Manual Machinist- CNC

New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana

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Hourly Rate

$24.00 - $30.00

Work Hours

Multiple Shifts

Experience Required


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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is seeking multiple experienced manual shop machinists for an excellent contract-to-permanent opportunity in Greater New Orleans area. Night-shift and day-shift opportunities may be available.

– Must be willing to work overtime offered.
– Pay $24-30/hr. depending on experience.
– Paid travel expenses assistance when traveling outside of area.

Please see the responsibilities and qualifications before applying.


Class A Shop Machinist:

  • Interpret work orders, drawings, and instructions in order to set up and operate various machine tools to manufacture parts and repair machinery. 
  • Support machining, tooling and fabrication needs for the plant.
  • Monitor safe work habits.
  • Ability to read and understand complex blueprints.
  • Set up and operate manual machines such as lathes, vertical & horizontal mills, drill presses, surface grinders, etc. 
  • Must be able to read calipers, depth micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Must be capable of machining critical tolerances in a safe and timely manner to best meet customer needs.
  • Able to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.

Steam turbine and/or valve machining experience preferred.

Qualifications & Experience

  • - Minimum 5-years of experience as professional machinist required
  • - Driver’s License/Background Check/Drug Screen Required
  • - Tools of the trade required.
  • - Willing to work overtime, day and evening shifts.
  • - Valid Driver’s License, Background Check and Drug Screen Required

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.