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Universal Grinder $34.60-$35.50/hour (Pipeline)

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Euclid, 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


Universal Grinder - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Euclid, Ohio



Set-up and operate ID and OD universal and surface grinding equipment (conventional and CNC) to generate finish dimensions on a variety of complex production and tooling parts. Assistance may be given by other operators on proper operational procedures. Perform housekeeping and other job related duties as assigned by foreman.



  • Set-up and operate universal and surface grinders to perform difficult, close tolerance, semi-finish and finish grinding operations on a wide variety of production hardware, tools, jogs, fixtures, gages, and forming-die parts and other parts may be required.
  • Select, install and dress wheels and complete all changes in set-ups with a minimum of blue prints and the use of mathematical calculations. Parts may be irregular shapes necessitating the use of special or improvised work holding devices, indicators, and other measuring devices to obtain correct alignment and concentricity.
  • Develop NC programs during set-ups utilizing G & M codes.
  • Apply expert knowledge of precision grinding practices to grind internal, external, straight form and tapered surfaces to extremely close tolerances and high degree of finish.
  • Read and interpret complex blueprints to determine locations, sizes and finish.
  • Exercise a high degree of attentiveness to devise set-up, dress correct forms and angles into wheels and to complete work details to tool design specifications.
  • Use various types of precision measuring devices including comparators and electronic gages to inspect work.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency.
  • Two (2) years of set-up and operation of manual and CNC universal grinders.
  • Availability to work an off shift if required (second shift: 3:00pm-11:00pm or third shift: 11:00pm- 7:00am)
  • Demonstrate CNC control abilities; including editing speeds, feeds, tool offsets and fixture offsets on various CNC grinding equipment.
  • Capable of being able to develop NC programs during set-ups utilizing G & M codes.
  • Demonstrate above CNC abilities on a test piece.
  • Read and interpret complex blueprints and geometric tolerancing.
  • Demonstrate the use of various measuring instruments including: dial bore gages, indicator snap gages, verniers, and .0001 micrometers.
  • Possess skills necessary to maintain accurate documentation and the ability to follow complicated procedures and document accordingly.
  • Possess the knowledge and ability to use multi axis grinding contouring as well as grinding wheel dressing and grit/size selection, to ensure that tight tolerances meet blueprints.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use of 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 talk to hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



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: Cleveland

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