ADY CNC Machine Operator (Second Shift)

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Calera, AL
Second Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:


Founded in 1974, Alabama Dynamics is a mid-to-large size fabrication, machining, and paint shop located in Calera, Alabama. We specialize in building custom equipment and parts for the steel, oil, mining, minerals processing, pyro processing, and waterworks industries. Our facility has a working area of 63,000 square feet under craneway, with 10,500 additional square feet of indoor storage. Maximum weight handled is 50 tons, and maximum size handled is 15’ wide by 60’ length. We pride ourselves on delivering quality products and service with every project we complete.



ADY CNC Machine Operator - Second Shift



Starting Rate: $19.00 

Top Rate: $22.00 

24-month wage progression 



Monday - Thursday 4:00p.m. - 2:30a.m.  



Calera, AL 


Reports to 

Shop Superintendent 



Alabama Dynamics Company in Calera Alabama is seeking a CNC Machine Operator to join our Job Shop Fabrication and Machining operation. The Machinist trains to operate CNC machines (lathes, VTL and mills). The Machinist’s primary responsibilities will be loading and unloading parts, deburring parts and starting and stopping machine - works under supervision  


Scope of Responsibilities 

  • 1st Responsibility - Ensuring personal safety and the safety of your team members 
  • Assists supervisors and managers in maintaining a safe and healthy work environment 
  • Wears appropriate PPE which may include fall protection, respiratory protection, hearing protection, foot, hand, head and eye protection 
  • Responsible for cleanliness of the assigned work area as well as maintaining a safe and clean work environment 
  • Proactively promotes the McWane Way principles 
  • Responsible for loading and unloading parts, deburring parts and starting and stopping machine 
  • Works under supervision, demonstrating a desire to and actively learning how to read blueprints, use appropriate measuring devices and change and manipulate and change inserts programs 
  • Change inserts, touch of tools, load new fixtured and pull up correct prewritten programs 
  • Modifying basic G-code and operation of CNC equipment and manual machines 
  • Maintaining shop equipment 
  • Maintaining stock materials and supplies to perform day-today tasks 
  • Demonstrate quality craftsmanship, with a desire to produce the best quality components possible 
  • Demonstrate a keen sense of continuous improvement to produce things quicker and better 
  • Responsible for fluid level maintenance of the assigned machine while in operation 
  • Follow all company policies with special regard to safety, quality control, regulatory and materials handling.  
  • Receive individual training and mentorship on operations of CNC equipment. Set up machines, lathes, mills or other machining centers for the production of products. Training on regulatory requirement and current documentation practices.  
  • Participate in ongoing process improvements 
  • Inspect parts to required specifications utilizing precision measuring devices 
  • Record production and maintain count cards.  
  • May perform additional cell responsibilities as required.  


Work Environment:  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  
  • The employee frequently is required to talk and hear and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.    
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus and determine and distinguish color. 



  • 0-4 years of experience in a similar role
  • Enrolled or participating in a CNC Machining program; high school diploma/GED required
  • Computer skills required


Position Requirements

  • Standing, walking, stooping, balancing, kneeling, reaching, and sitting are some of the physical requirements.
  • Must be able to meet and adhere physical requirements as well as adhere to wearing the appropriate PPE (steel toed boots, safety glasses, hearing protection and mask).
  • Will be required to work in the following conditions: heat, cold, noise, and vibration.
  • Must be able to work in dust and fumes.
  • Must have the ability to operate forklift or overhead crane.
  • Will be required to work overtime and extended hours depending on customer and company demands.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.
  • Must have some knowledge of industrial tools, their uses, and maintenance.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor, and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.



The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. McWane Plant & Industrial is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed.