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Machine Tool Operator

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Department Of Defense Tobyhanna , PA 18466

Posted 2 months ago

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  • Operate a variety of machine tools, such as lathes, boring mills, milling machines, grinding machines, screw machines, radial drills, etc.

  • Operates a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine (CNC in the automatic mode).

  • Control machine feeds and speeds.

  • Determine when the fixture, holding, device, cutting tool, or the setup is in need of adjustment.

  • Make minor changes in machine set up, such as, realigning the work piece for different sizes or changes in shape.

  • Check and measure parts.

  • Utilize different cutting tools for successive operations.

  • Saw material on vertical saw and chop saw.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)
    3414 Machining

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • Pre-employment physical and annual examination required.

  • Required to work on Rotating Shifts.


Who May Apply: US Citizens


Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD) is a recognized leader in providing world-class logistics support for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems across the Department of Defense. TYAD's Corporate Philosophy, dedicated workforce and electronics expertise ensure the depot is the Joint C4ISR provider of choice for all branches of the Armed Forces and our industry partners. TYAD's unique; and unparalleled, capabilities include full-spectrum support for sustainment, overhaul and repair, fabrication and manufacturing, engineering design and development, systems integration, technology insertion, modification, and global field support to our Warfighters. Located in the heart of the Pocono Mountain Region; in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the area offers a low cost of living while providing ready access to many indoor and outdoor recreational activities. There are 36 colleges and universities in the local area, and the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Scranton, Stroudsburg, and Wilkes-Barre are only a short commute away.

To learn more about our area and what employment at TYAD has to offer, please visit:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a Machine Tool Operator~ without more than normal supervision, to include operating a variety of machine tools, such as lathes, boring mills, milling machines, grinding machines and operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines to perform in the automatic mode using the feeds and speeds programmed with the assistance of a higher graded worker. No changes in set up or manual input are required, except for minor adjustments and compensations for tool and work piece size differences. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision

  • Knowledge of Metals

  • Measurement and Layout

  • Operation of Machine Tools

  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

Physical Effort: The work requires standing, stooping, bending, and reaching. The incumbent frequently handles, lifts, and carries objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally, the incumbent may be required to lift and move items in excess of 40 pounds, but only with the assistance of coworkers or weight handling devices.

Working Conditions: The work is performed inside well-lighted, adequately heated and ventilated shop area. Shop is usually noisy and dirty and there is constant danger to the skin and eyes from flying metal chips, abrasive articles and hot metal. Subject to skin irritation from contact with coolants, lubricants, and abrasive compounds, and there is constant danger to fingers, hands, and other body parts from cutting tools, grinding wheels, rotating work pieces, etc. Safety glasses are mandatory and safety shoes are necessary.


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Machine Tool Operator

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Department Of Defense