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Machinist Training Program

Interested in an engaging aerospace machinist career but don’t want the debt?  Since 2014, we have been offering a 12-week PAID machinist training program that is a full-time career from day one.  As a company we understand that employees are our only appreciable asset and by investing in them we are investing in our future.

The CNC Machinist Training Program will cover a wide variety of topics preparing you for the culture and expectations of Acutec Precision Aerospace Inc.  In addition, we will educate and train you to become self-sufficient and independent workers capable of machining, inspecting, and holding yourself accountable for the quality of flight-critical aerospace components produced at your machine.

WorkKeys Scores above a 5 in Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information are correlated with good outcomes in the machinist profession.

Your First Week: Get Acquainted

  • Gain an introduction to the Four Philosophies of Acutec, communication, the Effort Grid, accountability, expectations, and the future of Acutec by our own CEO Elisabeth Smith.
  • Rotate through four departments, understand how the different areas affect each other, and get an idea of how parts flow through the facility and our various systems and procedures.
  • Interact with a panel of experienced machinists.
  • Receive an in-class introduction to CNC Machining and Safety taught by an experienced Machinist.
  • Start your Shop Math course with our trainer and apply math to real-world concepts.
  • Meet your new team and your skilled machinist trainer.
  • Train with skilled machinists on tooling, setups, inspection, and CNC operation.
  • Attend three 2-hour on-site classes per week (testing out of classes is available for prior experience).
  • Blueprint Reading 
  • Inspection Principles 
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) 

Upon Completion: 

  • Migrate to your own CNC Machine, (with ongoing support from your team lead).
  • Build a Toolbox with tools using our Tool Bill Program.
  • Receive a certificate.
  • Move to night shift.