CNC (VBM/HBM Lathe Operator) Machinist -- Weekend

Date: May 28, 2024

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 7,500 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





We currently have an opening for a CNC HBM, VTL, & Lathe Operator at our facility in Barberton, Ohio!


Candidates please note: This position is available on our weekend shift which consists of twelve (12) hours on Saturday and Sunday and eight (8) hours on Monday (the eight shift could be Friday instead of Monday); work thirty two (32) hours and get paid for forty (40) hours.  Scheduled off days are Tuesday through Friday or Monday through Thursday depending upon the shift.  Training will be on the Monday - Friday crew before being assigned to the weekend crew. 


Job Responsibilities

Sets up and operates CNC Horizontal Boring Mill, CNC Vertical Lathe, & CNC Lathe .  Utilize CNC controls to operate  machines with attachments including right angle heads,  CNC facing heads, inspection probes, grinding/tools attachments, and tool setters.    Utilize a variety of hand tools including precision measuring equipment & grinding/cleaning equipment. Operate radio and floor operated cranes, tow motors, and any other tools for fulfillment of job duties.  Keep work area and machines clean and orderly.  Must pass tests such as but not limited to fork truck and crane operator. Edits program as necessary. Reports machine malfunctions and NC program inconsistencies to responsible authorities. Maintains necessary records in accordance with customer and code requirements.


Minimum Qualifications

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • A minimum of 3 + years of experience in machining large components on either CNC VMCs, CNC HBMs, or CNC VTLs
  • Must be open and available to working all shifts
  • Ability to perform set-ups
  • Understanding of drawings and specifications
  • Use of precision measuring equipment
  • Knowledgeable of all machine functions as well as G & M coded commands (prefer familiarization with Siemens or Fanuc controls)
  • Prefer journeyman machinist or equivalent 
  • Completion of skills assessment and mechanical aptitude test prior to consideration
  • Must be open and available to working all shifts


Physical Demands:

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must ensure compliance with environmental health and safety policies.
  • Must be able to keep detailed records.


In addition, qualified candidates must be U.S. citizens and must be able to work ANY SHIFT.


Please note: This position pays up to $37.433 per hour. Generous Benefit package. Upon an offer, a relocation package is available for eligible candidates.




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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