The Spaceflight CNC Machinist - Level 2 in the Ascentec Spaceflight division will be responsible to ensure the highest of standards are upheld during the manufacturing of advanced spacecraft hardware. Maintaining the integrity of our components and holding to exacting standards requires the ability to rapidly learn new manufacturing processes as well as succinctly identify, correct and document any shortfalls in product quality. Pay range: $18 - $24 Per hour. Swing Shift: M -F (2P - 10:30P)

The machinist has direct responsibility for the critical components manufactured on 3,5 and 7-axis CNC machines. This role can implement new processes and equipment for use in manufacturing with the oversight of a Manufacturing Engineer. The optimal candidate has a passion for quality improvement, corrective action implementation, as well as for expanding access to human spaceflight. This role has significant growth opportunity, and is part of a rapidly developing, dynamic organization that directly supports commercial access to space. Technical excellence, as well as stellar interpersonal team skills, are key attributes of top candidates.

Join our mission of pushing humanity’s boundaries deep into space.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  To include but not limited to the following:

CNC mill set-up and operation of parts with high complexity and precision
In-Process and first article inspection of parts to aerospace prints
Program edits as needed (at machine)
Custom or standard fixture development and setup


Experienced in the set-up and run of both 3 and 4 axis vertical CNC mills. Preference given to machinists with experience in 5-Axis machining.
Excellent print reading skills.  Knowledgeable about GD&T
Experienced with multiple metrology tools for measuring and recording part dimensions
Experienced with machining aerospace metals (stainless, titanium, aluminum, etc.)


Self-Starter / Self-Motivated / Flexible / Detail Oriented
Reliable and dependable
Positive customer focused attitude
Enjoys fast pace and rapidly changing environment
Honest with extreme integrity, recognizing that inspections on spaceflight parts include parts that are mission-critical on human-rated spacecraft, and must be done to the utmost standards.
Professional demeanor and respectful to people in all situations
Flexible and willing to help others as needs and tasks change often
Team player, demonstrating solid collaboration


Works primarily in a machine shop environment.
May on a continuous basis stand, walk, bend and lift up to 40 lbs.
Noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.
Must be flexible to work perform limited part finishing and/or assembly as needed.
The physical demands described above 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.


Flexible paid time off
Paid medical coverage
Paid short and long term disability coverage
401(k) with matching funds