Location: Albuquerque, NM

Type: Full Time

ExpMin. Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

Kairos Power is seeking a highly motivated Machinist with experience setting up and operating a variety of milling machines to mill flat or curved surfaces on metal workpieces by performing the responsibilities listed below. Responsible for setting up and operating Multi-Axis CNC Machining Centers. Must be familiar with Fanuc Controls. Must be proficient at all types of machining center processing. Must be able to complete set-up and machining operations from blueprints, drawings, models and/or verbal instructions. Must have experience with complex, tight tolerance parts and various materials.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Select and utilize standard gauges to ensure quality
  • Comfortable using all tool types and adjusting speed and feed parameters for maximum tool life. 
  • Able to manufacture fixture tooling from concepts and improve existing fixtures.
  • Meets expectations for productivity. 
  • Makes regular suggestions to improve the current process and offer alternative processes to improve production. 
  • Achieves maximum utilization out of the equipment and reports weekly to lead on process improvement suggestions. 
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Has knowledge and understanding of CNC Milling Operations, setups, setting tool offsets, and work offsets
  • Read and understand all drawing criteria, GD&T, notes and tolerances
  • Set-up tools, tool offsets and work offsets - Speed and Feed changes, program review and dry run, minor edits

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Requirements:


  • Ability to work 2nd shift hours, and overtime as needed.


  • Familiarity with Siemens, Haas and Okuma Controls is preferred

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.  
  • Ability to speak effectively.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, trigonometry and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MRP Manufacturing, UltiPro Payroll systems, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook software. 
  • Programming experience relative to understanding program coding and interpreting programs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is: 

  • Regularly required to stand  
  • Frequently required to walk 
  • Occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Repetitive movement, bending or twisting, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is: 

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical 
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

About our Benefits

We know that we have some of the most talented and dedicated employees, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly.  If you work here, expect to have access to the benefits below:


  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) and pre-tax health insurance, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)


Kairos Power is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the communities that we do business in.  Kairos Power, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We actively welcome people of different experiences, abilities, and perspectives.


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