CNC Machinist

at (Cobalt Enterprises)
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Cobalt Enterprises is a manufacturer featuring precision-machined parts and assemblies for the aerospace, defense and commercial markets. We are located in Arlington, Washington. We are an equal opportunity employer with competitive wages and pay every week.


We are looking for day, evening and weekend shifts. As a Machinist, successful candidates will learn to produce precision-machined products from raw material using computer-controlled mills, lathes and other equipment for Cobalt customers.


The essential function of this position is to become familiar and able to work within standard machining concepts, practices and procedures. Learn to read plans and set-up instructions. Learn to work within a team environment under the supervision of a lead machinist to constantly produce high-quality parts at an efficient pace.



Typical Duties:

Become responsible for setting-up and operating equipment including:

  • Read set-up instructions, plans and other technical information;
  • Prepare mills, lathes and other equipment for assigned operations;
  • Use appropriate measuring devices such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, plug gauges, etc.;
  • Maintain a clean work environment at all times;
  • Work within applicable safety requirements;
  • Complete all paperwork within Cobalt and AS9100 specification;
  • Knowledge and understanding of proper methods;
  • A working understanding of material specifications;
  • Ability to load material and tools according to instructions;
  • Ability to monitor equipment progress per operation;
  • Move parts to next operation when completed.



Skills & Abilities to be Acquired:

  • Ability to set-up and run 3-axis milling machines
  • Ability to debug, edit running G-code
  • Competency in inspection and reading plans
  • Team player, good communication skills and deadline oriented




  • Requires High School or GED education
  • Requires ability to work cooperatively and/or civilly with all employees
  • Ability to follow step-by-step instructions
  • Average or better technical skill with shop equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret Mechanical/Assembly drawings & specifications
  • Ability to complete assigned work within deadlines
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License


For consideration please contact

17301 51st Ave NE, Arlington Full-time
Snohomish County Only This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County
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