Manual Machinist, Trainee in East Farmingdale at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/16/2022

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Job Description

Founded in 1951 to meet the special severe service valve requirements of the United States Nuclear Navy, Target Rock is today the premier supplier of highly engineered, valves and related products to both the U.S. Navy nuclear fleet and the global nuclear power generation industry. The first Target Rock valves were installed on the U.S.S. Nautilus, the U.S. Navy's first nuclear powered submarine.

Target Rock valves continue to be the valve of choice for the U.S. Navy and they are installed on nuclear powered submarines and aircraft carriers commissioned by the United States. Since those early days, Target Rock has expanded to be an excellent designer of critical solenoid valves for nuclear power reactors. We were also one of the first recipients of the ASME "N" stamp in the early 1970s. With over 6,000 valves installed in nuclear safety-related applications worldwide, Target Rock has the proven products and experience to handle the nuclear power industry's most difficult applications. Find out more information and view our products here:

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Manual Machinist, 2nd Class

The Conventional Machinist 2nd Class is responsible for the operation of conventional machine tools within a given manufacturing department. The individual shall also be able to perform set-up activity on non-complex configurations. The individual shall perform these activities in compliance with Company procedures and quality requirements. The individual shall be able to perform quality inspections to own work and make adjustments as required working with supervision.

Location: East Farmingdale, NY

Your Challenge:

  • Ability to operate machines within a given manufacturing department.
  • Set-up machines for simple operations and complex operations with assistance of Manufacturing Leadman or Manufacturing Supervision.
  • Responsible to maintain quality and productivity standards.
  • Blueprint reading
  • Ability to use inspection equipment and inspect own work.
  • Calculate and adjust feeds and speeds of material cutting as required.
  • Ability to sharpen cutting and grind form tools as required.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.

Your Expertise:

  • Refer to the applicable Department Skills Matrix for Job Qualifications / Requirements
  • General good housekeeping practices within work area.
  • Maintain correct time reporting and accurate entries on applicable manufacturing documentation.
  • Comply with Company quality and safety requirements.
  • Basic Shop Math and use of trigonometry tables.
  • Must possess the mental capacity to comprehend information provided daily and make own decisions.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent, shop mathematics and Trigonometry Skills.
  • Five (5) years of manufacturing or related experience.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. 


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