Machinist/Propeller Technician

Sound Propeller Services Inc   SEATTLE, WA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 20, 2022

Machinist/Propeller Technician Needed

Various shifts available:

Day shift 6am-2:30pm, Swing shift 2:30pm-11:00pm, Graveyard shift 11:00pm – 6:00 am


Individuals having “hands on” experience with tools in shop environments are encouraged to apply. Experience is not required. Training is provided to advance an Apprentice to Journeyman level


Machinist Job description


Set up and operate machines to fabricate metallic product (mainly shafting and propellers) by performing the following duties

  • Select, align and secure holding fixture, cutting tools, attachments accessories, and materials on machines such as lathes, key-seaters, and grinders
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut
  • Start and continuously observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out of tolerance machining, and adjust machine controls as required
  • Verify conformance of finished product to specifications
  • Confer with supervisor or others to resolve machining problems



Entry level Propeller Technician

Use various grinding, finishing and welding equipment to grind and finish the surfaces of metal products (mainly propellers) by performing the following duties

  • Use various grinding tools for metal surface finishing
  • Must be able to operate overhead cranes
  • Perform Non-destructive testing
  • Ability to use the following grinding equipment:  electric and pneumatic hand grinders


Both Positions

  • work off-site at a dry dock.
  • Ability to use PPE (respirator, safety glasses etc.) as required
  • Perform basic math and measurement functions
  • Ability to follow direction and learn proper profiling and dimension
  • Operate welding/cutting equipment as needed
  • Able to lift 75lbs


We are an equal opportunity employer offering excellent benefits.

Medical/Dental/Vision, pension, PTO, Life & Disability Insurance, and more.


Starting pay $24- $28 hr. driven by experience

Send resume to:

Please note which position you are applying for

Sound Propeller Services Inc