• CNC Programmer/Operator - 1st Shift

    Location US-TX-El Paso
    Job ID
  • Summary

    DISH’s Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls.  State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers.


    The Machinist sets up and operates manually controlled machines in skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication, maintenance, repair and alteration of machinery, machine parts, tools and equipment.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The CNC Programmer/Operator is an entry to mid level position, located at our El Paso, TX facility, will be responsible for CNC programming, setting up and operating CNC and also operating machine shop equipment like end mill, lathe, drill press, band saw, and grinder, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties and layout and machining procedures. The CNC programmer will work directly with the engineering team, develop innovative solutions to improve existing equipment, build prototype tooling, and be able to build parts with or without a print.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform typical machine shop operations.
      • Ability to program CNC equipment is a must.
      • CAM software expertise (Solidworks CAM or MasterCAM).
      • Ability to read and interpret blue prints.
      • Ability to design and build prototype fixtures and tooling.
      • High knowledge of G-code.
      • Familiarity with HAAS CNC.
      • Solidworks experience.
      • Working knowledge of an end mill, lathe, band saw, arbor press and other machine shop equipment.
    • Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to management or designee.

    • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety procedures.

    • Must be able to perform, but not limited to, the following tasks: milling, turning, drilling, tapping, de-burring, sawing and sanding.

    • Perform inspection of machined products (including documentation of results).

    • Complete and maintain paperwork for parts.

    • Assist in other work areas, including but not limited to, perform fabrication, mentor apprentice machinist.

    • Perform all other duties, as assigned.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    Education and Experience:

    Applicable certificate from college or technical school.

    Preferred 2 years experience and/or training in an equivalent field.


    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Must have working command of the English language, and be able to communicate orally and in writing (basic oral instructions, simple written memos and instructions).
    • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, follow routers, use simple math to perform basic calculations, and use basic hand held measuring tools.

    Mathematical Skills:

    • Ability to apply concepts of basic math and algebra.
    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

    Reasoning Ability:

    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    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. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to lift, push or pull up to 85 lbs.


    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.


    Must be able to work in controlled and non-controlled environments.


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