CNC Machinists

at Solar Turbines

Tulsa, OK

Posted on Mar. 12, 2018

Solar Turbines, a Caterpillar Company and one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial turbine engines is now hiring machinists at our Broken Arrow, OK facility. SIGN ON BONUS!

The incumbent must be able to setup and operate CNC lathes, mills and/or miii-turn machines with little or no supervision needed, must be able to read blueprints, make some program changes and be able to make adjustments to offsets accordingly.

Summary of Position:
Set up and operate specific machine tools to produce close tolerance machined parts per engineering routing instructions, with little or no supervision from Team Leader required.

***Interested candidates must apply online for consideration. You will be linked directly to this job posting:

Essential Job Requirements:

*Setup/teardown of machine tools – load and/or unload jaws, fixtures, tooling as needed
*Download programs from central database
*Make minor program changes as needed to improve process
*Load and unload parts from machine
*Frequent inspection of finished product to control quality through the machining process
*Monitor cutting tools and make adjustments as needed, make machine offsets and index or change inserts as needed
*Make tooling changes as needed to improve process
*Keep immediate area clean and orderly

Equipment Used:
• Machine tools…such as but not limited to CNC Lathes, Mills, or VTL’s
• Hand tools
• Pallet jacks
• Jib crane

Our ideal candidate is motivated by daily and weekend overtime.
1st Shift: Monday - Friday (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
2nd Shift: *Monday - Thursday (4:00 PM - 2:30 AM) "4-10's"

*2nd shift differential pay of $3/hour is in addition to base pay

Minimum Qualifications
• Minimum of 5 years of machining experience
• Horizontal-Vertical lathes, Mills and/or Mill-Turn Machines
• Ability to make all minor program changes if needed
• Read and understand engineering routing and process drawings
• Ability to determine when cutting tools are dull and should be changed or indexed
• Ability to use measuring instruments, including but not limited to calipers, micrometers, height gauges, depth gauges, etc.
• Ability to use mechanical equipment, such as pallet jacks, jib cranes, die grinders, belt sanders, files
• Good working knowledge of math and minimal trigonometry
• Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions
• Ability to read and comprehend drawings and shop routing

Preferred Qualifications
More than 7 years machining

Solar Turbines offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401k, incentive bonus, tuition reimbursement and professional development/advancement opportunities.

Auto req ID: 4245BR

Position Category External Field (Cat Hourly)
Shift: 1st Shift, 2nd Shift

Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 countries.

Products from Solar Turbines play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines (rated from 1590 to 30,000 horsepower), gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets (ranging from 1 to 22 megawatts).

Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.

Solar’s foundation is people and Solar’s culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business. Solar Turbines is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 7,000 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.

Relocation Eligibility
This position does not qualify for relocation.

Travel Requirements
None to minimal

Visa Eligibility
Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the country in which this position is located. For information on employment eligibility in the United States, please visit the U.S. Immigration Services website.

EOE Plus
Solar Turbines is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply. Solar Turbines conducts Drug Screens and Background Checks.

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