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Machinist Maintenance Lead


Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Government- AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

The Machinist Lead, Maintenance produces replacement parts and new parts in making repairs of metal parts of mechanical equipment. Work involves most of the following: interpreting written instructions and specifications, planning and laying out of work, using a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments, setting up and operating standard machine tools. Fabricate parts for prototype equipment, working from drawings and written and/or verbal instructions. Interpret sketches and blueprints for a variety of machined parts and assemble prototype equipment. Trains machinist on work order system, procedures, processes and customer relations techniques. Issues written and oral instructions and maintains harmony among workers. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Shaping of metal parts to close tolerances, making standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds of machining;
2. Responsible for the knowledge of the working properties of the common metals, selecting standard materials, parts, and equipment required for this work; and fitting and assembling parts into mechanical equipment.
3. Work with metal, fiberglass, composites, plastics, wood and various other materials.
4. Apply paint or other protective coatings to equipment and assemblies.
5. Perform basic layout using blueprints.
6. Assist other shop employees and engineers in assembly of various types of jobs.

Requires a High school diploma/GED and a rounded training in machine-shop practice, usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.
Operating knowledge of machining tools, skilled in setting up and running lathes and milling machines, machining all types of engineering materials such as aluminum, steels, brass, G-10 fiberglass, delrin and most other plastics is required.
Position may require travel.
Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.


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