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Average Salary for Prototype Machinist in San Jose, California

The average salary of a(n) Prototype Machinist in San Jose, California is $69,299.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Prototype Machinist in San Jose, California is $33.32.

The average bonus of a(n) Prototype Machinist in San Jose, California is $1,393.00.

Job Description:

Assembles and fits parts to fabricate tools, mechanisms, and machines for experimental purposes, such as solving problems relative to materials, tools, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, product specifications, and fabrication methods for production process, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures, using machining tools. Discusses product information, such as design, capacity and purpose, and types of material to be used to fabricate product, with engineer and other personnel. Assesses written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, and verbal instructions to plan layout and determine sequence of operations. Picks metal stock and lays out design according to dimensions computed from scale drawings. Designs fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs. Sets up and operates metalworking machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, or grinder to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of parts to specifications, using measuring instruments. Tests experimental models under simulated operating conditions for such purposes as development, standardization, and feasibility of design. Installs parts and materials, such as sheet metal covering, hydraulic systems, electrical wiring, lubricants, and batteries into machines and mechanisms. Evaluates experimental procedures and recommends changes or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production. May establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using variety of metalworking machines. May fabricate molds and power press dies to produce plastic parts and stamp metal parts. May perform heat-treating and heliarc welding. May train workers in setup and operation of machine tools. Less

Assembles and fits parts to fabricate tools, mechanisms, and machines for experimental purposes, such as solving problems relative to materials, tools, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, product specifications, and fabrication methods for production process, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal... More

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