Current Employment Opportunities are listed below. 


  • Manual Machinist

  • The pay ranges for this position is $21 to $28 per Hour

    Summary: This position utilizes manually controlled machines, hand tools and measuring equipment. Work includes the fabrication, modification or repair of products sold by and tools used at Western Gage. 


    • Inspect provided material for appearance and conformance to requirements specified on work orders before beginning and after completing any operation; notify supervisor of any discrepancy or concern
    • Process parts to print or order specifications
    • Processes may include turning, milling, drilling, tapping, deburring
    • ID/OD/Flat grind
    • Provide input to engineering department on fabrication issues
    • Hard chrome plate and black oxide processing
    • Use gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements to .00001, inspect all work pieces in order to detect and remedy defects and insure conformance to specifications
    • Track attendance and time in the ERP system, practice effective time management
    • Abide by safety requirements and procedures
    • Comply with all policies, specifications, regulations and instructions
    • Cooperate with coworkers and supervisors
    • Other tasks and duties as required

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Knowledge of machine shop operations and mechanical design
    • Ability to read mechanical blue prints
    • Some Proficient in Excel, Word and ERP type computer programs
    • High School or GED;  trade school or college a plus
    • Use of measurement equipment including micrometer, dial calipers and indicators, etc.
    • Basic math


  • Qualifications:

    To perform this job effectively, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

  • Language Skills:

    Effectively communicate and understand job instructions both verbally and written in the English language.  Ability to effectively interact with other employees in a professional and respectful manner.