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CNC Horizontal Mill Operator - Level 3, Snowline Engineering

Sacramento, CA

Snowline Engineering

4261 Business Drive, Cameron Park, CA 95682


JOB TITLE:  CNC Horizontal Mill Operator: Level 3

STATUS:  Full Time / Monday - Friday


Snowline Engineering ( is a state of the art manufacturing facility located in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California specializing in a total manufacturing solution.  Our company‚Äôs objective is to provide our customers with diversity in precision machining, precision sheet metal, light to medium fabrication, and turnkey assemblies.

Key Responsibilities:

Set-up and operate metal cutting machine tools and operate a variety of manual and CNC machines including mills and lathes.  Will be responsible for properly placing work piece in the machines and completing the operations specified on the job travelers.  Must be capable of interpreting blueprints and part specifications to select the correct material, tools, and fabrication processes.  Must be familiar with G-code programming formats.  Should have a good working knowledge of inspection equipment and be capable of selecting the proper inspection tool to verify product conformity to specifications.


Skill Level Demonstrated Operations Skills:

  • Tend to one or more machine tools to machine metal and non-metal work pieces.
  • Complete routine machine maintenance.
  • Capable of Interpreting and editing CNC Programs using FANUC, FADAL, and Yasnac controls.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Reads blue print and job traveler specifications to determine the proper tooling required to set up each operation.
  • Builds fixtures as required to hold work piece.
  • Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of work piece to specifications using standard measuring tools.
  • Modify programs as required to meet product conformity.
  • Replace cutting tools as required to meet product conformity.
  • Maintain statistical reporting.
  • Deburr work pieces as required.
  • Clean parts as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Education and Experience:

  • 10 years of relevant experience working with CNC mills and lathes required.
  • Good math skills.
  • General mechanical skills.
  • Basic familiarity with the use of hand tools.
  • Basic blue print skills.
  • Knowledge of machining the following materials; Stainless Steel, Titanium, Aluminum, Inconel, and assorted plastics.
  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Competitive Hourly Rate - Depends on Experience
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability and Life Insurance Plans
  • 401K plan with Company Contribution
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
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