parts.
  • Worked closely with engineers in prototype concepts.
  • Machined prototype and production parts.

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10. RAN

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Here's how RAN is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Maintained and verified quality assurance and specifications utilizing precision measurement devises.
  • Operated manual vertical and horizontal mill, manual lathe and vertical lathe, and surface grinder Work in tolerance +/- .0005 inches
  • Close tolerance on many parts required a tolerance of +.0000 to -.0002 inches with a better than V 64 finish.
  • Start and observed machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, adjust machine controls or control media as required.
  • Qualified: Test Director, Submarine safe worker, Quality worker, Precision Measurement, and Crane operator.
  • Expanded use of measuring tools, focusing on quality assurance via first article, and in-process inspection reports.
  • Perform maintenance on cranes, bag houses, furnaces, motors, gearboxes, couplings, mill housings.
  • Operated low clearance split frame lathes to sever, bevel, and counter-bore various size pipe.
  • Produce parts per spec given blueprint with tolerance is no greater than plus minus .00 5
  • Maintained tolerances of .001 of an inch, have held up to .00005.
  • Work with Quality Assurance, Engineering, Sales and Maintenance Departments.
  • Trained and facilitated setups with new, supplemental or transferred personnel.
  • Close tolerance machine work, sheet metal fabrication, CNC programming.
  • Machined large parts to tolerances of + 1/16th to -0.
  • Designed and fabricated tools and dies at extremely close tolerances.
  • Manufactured high tolerance parts for the space program and military support
  • Repair Machining of Electric motors, pumps and cranes
  • Performed close tolerance machining and in process inspection.
  • Inspected and ran parts with no supervision.
  • Check all critical dimensions to hold print tolerances

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11. Drill Press

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Here's how Drill Press is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Experienced in a variety of manual machines such as Lathe, Milling Machine, Drill Press, Grinders and Band Saw.
  • Perform all manual machining tasks using lathes, mills, drill presses, surface grinder, turret lathe and misc.
  • Set up and operate a variety of machines including, lathe, mill, grinder, and drill press.
  • Operate Manual lathes, milling machines, grinders, drill presses, and hydraulic pressure brakes for part fabrication.
  • Utilized the Manual Bridgeport mill, manual engine lathe, surface grinder, vertical drill press, and turret engine lathe.
  • Worked in the manufacturing department and used power tools such as routers, drill presses, table saws.

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12. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Performed all manual and CNC machining tasks including: milling, drilling, turning, threading, and programming.
  • Programmed and operated Wire EDM, Bridgeport CNC Vertical Mill, and MAZAK CNC Lathe using FANUC controls.
  • Designed for and programmed Bridgeport CNC Vertical Mill with SURFCAM 2 and 3 axis programs.
  • Certified Journeyman Electronic Machinist, setup, program and operate various CNC Machine Tools.
  • Validated the programming, checked the accuracy of CNC programs, and edited programs.
  • Programmed and operated Three Axes Mill and CNC Lathe using TRAK conversational controls.
  • Privileged with the opportunity to be trained by HAAS to program CNC lathes.
  • Run CNC Lathe, run Bridgeport, run engine lathes when needed.
  • Job Duties: Programming and operating CNC mills and live-tooling CNC lathes.
  • Repair and fabrication of machined parts using Conventional and CNC machinery.
  • Preformed non-supervised programming, set-up, and operation of HAAS CNC Mill
  • Machined parts on a variety of machines including CNC.
  • Trained and cross trained co-workers on various CNC machines.
  • Set up and run CNC milling and turning centers.
  • Job Shop Conventional and CNC Mills & Lathes.
  • Develop fixtures for CNC equipment and manual machinery.
  • Program and set up 3-axis CNC vertical mills
  • Lead screws, grinding, CNC operator.
  • Set up and run job orders on CNC lathes and mills.
  • Performed Dyna Path CNC programming and milling, ProtoTrak milling, manual and semi-automatic surface grinding, and engine lathe turning.

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13. Mazak

high Demand
Here's how Mazak is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Set up and operated CNC milling machines (KURAKI and MAZAK) for the production of aircraft parts.
  • Received training on set up and programming on MAZAK 510C vertical mills, utilizing the MAZATROL controller.
  • Program set-up and run MAZAK vertical mills with MAZATROL.
  • Experienced on HAAS and MAZAK machining mills.
  • Programmed and operated Mazak machining center for production of medical testing equipment.
  • Set up horizontal and vertical mazaks and maintained production

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14. Fanuc

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Here's how Fanuc is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Study under Lead Machinist while learning FANUC control for Vertical Mills as well as OKUMA controls for Lathes.
  • Gained a full understanding of FANUC controls.
  • Operate CNC Machining Equipment, specifically one FANUC Mill, one HAAS Mill, and two HAAS Lathes.
  • Certified to operate multiple machines such as the FANUC Series 31i-model A5 and other 5 axis machines.
  • Have experience starting up and referencing out FANUC.
  • Cross train on HAAS CNC VF2 VerticalMill (FANUC Controls).

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15. Haas

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Here's how Haas is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Machined other copper components utilizing the Haas VMC according to blueprint and engineering requirements.
  • Managed Program/Setup/Operate CNC HAAS machining center.
  • Operated HAAS Super mini mill.
  • Saw cut stock to appropriate lengths to be put into Haas lathes and mills.
  • Selected, aligned, and secured holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on HAAS MILLING MACHINES.
  • Operate HAAS CNC Lathe, and Mills to manufacture parts / tooling to specific blueprints specs to within 0.0005 - 0.002.

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16. Surface Grinders

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Here's how Surface Grinders is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operate Manual surface grinders to exact specifications.
  • Set up and operated production machinery including punch presses, lathes mills and surface grinders.
  • Train new hires in the proper operation of Mills, Lathes, Surface Grinders and Drill Presses.
  • Learned and exceeded the skills necessary to perfect grinding techniques using Blanchard rotary surface grinders.
  • Utilize lathes, mills, surface grinders and Bridgeport milling machines.
  • Set up surface grinders for regrinding/ sharpening bottom cut rings.

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17. Jig

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Here's how Jig is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Planned, designed, engineered, fabricated new tools, jigs, fixtures and hot formed bending dies.
  • Operated Jig Bore for ESI in Portland Oregon in very tight tolerance dept.
  • Used Bridgeport Mills, Manual Lathes, Vertical Lathe and Horizontal Jig mill
  • Machined Aerospace Parts Tools, jigs, fixtures and sub assemblies.
  • Jig & Fixture, Machining & Construction.
  • General machining, jig and fixture building.
  • Created jigs and fixtures for machining parts.
  • Supported the manufacturing operations of heavy-duty transmissions Machining of production jigs, fixture and tools.
  • jig bore ,five axes mills

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18. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Utilize general injection molding machine operational skills such as setting up and monitoring the injection molding equipment.
  • Scheduled machine operations for specific parts, insured timely availability of needed materials, and documented compliance with part specifications.
  • Set and adjust machine controls according to product specifications, utilizing knowledge of machine operation.
  • Monitor machine operation and control panel displays and compare readings to specifications to detect malfunctions.
  • Inspect and measure finished product according to quality specifications to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Set and adjusted machine controls according to product specifications, utilizing knowledge of machine operation.

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19. Aerospace

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Here's how Aerospace is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Machined parts using Manual and CNC machines for customized measuring systems used in various aerospace and defense programs
  • Repair technician for military and commercial hydraulic pumps and actuators for the Aerospace industry.
  • Worked in repair, tooling, and some production for aerospace and computer parts.
  • Set up and operated CNC and manual machining equipment for high precision aerospace components.
  • Set up and operate CNC lathes, mills and grinders to Aerospace standards.
  • Fabricated parts for U.S. military and aerospace programs.
  • Designed tooling for aerospace parts.

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20. Okuma

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Here's how Okuma is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operated Okuma CNC Machining Centers manufacturing Automotive Turbo Chargers.
  • Maintained and operated Okuma Machining Center.
  • Machined parts on Okuma gantry mills, Mori-Seki vertical mills, Cincinnati 5-axis machining centers.
  • Operated Okuma Lathes, Grinders, Face and Centering, and Spline Roll machines.
  • Selected holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines primarily on the Okuma horizontal mill.
  • General production work for extrusion equipment and periodic parts production using Okuma VCM CNC, manual lathe and milling equipment.

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21. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Loaded and removed materials and products into machines and equipment, using hand tools and moving devices.
  • Mill, Hand Tools, etc.
  • Operate hand tools/other machinery as necessary to complete production.
  • Scheduled all deliveries and pickups, operated multiple pieces of machinery, operated forklifts and grinders as well as hand tools.
  • Mounted and positioned tools in machine chuck, spindle and other tool holding device to specifications, using hand tools.
  • Repair or replace machine parts, using hand tools, or notify engineering personnel when corrective action is required.

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22. Manual Machine Tools

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Here's how Manual Machine Tools is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operated drill presses, saws, grinders, lathes, mills, and other manual machine tools.
  • Started as an apprentice learning to make parts with manual machine tools.

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23. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Diagnosed and repaired malfunctions on all plant equipment; performed scheduled preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Performed all manners of preventative maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of train cars and locomotives.
  • Performed minor and preventative maintenance on CNC equipment.
  • Machined Parts from Blueprints * Preventative Maintenance on all Machinery * Forklift operator/ Certificate
  • Complete preventative maintenance reports and other documents to communicate status of equipment and action required for effective operation of production equipment.
  • Maintained production line equipment and performed preventative maintenance on open hearth and electric furnaces, vertical and horizontal centrifugal casting machines.

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24. MIG

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Here's how MIG is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Trained on manual lathe, drill press, milling machine, Arc welding, MIG welding, Gas welding.
  • Researched and procured Manufacturing and inspection equipment to migrate out sourced machined components in house.
  • Tool Room Performed preventative maintenance on machines Operated ARC, TIG, and MIG welders
  • Excelled in CNC machining, manual milling and MIG welding.
  • General metal working (Grinding, welding - MIG and some TIG, operating band saw, lathe, mill)
  • Operated Lathe, Shear, Break, Band saw, MIG Welder and 3-axis Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) mill,

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25. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Created drawings from sample parts and sketches and designed fixtures and tools, using AutoCAD.
  • Provided AUTOCAD support for the entire group of assigned laboratory scientists and engineers.
  • Worked in Microsoft Windows, Office, and AutoCad environments.
  • Create CNC programs using CAD/CAM technology.
  • Program, Setup, and Operate Okuma Cadet Lathes.
  • Use CAD systems(Mastercam and Solidworks) to generate drawings of items to be processed or manufactured by shops.

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26. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunction.
  • Initiated general troubleshooting of machining and tooling issues.
  • Lead team of 4 to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair malfunctions in diesel locomotives and its components.
  • Learned tool grinding techniques, troubleshooting, and was apprenticeship department supervisor for 6 years.
  • Assist in troubleshooting of programs and processes as well as calibration of gauging.
  • Detected malfunctions, troubleshoot processes and adjusted and reprogramed controls to meet the varying needs of the fabrication process.

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27. EDM

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Here's how EDM is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Relocated wire EDM CNC equipment to a controlled manufacturing environment.
  • Obtained a welding certification from Piedmont Community College.
  • Program, setup and operate CNC wire EDM's and CNC machining centers manufacturing pierce and blank dies.
  • Program and operate Wire EDM's using GibbsCAM.
  • Experienced four plus years working with EDM.
  • Program, Setup & Operate a Wire EDM optimizing the workload with machine capacity.

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28. TIG

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Here's how TIG is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Certified in TIG for aero space.
  • Investigated and initiated corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality at the manufacturing level.
  • Blueprint / drawing / engineering specification reading and interpretation, conforming to tight tolerance specifications.
  • Analyzed and gauged manufacturing processes, and investigated assembly and machining corrective measure errors.
  • Investigated and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.
  • Experience working with very tight tolerances and history of accurately meeting tolerance requirements.

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29. CMM

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Here's how CMM is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Last 13 months, again involved in QA, perform 1st article with CMM.
  • Inspected parts off cmm and adjusted offsets accordingly.
  • Utilized CMM/micrometers/depth gauges/calipers to check parts/charted data.
  • Inspect parts using hand tools as well as CMM, adjust programs based on quality feedback.
  • Inspect machined parts with calipers, micrometers, dial bores, and CMM.
  • Maintained documentation and detailed set up charts for CMM.

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30. OD

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Here's how OD is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Delivered production reports to upper management with outstanding leadership, communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Manufactured parts required for emergency repairs on production equipment and maintained 110 electric fork trucks.
  • Design and modify equipment/components to improve reliability, efficiency and overall life of equipment.
  • Maintained all equipment responsible for the overall productivity of a wire manufacturing plant.
  • Refined company process to include lowering production costs and decreasing machining time.
  • Produced components complete, including laser etching of component for identification purposes.
  • Coordinated daily operations of manufacturing cells in accordance with production schedules.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by recording and properly disposing damaged products.
  • Support production run by monitoring and repairing ancillary equipment.
  • Perform periodic service on locomotives and Move locomotives.
  • Adjusted or modified equipment to meet specification.
  • Worked with planners organizing production schedules.
  • Created or modified assembly procedures.
  • Job entails breaking down bodies as well as flanges that were assembled to either a pipe line or a ship.
  • Work with Engineering Department to resolve issues that may arise during part production to identify root cause and corrective actions.
  • Operated conventional machinery to help expedite deadlines and projects for critical and final sell-off items as part of ship production.
  • Steam cleaned, preserved and wrapped finished products and packed into overseas shipping containers or onto skids for domestic shipment.
  • Manufacture of various piece parts and assemblies to print specifications from raw materials to finished product using manual machines.
  • Repair of injection molds and tube bending machinery, assisting maintenance department with machine repair and keeping production running.
  • Fabricated parts for various production machines using vertical mill, lathe, drill press, grinder & precision tools.

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31. Part Numbers

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Here's how Part Numbers is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Maintain inventory of standard tooling and 175 part numbers and order blanks used for production of tooling.
  • Label packaging properly according to the part numbers and prepare for shipping.
  • Use computer to make part numbers and keep up with material.
  • Verified part numbers and placed parts in appropriate shipping containers.
  • Verified part Numbers and placed parts in appropriate cages
  • Use engraving machine to engrave part numbers on individual parts There were various materials that we used.

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32. VTL

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Here's how VTL is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Run conventional mills, Lathes, and VTL's to manufacture parts for our customers working from forgings or raw material.
  • Experience using vertical and horizontal millers, lathes including VTL, surface grinders, boring mill, and industrial x-ray machines.
  • Operated CNC - VTL, utilizing programs within the machine to change parameters in order to change dimensions according to print.
  • Can set up and operate lathe, mill, drill presses, VTL and boring mills to manufacture parts as needed.
  • Operated VTL's, lathes and milling machines to produce various parts for local companies in the manufacturing of valves.
  • Set up and operated 5 and 6 axis HBM and VTL, inventory, performed offsets, and tool changes.

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33. Stainless Steel

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Worked with stainless steel, aluminum, most plastics, and many other materials
  • Major materials machined were 303, 304 and 316 stainless steel.
  • Functioned independently on weekend shift in decision-making and producing close-tolerance stainless steel parts.
  • Drilled specific diameters for modifications to stainless steel and aluminum metals.
  • Machined various stainless steel and thermoplastic components for laboratory use.
  • Manufactured stainless steel products for dairy industry.

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34. R

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Here's how R is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Learned basic principles of precision setup/machine tool operation, inspection, and precision measurement
  • Designed and manufactured parts to keep auto airbag production line machines operating.
  • Machined small quantity parts in different metals to exact blueprint specifications
  • Fabricated test fixtures for experimentation in new product development.
  • Maintain tools and machinery used in precision die-making applications.
  • Repaired and fabricated various components of mechanical equipment.
  • Trained junior machinists in quality control procedures.
  • Communicate directly with Customers involving their needs.
  • Hired and supervised journeymen machinists for projects.
  • Worked in receiving inspection-inspecting parts from vendors.
  • Developed machining processes and machined parts.
  • Document all necessary icon into computer.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints, sketches, work orders, models of parts and other specifications to manufacture and repair parts.
  • Set up machines using proper tooling components, optical tool setters, gauge blocks, micrometers and other precision measuring devices.
  • Plan the delivery of the parts to support lean concepts/just in time without jeopardizing delivery to meet customer's delivery dates.
  • Work includes all aspects of CNC and manual machine tool repair, shop equipment, retrofits, and moving large machinery/equipment.
  • Fed materials into machines for stitching, folding, ruling, gluing, roughing and indexing, as job requires.
  • Performed inspection of parts to insure print specs were met and completed the quality documents required for customer's requirements.
  • Seasoned in Structural Welding, Manual Machining, Machine tool repair, Hydraulics, Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC.
  • Have also used MRP in a SAP system - Responsible for inventory accuracy using cycle counts as inventory control manager.

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35. Mastercam

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Here's how Mastercam is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Specialized Training: -Solid Works; 8 hour training from Allegheny Educational Systems -Mastercam; 8 hour training from Allegheny Educational Systems
  • Used MasterCam to write programs and to verify that the machining process would create the desired product.
  • Utilized Pro/E, SolidWorks, and MasterCAM to design and program parts.
  • Analyzed and programmed designs/drawings for CNC machining using SolidWorks and MasterCAM.
  • Accomplished MasterCam programming 4 Axis VMC and 2 Axis Lathe.
  • Used MasterCam 9.0 to create geometry in 2D and 3D.

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36. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Provided information to supervisor on status and progress or work, causes of delays, and overall work operations and problems.
  • Utilized effective communication skills to act as a liaison between customers and Hall Contracting.
  • Fill in as shift supervisor over 25 mechanics.
  • Performed in a supervisory role as needed.
  • Partner with manufacturing engineers on 5S programs, green initiatives, and ISO [ ] compliance.
  • Assist Millrights with machine repair.Vice President - Chuck PefleySupervisor - David Martin

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37. Inspect Parts

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Here's how Inspect Parts is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Used measuring instruments to inspect parts such as MIC's, Calipers and much more.
  • Inspect parts to prints, write and edit programs as necessary.
  • Utilize precision measuring tools to inspect parts ensuring quality production.
  • Run the machines, inspect parts, train people to run machines
  • Used measuring instruments to inspect parts.
  • Used measuring devices and blueprints to inspect parts for tolerance and visually inspected surfaces for appearance and any other potential problems.

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38. Production Runs

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Here's how Production Runs is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Design and construct tooling / fixtures for production runs.
  • Perform machine set-ups on repeat production runs.
  • Document manufacturing processes and challenges for later development of work instructions during production runs.
  • Work directly with the engineer and advise on possible conflicts and assist with resolving design flaws before production runs.
  • Design and fabricate fixtures for prototype runs as well as production runs.
  • Machine set up, production runs, maintenance of machinery, machine precision parts from raw stock to repair machinery.

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39. Turning Centers

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Here's how Turning Centers is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Trained numerous employees on screw machines, Vertical milling machines, and turning centers.

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40. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Use raw materials dealing with different types of metal and alloys.
  • Fabricated parts from blueprints and assembled different types of automated machines.
  • Maintained different types of machines.
  • Learned to setup and operate different types of machines.
  • Machined and fabricated different types of metals Made threading for pipes Wire mill shaper Fork lift operator

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41. Verbal Instructions

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Here's how Verbal Instructions is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Work from blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions from engineers.
  • Machine parts from blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions.
  • Analyze written specifications, drawings, rough sketches and verbal instructions to plan layout and determine sequence of operations.
  • Worked from prints, sketches, and verbal instructions working with plastics, aluminum, and stainless steel.
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, or verbal instructions using math and basic computer skills.
  • Work from verbal instructions, rough sketches, or blueprints to tolerances of .0002.

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42. Gear Boxes

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Here's how Gear Boxes is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Tear down and rebuild gear boxes; from making new shafts and gears to reworking bearing and seal fits.
  • Tear down and rebuild of facility bearing boxes, roll packages, railroad wheels, gear boxes and presses.
  • Assisted in repair of pumps, gear boxes, and other mechanical devises.
  • Trouble shooting and repairing motors, gear boxes, fans, blowers, conveyors, and rollers.
  • Performed repairs on pumps, turbines, compressors, gear boxes, valves and fans.

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43. Production Parts

low Demand
Here's how Production Parts is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Fabricated production parts using Monarch, Leblond, and Hardinge lathes.
  • Manufactured tooling and production parts for job shop
  • Perform fine detail operations, with conventional and NC/CNC mills and machining centers on production parts.
  • Programed set up and run CNC production parts on Hass VF-6

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44. GD

low Demand
Here's how GD is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Communicated with supervisors to ensure GD&T/Print specifications are applied correctly.
  • BLUE PRINT Reading, SKETCHES, and SHOP MATH and GD & T.
  • understand the use of GD&T
  • Blueprint interpretation Apply GD&T dimensioning standards

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45. Band Saws

low Demand
Here's how Band Saws is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Operated mills, horizontal and vertical lathes, shapers, band saws, etc.
  • Can also operate fully automatic or mechanical band saws and safely operate forklifts.
  • Cut graphite parts on different band saws using precision cutting of prepared travelers, (work Orders) keeping close tolerance.
  • Operated horizontal and vertical band saws.
  • Experience operating hardware insertion machines, spot welders, press brakes, cold cut saws and band saws outfitted with power-feed.
  • Operated MAKINO A99 High speed cell 5 axis machining center with rotary table, conventional mills, grinders and band saws.

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46. Repair Parts

low Demand
Here's how Repair Parts is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Fabricated repair parts for Cold Heading screw and bolt machines.
  • Make repair parts for polishing lathes , Forge hammers

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47. FRA

low Demand
Here's how FRA is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Perform FRA and Railroad required modifications.
  • Programmed, set up and operated various manual and CNC machines to produce aluminum frames for high rise glass curtain walls.
  • Rework and repair airframe and jet engine parts.
  • Inspect locomotive and document any leaks or FRA violating issues before sending equipment inside shop.
  • Service inspection and repair of locomotives to meet or exceed FRA and Amtrak guide lines.

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48. SPC

low Demand
Here's how SPC is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Assisted in the start up, implementation and maintenance of Six-Sigma Statistical Process Control (SPC) continuous improvement program.
  • Performed SPC (Statistical process control) calculation * Performed lubrication to machines to maintain good condition
  • Created and used SPC charts to monitor and control limits on production processes.
  • Qualified in SPC and quality control requirements and in machine maintenance.
  • Maintained parts within tolerance levels as specified on SPC Charts.
  • Performed SPC (Statistical Process Control) on both the Deka VII Inlet Tubes and theXL3 Finished Armature.

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49. Dial Indicators

low Demand
Here's how Dial Indicators is used in Journeyman Machinist jobs:
  • Use precision measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers and dial indicators to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Perform quality inspections by reading blueprints and using micrometers, calipers and dial indicators
  • Aligned rotating equipment using lasers or dial indicators.
  • Verify position with measuring instruments; such as gauge blocks, height gauges and dial indicators.
  • Utilized Micrometers, Dial Indicators, Surface Gage and Gage Blocks.
  • Use of micrometers, dial calipers, dial indicators and height gauge with precision and tolerances over 5/10,000 of an inch.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Journeyman Machinist

Lathe Machines22.7%
Manual Mill17.3%
Precision Parts16.2%
OWN Setups5.3%
Set-Up5.3%
Production Machinery3.8%
Machine Shop3.4%
Basic Machine Tools2.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Journeyman Machinist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lathe Machines
Lathe Machines
19.2%
19.2%
2
2
Manual Mill
Manual Mill
14.6%
14.6%
3
3
Precision Parts
Precision Parts
13.7%
13.7%
4
4
OWN Setups
OWN Setups
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Set-Up
Set-Up
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
Production Machinery
Production Machinery
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
Machine Shop
Machine Shop
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
Basic Machine Tools
Basic Machine Tools
2.3%
2.3%
9
9
Prototype
Prototype
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
RAN
RAN
2%
2%
11
11
Drill Press
Drill Press
2%
2%
12
12
CNC
CNC
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Mazak
Mazak
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Fanuc
Fanuc
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Haas
Haas
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Surface Grinders
Surface Grinders
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Jig
Jig
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Aerospace
Aerospace
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Okuma
Okuma
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Manual Machine Tools
Manual Machine Tools
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
MIG
MIG
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
CAD
CAD
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
EDM
EDM
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
TIG
TIG
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
CMM
CMM
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
OD
OD
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Part Numbers
Part Numbers
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
VTL
VTL
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
R
R
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Mastercam
Mastercam
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
ISO
ISO
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Inspect Parts
Inspect Parts
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Production Runs
Production Runs
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Turning Centers
Turning Centers
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Different Types
Different Types
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Verbal Instructions
Verbal Instructions
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Gear Boxes
Gear Boxes
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Production Parts
Production Parts
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
GD
GD
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Band Saws
Band Saws
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Repair Parts
Repair Parts
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
FRA
FRA
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
SPC
SPC
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Dial Indicators
Dial Indicators
0.3%
0.3%

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