Laser Operator 1 (Aerospace Laser Machine Operator)- 2nd shift

Airway Heights, WA 99001

Posted: 04/26/2024 Job Category: Manufacturing Job Number: 180057 Pay Rate: $18.50 - $26.00

Job Description

Uses established processes to set up, program, and operate various types of industrial grade machines to form, cut, bend, size, and/or machine aerospace quality components from Nickel, Stainless, and Titanium alloys.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Functions and Responsibilities
Perform setups and operations using Fiber and/or YAG CNC lasers on production hardware.
May train others on part set-up and run.
May repair, rework, or recut parts with guidance and oversight.
Identify and solve, with direct oversight, machine alignment problems.
Troubleshoot minor program errors independently.
Provide some input on tool design.
Able to set up and run parts with limited resource support, within established timeframes on a minimum of two machine types.
Applies basic understanding of G and M code.
Meets Cross Training Matrix criteria for machine and job understanding on a minimum of two machine types.
Work under limited oversight.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent
Must be able to use mathematics relevant to laser operator functions.
Requires familiarity with machine tools, precision instruments and good manual dexterity.
Able to do some job development with guidance and oversight.
Reads and understands manufacturing planning, sketches, blueprints, and specifications as necessary to perform the job function.
Basic knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Knows where to find this information at Exotic and asks for help when necessary.
Working Conditions
Use of protective clothing, glasses, and other equipment to prevent burns and eye injuries.
Physical Requirements
The laser operator performs physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and frequent movement of the whole body, such as climbing, lifting up to 50 pounds, balancing, and handling of material.

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $18.50-$26.00 hourly; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Access to Health Joy

  • GAP Medical Coverage

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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