Machinist Apprentice - Job # 12859

Livermore, CA posted on February 19

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Mark Martin Oakland, CA (94615)
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The Materials Engineering Division has multiple openings for Machinist Apprentices. The LLNL Machinist Apprenticeship program is indentured with the State of CA Department of Apprenticeship Standards and requires a steady progression through eight six-month step advancements. Under general supervision, the Apprentice will be required to master all competency-based training and education objectives for each training period before a Journeyman Certificate is issued. ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Complete all occupational related classroom and job-related instruction during normal work hours and required classroom instruction during off-hours. - Fabricate/machine parts made from a variety of materials including radioactive and toxic materials. - Set up and operate basic conventional machine tools. - Perform standard shop calculations to determine optimum feeds, speeds, and dimensions. ESSENTIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES - High School diploma or GED with completed courses in shop math and mechanical drawing or blueprint reading. - Must achieve a passing score on a written test covering mechanical aptitude and math. - Demonstrated math skills including geometry and trigonometry. - Ability to work in areas where a variety of solvents and coolants are used. - Demonstrated effective communication skills. - Ability to work as a team member. - Able to work scheduled and emergency overtime as needed. - Ability to work in a shop environment, with moderate physical labor, bending, working in close quarters, and standing for long periods of time. - Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. - Ability to become medically qualified to wear respiratory and protected equipment. LLNL offers a challenging environment and a competitive salary/benefits package. To view and apply for this job, go to: and search by job #. LLNL is operated by the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to workforce diversity.