Calspan Corporation

  • Machinist - Calspan Systems

    Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Calpsan Systems in Newport News, VA is an industry leader in the engineering and manufacture of complex aerospace hardware and prototype systems for ground test and flight applications. We have been employed in the development of nearly every domestic fixed-wing aircraft, missile, and helicopter system.  We are an engineering products based company with excellent prototype and low-rate production machining capability.  



    • Experience machinist with complex set-ups, contoured parts using 3-5 axis CNC mills, lathes & VTLs
    • Must be able to calculate and set up controls to regulate speeds & feeds
    • Assembles cutting tools in tool holders and positions tool holders in machine spindles
    • Must be able to read blueprints and have strong knowledge of applied math
    • Conventional machining experience desired
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and overtime as needed 


    Preferred Education / Experience for Machinist:

    • 10+ years of experience
    • High School graduate or G.E.D.
    • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
    • Formal apprenticeship desirable  

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability for Machinist:

    • MUST be able to obtain a secret security clearance
    • Experience with high tolerance prototype components   

    Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.


    Calspan is an equal opportunity 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.

    Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


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