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7-Axis CNC HBM Operator

Date: Jan 28, 2023

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at



7-Axis CNC HBM Operator (3rd)  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, OH



We are hiring a THIRD SHIFT 7-Axis CNC Horizontal Boring Mill Operator for our facility in Barberton, Ohio!


The individual hired for this role will operate horizontal boring mills with vertical machining and boring attachments, with continuous path, to perform contouring, trepanning, milling, face milling, drilling, tapping, boring, and other CNC operations necessary for machining large-scale precision components.  Additionally, the machinist will:


  • Grind and perform handwork to deburr, as necessary
  • Use electronic measuring probe to inspect work, as required
  • Work from process, drawings, manuscripts, verbal and written instructions
  • Obtain necessary tooling and information for tape or manual data input operations
  • Position and secure work piece and fixtures on table; properly assembles tooling and connects attachments
  • Use precision instruments to physically measure setup; observe digital readout and compensate to orient work piece and machine to tape or MDI
  • Make test cut and rechecks setup; make in-process compensations to keep prints, tapes, and manuscripts coordinated at all times
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly
  • Verify identity and physical characteristics of materials, as required
  • Maintain necessary records and complete process documentation and any production records, as required
  • Perform minor maintenance on machines and assist maintenance personnel as required during repairs




In order to thrive in this role, individuals must possess the necessary skills to safely perform the required tasks.  This includes having a high school diploma or GED equivalence coupled with at least three (3) years of experience performing multi-axis CNC HBM machining operations, with and without continuous path.  Lesser experience coupled with formal education and/or certification may be considered.  Desired applicants must also:


  • Be knowledgeable of all machine functions and coded commands (both G and M code)
  • Work to 0.000” tolerance and microfinish 16 when necessary
  • Use higher math and engineering theories to work with tooling engineers to devise optimum tooling design and practices
  • Have experience with grinders, tool setter, jacks, clamps, bolts, shims, jigs, fixtures, angle plates, rules, micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, lapping equipment, gages, levels, protractors, verniers, and light hand tools
  • Be able to pass all proficiency testing for the position
  • Be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship
  • Be willing to work ANY shift
  • Successfully pass all pre-employment processes, including an extensive criminal background check, a physical examination and drug screen, verification of education and work history, and reference checks.


Compensation and Benefits


BWXT values its employees and recognizes the significant role they play in the company’s overall success.  We are proud to offer competitive wages and generous benefits that include:


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site clinic
  • Cafeteria
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Overtime
  • Annual Pay Increases


Pay for this position is $32.045 per hour.


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status



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