Machinist III

Miramar, FL, USA Req #3074
Wednesday, January 17, 2024


SUMMARY:  The Machinist III will perform alteration tasks on civil aviation articles in accordance with the current technical data provided in the manufacturers’ Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, Services Bulletins, service letters, Airworthiness Directives, government and industry standard practices, and other data acceptable to or approved by the FAA.  In addition to that, the machinist will also develop, duplicate, and manufacture tooling equipment as required.



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prioritize components for repairs to ensure on time delivery requirements are met.
  • Apply specialty coatings to aviation components as required.
  • Ensures up-to-date knowledge of all tools and proper use of equipment within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Document maintenance records of all repair work orders performed.
  • Utilize precision measuring equipment daily.
  • Weld utilizing ARC, MIG and TIG.
  • Operate an oxygen/acetylene torch.
  • Operate a plasma torch.
  • Develop and duplicate tooling using engineering drawings.
  • Maintain inventory supplies for daily operation.
  • Inspect work completed on aviation components.
  • Operate manual lathe machines.
  • Operate manual milling machines.
  • Operate cut-off saws.
  • Operate band saws.
  • Operate bench grinders.
  • Operate belt sanders.
  • Operate drill presses.
  • Operate the forklift as needed.
  • Inspect work completed on aviation components.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of relevant/technical work experience OR
    • An additional 3 years of specific work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Flexible to changing workloads/priorities based on customer requirements.
  • Maintain an orderly and productive work environment.
  • Ability to function in fast paced environment while maintaining a high level of quality.
  • CAD design knowledge.
  • Knowledge operating CNC systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and scheduling applications.



  • Master’s degree
  • 8+ years of machinist experience is preferred
  • 8+ years of welding experience is preferred
  • Formal machining training



  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

At VSE, we don’t just hire employees; we nurture careers and champion well-being. We understand that our success is driven by the people who make up our incredible team, and that’s why we’re committed to providing a workplace that goes beyond just a job-it’s a place where you can truly flourish. When you choose VSE, you’re choosing a company that prioritizes YOU.

Let us tell you why:

Time Off: Enjoy Paid Time Off to relax and recharge.

Family Support: We offer Paid Maternity Leave and Paid Bonding Leave, along with access to our Employee Assistance Program, ensuring your family’s well-being.

Education: Pursue your educational goals with Tuition Reimbursement for Undergrad, Technical, and Graduate Programs.

Financial Security: We offer a 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan to secure your financial future.

Healthcare: Your health is essential, and we provide Health, Dental, and Vision Care.

Flexible Spending: Take advantage of HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care plans for added flexibility.

Insurance: We've got you covered with Short-Term and Long-Term disability insurance.

Competitive Salaries: Your hard work is rewarded with competitive salaries. Ready to be part of a company that values you as much as your skills and expertise?

Join VSE and let’s take your career to new heights while ensuring your well-being every step of the way. Come grow with us. Your future begins here. Apply TODAY!

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Miramar, FL, USA