GTF MRO Machinist Weekend Shift (AWW) (Onsite)


West Palm Beach, FL

Date Posted:



United States of America


PW109: West Palm Beach 17900 Beeline Highway, West Palm Beach, FL, 33410 USA

Position Role Type:


Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

Job Summary:

The amazing opportunity will be on a AWW (Weekend) shift, but the ideal candidate should be flexible enough to work on a first or second shift.

The hours for Weekend shift are Friday-Sunday 7:00am -7:00pm

Key Responsibilities:

•Work from complicated drawings, operation sheets, and general instructions of supervisor to set up and operate jig boring and horizontal boring mill machines and related machining centers

•Plan and perform less difficult and complex boring, milling, drilling, reaming, grinding and other machining operations, including modifications, salvage, and repair operations on all types of development hardware

•Determine setup for numerical control or manual machine operation. When not specified, select the most effective work holding methods and devices to hold various shaped parts and assemblies

•Machine locating diameters on face plate, drill locating holes in holding fixtures, and make or have made holding fixtures and devices, plugs, adapters, spacers, and other holding aides, adapting available devices when existing tooling is inadequate

•Pick up reference points check location of internal and external devices and pertinent centerlines

•Shift and shim part to position so that all surfaces will clean up and wall thickness will be specified

•Use shop mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry and handbook formulas to find missing dimensions, convert angular to linear dimensions, work from drawings, layout parts, edit tapes and to solve basic machining problems

•On machines with computer numerical control or other manual date input capability, work in conjunction with programmers or higher-grade operators to plan and setup numerical control machines to edit and debug program tape

•Setup end measures to locate table and spindle as appropriate

•Perform somewhat complex operations to conform to exacting drawing dimensions and tolerance for concentricity, location, true position, parallelism, squareness and finish such as boring holes in a bolt circle or at angles in parts where location is not difficult to establish; boring, counter boring, countersinking and tapping holes in the same plane or parallel planes, located from a common reference point; and machining bosses, pads, and other surfaces

•Recommend changes in methods, procedures, holding services, programs, and cutting tools to meet machining requirements or improve the effectiveness and quality of machining operations.

•Perform other related duties of a comparable or lower skill level as required to facilitate machining operations and maintain a neat and orderly work area.

•Comply with environmental/safety regulations and program requirements to ensure safe working conditions and to preserve a healthy working environment

Basic Qualifications:

•High School Diploma or GED

•2+ years in related trades training, such as: sheet metal fabrication, machining, welding, mechanical maintenance, and construction methods

U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience in the machinability of a wide variety of materials and speeds, feeds, and cutting tools so associated, and the various work holding methods and devices

•Ability to use a variety of precision measuring instruments

•Knowledge of shop mathematics including trigonometry and geometry

•Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings and make computations to develop program routines, set up, and check work

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

Must be a U.S. Citizen. This position may require access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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