Columbia Energy & Environmental Services, Inc. (Columbia Energy)
has been in business for over 30 years. We began as an engineering
firm in support of nuclear cleanup operations for the U.S.
Department of Energy at Hanford in Richland, Washington. We have
progressively grown from our origins into a full-service
engineering and fabrication company providing cost-effective
solutions in the nuclear, defense, energy, and hazardous waste
We are an established, woman-owned small business headquartered
in Richland, Washington. We offer full-service engineering, design,
fabrication, instrumentation and controls, electrical, database and
software engineering, technology development, and
geophysics/subsurface imaging. We also have facilities in Tucson,
Arizona and Aiken, South Carolina. We are presently licensed to
provide engineering within the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho,
and South Carolina.
We are currently looking to hire one full time permanent
Apprentice Machinist to join our growing team! We offer competitive
wages, great benefits and a positive work environment.
The Journeyman Machinist is able and willing to perform work
throughout all stages of machining and can thrive in a procedurally
oriented and fast paced environment. This role is responsible for
checking their parts for configuration accuracy and dimensional
verification prior to turning over to QC. A Journeyman Machinist
programs, sets up, and operates computer numerically controlled
(CNC) machines, such as lathes and milling machines, produce
quality precision parts for final assemblies, machines,
instruments, and tools. This position repairs or produces parts
using both manual and automated equipment with precise
Perform all duties in a safe and professional manner and in
accordance with established Company policies and procedures.
Read and understand engineering drawings and ASME Y14.5 symbols.
Sufficient working knowledge of materials to determine the proper
feeds and speeds for most efficient cutting. Perform
self-verification dimensioning of completed parts and assemblies
before inspection to ensure quality of work performed meets or
exceeds acceptance criteria. Interface with QA/QC personnel. Ensure
that all documentation is correctly filled out and kept current as
work progresses. Keep a clean and organized work area.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum of 2 years experience in machining. Knowledge in
programing multi axis CNC machines (Mills and Lathes). Ability to
operate manual machines (Lathes, mills, and surface grinders). Have
a strong aptitude in measuring equipment (Micrometers, calipers,
height gauges, etc.). Ability to read, write and comprehend both
verbal communications and written directions. Must pass an
employment record, criminal background check and a drug screen
(drug and alcohol free workplace).
Experience in R&D or Prototype fabrication. Experience
working to a NQA-1 program. GibbsCAM CNC software exp.
Key Success Attributes:
Strong attention to detail Team Player Positive attitude that
contributes to a positive work environment Maintain a quick and
steady pace throughout your work shift Highly motivated
self-starter with ability to perform well with varying degrees of
Consistency and Reliability Communication Trustworthiness and
Ethics Meeting Standards
Generous compensation plan Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Company Paid Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Paid Time Off
(PTO) Paid Holidays 401K Plan
Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of
standing, walking, bending, squatting, and lifting. Will talk and
hear to communicate. Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold,
turn, push, pull: objects, materials, controls and tools
repetitively. May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.
Must have enough manual dexterity and stability as required for
precision work. Must be able to see details at close range. Will be
required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but
not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs,
masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots.
Will be required to work in hot/cold/damp environments.
Working Conditions while Performing Essential Functions: This
position is performed in a shop. The atmosphere is fast paced and
deadline oriented with focus on safety and quality.
Columbia Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and
gender identity, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by federal and state law.