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Huntsville, AL, USA

Job Type

Full Time

job description:

Invariant Corporation is seeking a talented and motivated Machinist with ten years of experience providing mechanical support in the fabrication and integration of various assemblies in support of several DoD systems.


  • Reading blueprints, sketches, or computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files

  • Securing, setting up and adjusting workpieces and cutting tools throughout shift to ensure precision and adhere to safety protocols and regulations

  • Set up, operate, and disassemble manual, automatic, and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools

  • Creating computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine programs

  • Interpreting written instructions and specifications

  • Planning and laying out of work, using a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments

  • Making standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling

  • Monitoring the feed and speed of machines

  • Turning, milling, drilling, shaping, and grinding machine parts to specifications

  • Measuring, examining and testing completed products for defects and verifying they meet drawing requirements

  • Smoothing the surfaces of parts or products

  • Providing support to engineers working in a variety of areas

  • Machines proto-type parts for our government customer and making piece parts for certain contracts


Our philosophy that a company could be both dedicated to fostering a pro-employee work atmosphere and maintain an unwavering commitment to excellence by providing the highest quality of achievement in service to their customer.


High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience is required. 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.


Experience supporting DOD customers is preferred. Background working with military systems and mechanical integration onto platforms is desired.


  • Setup CNC and operation experience

  • Set-up and perform complex machining operations using manual machine shop equipment including but not limited to lathes, milling machines, saws, and drill press

  • Use calibrated inspection equipment when monitoring the quality of the parts

  • Interpret and apply mechanical drawings

  • Assemble and tests complex systems

  • Analyze and follow detailed mechanical assembly drawings for fabrication

  • Develop work instructions and assembly procedures

  • Set up and test complete prototype units and subassemblies under operational conditions

  • Analyze data and recommends modifications to components or test procedure to meet desired specifications

  • Identifies, recommends and advocates for continuous improvement initiatives

  • Obtain and maintain a security clearance

  • Provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing

  • Interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client

  • Lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

  • Work independently with minimal supervision, make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential

  • Must abide by all safety and health policies and procedures


Office, Lab, and field environment. Normal workday for the contract is from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Central, Monday thru Friday. Support will be provided as-needed during this time frame, but small efforts may be required at any time to support operations. Some travel may be required depending on project requirements.


If you are interested in employment opportunities with Invariant, please use the APPLY NOW button and attach your resume or send by fax to 256.881.1812. Be sure to include the title of the position in your email. We’d love to hear from you!

About the Company

Invariant Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - minorities/males/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. Invariant is a drug-free workplace.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer Workplace Posters

This position is expected to be performed only in the state of Alabama. Subject to the provisions of Code of Alabama 40-18-370, the Company shall give good faith consideration to Alabama residents for employment at the Project.

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