CNC Lathe Operator

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CNC programmer

Location – Queensbury, NY
Pay Range - $14-18/hour


We are currently seeking a CNC Lathe Operator for one of our clients in Queensbury. This is for a 2nd shift (Monday through Friday) position, and is a long term temp position, estimated to last til the end of the year, if not longer. Possibility for temp to hire may exist.  Our client has a robust benefit program and is seeking an experienced machinist to work with manual lathes, as well as multi axis CNC machines.


Position Description:

  • Evaluate work orders and work with shift leads on daily priorities.
  • Perform setup processes, and operate all CNC, manual and precision measurement equipment.
  • Perform quality checks on products.
  • Read and interpret blue print drawings to make custom components.
  • Resolve issues related to defects or minor problems that arise.
  • Perform part and tool inspection regularly vs. specifications.
  • Assist co-workers and managers in other areas as needed


  • 2-4 years of experience working with CNC (2, 3, 4, and 5 axis machines), Lathes, Mills, Drill Press equipment.
  • Experience working with Bridgeport, Haas, Millacron (or similar) equipment
  • Experience reading and interpreting print drawings/schematics
  • Precision measuring experience (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills required.
  • Basic computer literacy to perform basic data entry
  • CNC Programming skills a plus.


Are you the right fit?

Our ideal candidates are the type of people that want to get up for work every day, not sit around like a couch potato. The best candidates for AccuStaff are the ones who look at a glass half full, and are able to take advantage of each opportunity to show how they can contribute.  Do we control every opportunity?  Certainly not, but like our clients, we search for motivated people who want to succeed.

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