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AirCorps Aviation specializes in the restoration, maintenance, and rebuilding of vintage WWII aircraft. We bring forth experience, dedication, passion, and award-winning detail that shows in every project we take on. But as we grow, so does our story and the services we offer. AirCorps Aviation is always interested in discussing career opportunities with individuals who value quality and have a passion for producing great results. If you would complement the company’s culture and team dynamics, please get in touch for details.

Job Description

The CNC Machinist/Programmer 2 position is responsible for safely and efficiently programming, setting up, and operating CNC mills and assisting with other programming and parts machining. AirCorps has specific emphasis on low volume fabrication using 3, 4, and 5-axis mills and routers, and CNC lathes with live tooling using Camworks software.

Key expectations include producing high quality results according to work instructions, meeting daily production schedules, demonstrating strong knowledge of production processes, preventative equipment maintenance, shop organization, safety, and continuous improvement.

Day to Day Responsibilities


  • Accurately use and read precision measuring devices (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Ability to solve practical problems and make decisions within a set of guidelines
  • Able to Program CNC equipment using Camworks
  • Ability to read and understand required internal manufacturing paperwork
  • Effective and appropriate oral and written communication skills, including legible handwriting in English
  • Work with others as part of a high performance team
  • Adapt to changing work priorities
  • Able to work under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or procedures
  • Accept and apply on the job training to advance professional skill level
  • Enjoy working on challenging projects on a daily basis


  • Employ safe work procedures and wear all required PPE
  • Promptly report all injuries and unsafe conditions
  • Report for regular and on-time attendance for full scheduled work shift
  • Maintain a favorable working relationship with coworkers to promote a cooperative climate conducive to maximum productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Participate and support Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Communicate relevant information and concerns positively and effectively to others in a timely manner
  • Perform work at the appropriate pace to maintain quality and productivity requirements
  • Write and optimize CNC programs to create parts on 3, 4, and 5-axis machining centers using CamWorks
  • Develop work holding and select cutting tools based on part feature and material requirements
  • Create and compile necessary documents and work procedures to aid in machine set up and operation
  • Verify the availability of the tooling needed to run parts associated with the programs

Minimum Years of Experience

5 years CNC machining; 5 years CNC programming

Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Term Life Insurance

Application Information

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About Company
AirCorps Aviation specializes in the restoration, maintenance, and rebuilding of vintage WWII aircraft. We use our knowledge, experience and expert technique to produce the highest quality product.

1259 Exchange Ave SE, Bemidji, Minnesota

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