CNC Mill or Manual Lathe Machinist
Advanced Compressor Technology, Inc. - Chicago, IL

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Advanced Compressor Technology, located in Batavia, IL, was founded in 1990 to answer the need for technically strong equipment repair and maintenance service to industrial plants in the Midwest region of the United States. Our commitment is simple-we are 100% dedicated to maximize turbomachinery performance and reliability. We work each day to solve equipment problems better that anyone in the business.

We are currently seeking experienced and motivated individuals for our Machinist opportunity. We offer competitive wages, training development, and full benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, indicating vices; tramming heads.
  • Perform milling operations such as drilling, tapping, boring, broaching, and conventional milling and lathe work using various engine lathes including but not limited to horizontal and vertical mills and horizontal boring mills.
  • Independently set-up, adjust, and operate Horizontal Boring mills to perform diversified progressive multi-tooled machining operations of large and expensive work pieces. Perform operations such as turning, boring, and facing.
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.


  • Read micrometers, veneers, calipers and scale.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), minimum of five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of position-related education and experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand mechanical drawings required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic math skills required.
  • Experience and understanding of Quality Management System.
  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools, machine tools, and precision measuring instruments required.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  • You must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States.
  • Requires up to 20% % travel.