Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Machinist to join the Facilities Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.
This position performs routine and production machining of metals and plastics.
Performs general machining of metals and plastics typically in a routine or production process with occasional one-of-a-kind jobs (machining ranges from lab apparatus to repair of ship's equipment).
Develops the simpler machine set-ups and builds simple jigs and fixtures.
Grinds tool bits and machines to close tolerances from drawings.
Works with engine lathes (up to 36"), vertical- and horizontal-headmilling machines, drill presses, radial drill, band saws, table saw, bench grinders, shears, brakes, presses and rolls, and full range of hand and portable tools.
Performs other duties as the supervisor deems necessary.
Education & Experience
Technical H.S. or vocational school machine shop program or equivalent on the job training is required.
2+ years experience in a machine shop is required.
Must be able to obtain a TWIC Card
WHOI is a federal contractor required to comply with Executive Order 14042. As such, WHOI has enacted a Mandated COVID19 vaccination policy effective December 8, 2021 where you must register your vaccination status in order to begin your employment. The registration process entails confidentially submitting a vaccination card and/or your vaccination status or requesting to engage in the interactive exemption process for either a medical or religious reason.
Physical requirements include lifting 25 to 50 lbs and carrying 10 to 25 lbs 20 times per day. Physical requirements also include frequent prolonged standing and walking,repetitive motion, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, climbing ladders/stools, use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, and reaching above and below the shoulders. Occupational requirements include: depth perception, ability to distinguish basic colors, hearing, talking, understanding verbal instructions and safety warnings, working around others, working with others and working alone. This job involves exposure to dust or other irritants, grease and oils, and electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is the world's leading, non-profit organization dedicated to ocean science and engineering, exploration and education. Come join a diverse organization whose curiosity, creativity, and commitment help improve the world's understanding of the ocean's importance to the plant and to society. Experience a culture of excellence, dedication, innovation and discovery.Please visit https://careers.whoi.edu for a listing of all of our openings and apply today!