Structural Fabricator - CNC Programmer / Operator

The position of CNC Programmer / Operator is responsible for producing parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control machine. The CNC Programmer / Operator must also maintain the quality and safety standards outlined in the Southeast Aerospace policies throughout all performed work, keep records of work completed, and maintain respective equipment and supplies.

Salary: DOE $15.00 - $22.00 per hour
  • Work with computer numeric controlled (CNC) heavy machinery from setup to operation to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic or other materials
  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances
  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs
  • Perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines
  • Adhere to all Southeast Aerospace company policies, safety guidelines, and code of ethical conduct
  • In adhering to company polices, this position is subject to pre-hire, random, and for cause drug and alcohol testing under DOT and FAA regulations
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions (as determined by the supervisor) of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Any and all other duties assigned by the supervisor
  • High school diploma or equivalent is a minimum requirement
  • Education and experience through vocational school, technical college or apprenticeships (3-5+ years) is preferred
  • Previous related work experience is preferred
  • Advanced mathematics, problem-solving, and computer skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Mechanical and Technical skills in machine operations and CAD/CAM technology
  • High stamina for working long hours doing repetitive movements
  • Acceptable background check for required matters
  • Lawful US Person as defined in 22 CFR § 120.15 for required matters.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
The working conditions for the CNC Programmer / Operator are a clean, well-lit, and ventilated hangar workspace environment. The job requires stamina because operators stand most of the day and, at times, may need to lift moderately heavy work pieces (50+ lbs.). The position may at times be exposed to various outside elements, depending on ambient conditions.
The CNC Programmer / Operator should wear protective equipment, such as safety glasses to shield against bits of flying metal and earplugs to dampen machinery noise, as well as exposure to loud noises from machinery and aircraft ramps. They also must exercise caution when handling hazardous coolants and lubricants.
These conditions will require excellent organizational, time, and stress management skills to complete all required tasks. The normal work hours are 8am-5pm Monday through Friday. Overtime and schedule adjustment are required.
  • Health, Dental, 401K, Profit Sharing, Vacation, Paid Personal Time at eligibility.
  • Currently, Group Health, and Dental Insurance premiums fully paid for the employee and dependents at eligibility.

  • Premium health benefits including spouse & dependent coverage
  • Safe Harbor 401k retirement plan
  • Paid holidays including extended December/New Year's break
  • Located in Brevard County- fast growing tech region
  • No state income tax

Southeast Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment and will not be discriminated against in regard to age, race, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, religion, or veteran status. For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, refer to EEO is the Law.

Qualified individuals with a disability have the right to request a reasonable accommodation. Request an accommodation by email at or call Mark Braddock at 321-255-9877, providing the nature of your request & contact information. Please note that telephone calls are for accommodation requests only.