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CNC Machinist Trainee - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus!

Etna, Pennsylvania
27 Aug 2023

When you join the Precision Automation and Robotics evolution at Aerotech, located near Pittsburgh, PA in RIDC Park, O'Hara Township, you will build an exceptional career with paid on-the-job training and opportunities for advancement, while aligning with a growing company that provides an extensive total rewards compensation system, including:

  • bonus payments every 6 months,
  • rich health plans, and
  • retirement planning with our 100% company-paid Employee Stock Ownership Trust. 

You will help improve lives with our innovative solutions that help automate the globe! Demand for Aerotech's advanced technology products continues to thrive, so we continue to expand!  

At Aerotech, We Build Precision Automation & Robotics Careers. Join the Evolution!

Position Summary:

The CNC Machinist Trainee sets up and operates conventional, special purpose and CNC machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts.

What will your day look like? At Aerotech, you will:

  • Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Set-up, operate, edit and program CNC machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and non-metallic parts
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, and  grinders
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media

What will separate you from the rest? Experience with:

  • Mazak CNC Machines
  • Deburring, or manual machining in a precision machine shop

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and/or vocational-technical school
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered


Aerotech has been advancing industries with our precision motion technology for more than 50 years. Our employees are our future, and we continue to grow by investing in our employees through continuous paid on-the-job training in a clean and climate-controlled environment, while providing the following exceptional benefits and more!

  • Competitive compensation
  • Bi-annual bonus
  • Annual raise eligibility
  • UPMC Health Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Trust
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Must be authorized to work in the US currently and in the future without employer sponsorship.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran or disability status.

The Company is collecting the information requested in this employment application for purposes of evaluating your suitability for hire by the Company. The Company will share the information that you provide in this employment application only with Company management officials who are involved in the hiring process or who are otherwise involved in making employment-related decisions on behalf of the Company.

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  • Job Reference: 1098588846-2
  • Date Posted: 27 August 2023
  • Recruiter: AEROTECH, INC.
  • Location: Etna, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations