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CNC HBM Machinist

Date: Jul 12, 2021

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


We are hiring a CNC HBM Machinist for our facility in Barberton, Ohio!  The master head machine operator will set up and operate twin column multi-axis master head machines to perform a variety of machining operations, including contouring, trepanning, milling, drilling, tapping, and boring.  Additionally, the operator will prepare machined pieces for inspection and will perform final inspection of features using both an inspection probe and/or precision measuring equipment.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Works with Programmer as necessary to develop and/or test run programs; proofreads programs and notifies Programmer of potential problems.
  • Works to .000” tolerance and 16 micro-finish.
  • Assists crane operator with the rigging and moving of parts to load and unload machine.
  • Cleans and lubricates machine; notifies supervisor of needed machine maintenance.
  • Cleans own work area.
  • Verifies identify of materials/jobs in accordance with established procedures.


Minimum Requirements

Desired applicants should have a high school diploma or GED equivalence, coupled with at least three (3) years of relevant machining experience.  Lesser work experience coupled with formal education may be acceptable.  Additionally, desired applicants:

  • Must be able to perform setups.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and proper use of precision measuring equipment.
  • Must be able to edit or modify programs as necessary; must be able to write minor programs.
  • Must have working knowledge of feeds and speeds for all types of materials.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of G and M coded commands (knowledge of Siemens and/or Fanuc preferred).
  • Must possess the skills necessary to complete process documentation, shop records, and any other production and inspection records as required.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-screening requirements, including skills assessment and mechanical aptitude testing.
  • Must pass a pre-employment screening that includes a background check, drug screen, and physical examination.
  • Due to our work with the federal government, successful applicants must be U.S. citizens with no dual citizenship.


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required communicate verbally and with written information; to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and use ladders inside and outside of parts being machined. The employee is occasionally required to lift and move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Please note: This is a second shift position.  Pay for this position is $32.045 per hour and is complemented by a generous benefits package.



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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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