CNC & Manual Machinist

Date Posted:05/24/2019

Location:Portland, OR


If you are an CNC & Manual Machinist with 5 years of experience and want to work for a wonderful company...we have the job for YOU!


United Labor Group proudly services clients all across the Nation. We have an outstanding reputation for being an industry leader in providing skilled craftsmen to projects all across the United States. We offer consistent work, competitive benefits, top pay and professionalism. Join our team TODAY!



Working in a team environment, sets up and operates machines and machining centers to produce parts per specified requirements. The expectation of the employee will be to demonstrate an on-going proven performance in quality, throughput, attendance, punctuality, accuracy, good housekeeping skills and shop safety culture.


Essential Functions and Major Responsibilities:

  • Machine parts to print and within budget using shop equipment in a fast-paced environment.

  • Complies with craft best practices and safety policies.

  • Demonstrate proficiency on knee mills, drill presses, engine lathes, and vertical and horizontal mills. CNC knowledge a plus.

  • Works from ship specifications, work orders and applicable working drawings and blueprints.

  • Apply a working knowledge of ship repair pertaining to the machine shop.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Has solid print reading skills and a working knowledge of GD&T (i.e. positional tolerance, mmc, feature control frames, etc..).

  • Has ability to set up and run complex jobs with little or no supervision on a variety of shop equipment.

  • Has a solid working knowledge of speeds and feeds, tools/insert identification, appropriate use of cutting tools.

  • Completely capable of establishing own speeds/feeds, depths of cut and adjusting them accordingly to maximize throughput.

  • Thorough understanding of shop math (I.e. Calculate speeds/feeds, Pythagorean theorem, geometry, right angle trigonometry)

  • Basic upkeep and preventative maintenance of the machine as required.

  • Knowledge of rigging and overhead crane operation, lifting device use and inspection and load calculations.

  • Working knowledge of shipboard machinery (i.e. valves and actuators, variety of pumps, gears and gear boxes, winches, heat exchangers, bearings and shafting, rudder systems, field machining) pertaining to machine shop repairs a plus.

  • Can independently inspect parts to print using standard shop measuring tools: Micrometers inside, outside, and depth, Vernier scales and/or dial calipers, Rulers and tape measures, Indicators, Protractors, Vernier, linear, Firm joint and spring joint calipers inside and outside, Height gauges, Pi tapes, etc..


Tools Required:

  • Has his/her own basic tools such as test indicator, travel indicator, calipers, edge finder, dead blow hammer, scientific calculator, 123 blocks, combination square, machinist handbook, etc…


Education and/or Experience:

5 years minimum experience.


We offer:


Health insurance (for you and your family)


Holiday Pay

Cash Advances

Paid bonuses


Company Details:

ULG is a skilled craft labor staffing company focused on workforce solutions for a variety of industries. Our mission is simple: to build long term relationships between our clients and our employees through trust, integrity and being the best at what we do. With over 30 years' experience, our depth of knowledge and commitment is surpassed by none.



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