Conventional Mill & lathe

Career details posted 2018-04-24

Sunvair, Inc. is an FAA 145 Repair Station specializing in landing gear and hydraulic component overhaul. Currently we are seeking talented machinists, specifically individuals with conventional vertical Mill and lathe experience to perform machining operations for landing gear components; 

Responsibilities include;

  • Set up and machine operations on high strength steel parts and plated surfaces (chrome/ nickel). 
  • May run one or more machines on a regular basis.
  • Each machinist is responsible for ensuring that machine work meets dimensional tolerances as noted on shop planning and that defects are removed within specified limits. 
  • To inspect parts visually and dimensionally, and perform clean-up operations as required such as deburr and breaking of edges

Knowledge and Skill Requirements;

  • The ability to read, write and understand English
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to read and understand OHM/ CMM's, blueprints, shop travelers and sketches
  • Ability to identify different plated surfaces such as chrome plate, nickel plate, and various thermal sprayed surfaces
  • Must be able to perform measurments using inspection tools such as, but not limited too; micrometers, dial bore gages, telescope gages, height gages, and indicators
  • General knowledge of set-up, loading and adjusting machines and equipment
  • Practical experience with the procedures, practices, inspection methods, materials, tools and equipment generally used in the work for which the repair station is rated.


  • In addition to employment, Sunvair, inc. offers many benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K match, and on the job training

If you are interested in a career with Sunvair, please email your resume with your contact information to our human resources at Or, Applications can be completed and submitted on site Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.