Job Listings

Machinist, Senior

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req6733

Department: RII Core Facilities

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Research, Innovation & Impact's (RII) Core Facilities' Machinating and Welding Facility (MWC) at the University of Arizona is in search of a Senior Machinist. The incumbent will perform tasks ranging from customer service to the set up and operation of metal fabricating machines. MWC supports the research community by providing prototype machining, designing, fabrication, welding, consultation, departmental instructional support, and community outreach programs. MWC is dedicated to providing expertise in high-end research instrument fabrication, continuous improvement of innovative processes, and the delivery of products of superior quality.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Machining of customer designed parts
  • Programing of the same using Mastercam 2020. designing and building customer/dept. requirements
  • Operating And setting up of manual and CNC mills, lathes, water jet, saws, sheet metal equipment, shear, finger brakes press tool, heat treating of specific metals
  • Quoting and issuing of quotes for customers
  • Manufacture of customer required parts
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • Up to 1 year of relevant work experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Six years machinist experience; OR, Completion of a four year machinist training program and 1 year experience; OR,
Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $52,200

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Larry Acedo

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

This website is part of the HigherEdJobs network.