$46.55-$46.55 hourly / $8,068.67-$8,068.67 monthly / $96,824.04-$96,824.04 annual
Designs, installs, repairs, inspects, and modifies machines, tools, power transmissions, and mechanical building devices or equipment.
Moves, installs or reinstalls, levels, aligns, and anchors machines, mechanical equipment, and power units to foundations using necessary rigging, hoists, lift trucks, dollies, rollers, and slings.
Inspects, tests, and analyzes the malfunctioning of all types of mechanical, automatic, hydraulic and numerical-controlled machinery and equipment such as pumps, compressors, food-processing machines, woodworking machines, machine tools, ventilating systems, conveyors, overhead doors, window controls, backstop hoist, and mechanical power transmissions, and makes necessary field and/or shop repairs.
Dismantles and rebuilds various machines and machine tools.
Performs layout work and uses precision measuring devices, hand tools, and machine tools such as lathes, planers, presses, shapers, milling machines and computer numerically controlled (CNC) equipment, and precision grinders to fabricate and/or repair metal parts to tolerances of .0002 inch.
Designs, develops, and constructs safety attachments and modifications for all types of machinery and equipment.
Determines methods for making repairs.
Makes recommendations on the replacement and/or purchase of parts and/or equipment.
Estimates costs for parts and equipment.
Makes recommendations regarding repair by outside contractors.
Orders supplies, parts, and tools needed for repairs.
Maintains an inventory of supplies and tools for assigned area/projects.
Safely operates hand and power tools and equipment used in the machinist and millwright trades.
Maintains shop area and supplies in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
Inspects machines and equipment, when received, in cooperation with the central storekeeping operation at a college.
Performs heli-arc, arc, oxygen-acetylene and spot welding.
Performs sheet metal work on various building components and equipment such as hinges, doors and instructional aids.
May improve existing safety devices.
May work from ladders or scaffolding.
May assign, review the work of, and provide training to assigned lower-level staff.
Performs related duties as assigned.
A Machinist sets up and operates a variety of metal working machines; fabricates machine parts to tolerances of .0002 inch; and installs, inspects, and repairs parts, machines, tools, and equipment.
There are currently no closely related classes in the District.
General supervision is received from a General Foreman or Director of College Facilities. Work direction may be provided to Maintenance Assistants.
Design and operation of a wide variety of machinery and equipment used in machinist and
Practices, techniques, and terminology of the machinist and millwright trades
Machinery installation, leveling, and alignment
Tools, materials, and parts involved in the repair of mechanical, automatic, hydraulic, and
numerical controlled machinery
Properties of metals and alloys
Blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, mechanical design, and shop mathematics
California Occupational Safety and Health Act standards, and other safety standards and codes
pertaining to the machinist and millwright trades
Heli-arc, arc, oxygen-acetylene, and spot welding
Heat treating of different kinds of metals
Basic recordkeeping procedures
Basic operations of computer equipment
Use of tools and equipment of the machinist and millwright trades
Diagnose and correct malfunctioning of mechanical, automatic, hydraulic, and numerical controlled equipment
Lay out and shape metal parts to precise dimensions by use of hand and machine tools
Set-up and operate computer numerically controlled (CNC) equipment
Move, install, and align machinery
Initiate, sketch, and fabricate safety and design modifications for machinery
Work effectively and cooperatively with District staff, students, and outside contractors
Keep accurate records
Learn the characteristics of new equipment and update technical skills to adapt to changing
Learn general and specialized software applications
Education and Experience:
A. An associate degree or its equivalent, from a recognized college or university, with a major in machine tool technology, computer numerical control programming, or its equivalent AND three years of recent, full-time, paid experience in machinist or millwright work under the supervision of a journeyman or crafts supervisor. One year of the required experience must have been at the journey level. Machinery installation, leveling, welding, and aligning experience is desirable.
B. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND completion of a recognized apprentice training program of at least four years’ duration in the machinist or millwright trade AND one year of recent, full-time, paid, journey-level experience in machinist or millwright work. Machinery installation, leveling, welding, and aligning experience is desirable.
C. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND five years of recent, full-time, paid experience in machinist or millwright work under the supervision of a journeyman or crafts supervisor. One year of the required experience must have been at the journey level. Machinery installation, leveling, welding, and aligning experience is desirable.
Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.