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CNC Programmer

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Temp-to-Hire
  • Job #1884

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire CNC Programmer in the Greater Richmond area starting at minimum $20 per hour. This is a temp to hire position with benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and more once eligibility requirements are met. This position is a great opportunity for candidate with computer numerical control programming and CAD (computer aid design) experience. This role requires candidates to be skilled in operating and maintaining CNC equipment, reading and interpreting technical documents, in puts design specifications, and adjust the machine cutting paths, and performs quality checks on the final product.

Pay: $20 – $25 p/hr *based on experience

Hours/Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties

may be assigned.


  • Creates and makes edits to programs to run and operate CNC machines by means of using models, prints, and files.
  • Communicates with supervisors and peers to provide information by telephone, in writing, e-mail, or in person.
  • Uses computer to enter records, track time, and quantity.
  • Sets controls to regulate machining or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Will be required to run secondary equipment such as routers and other CNC machines.
  • Helps to align and secure fixtures and teaches CNC Router Operators these techniques.
  • Calculates dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments, such as micrometers and calipers.
  • Operates Forklift to transport material and follows lockout/tag out and all OSHA requirements
  • Performs job duties of a CNC Router Operator and Warehouse Associate when needed.
  • Responsible for general warehouse housekeeping and safe work practices.

Job Qualifications:

  • Three to six months related experience and /or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. High School Diploma or Equivalent GED.  Certificate from college or technical school for CNC operation and Computer Aid Design.
  • Forklift experience is a must.
  • Basic math skills using all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to read and write in English.


Physical/Environmental Requirements:

• Lift up to 50 pounds

• Climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively and unassisted

  1. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral and depth vision and ability to adjust focus.

• Operate moving equipment

• Work in hot/cold/damp/cramped/dusty/noisy environments

• Candidate may be required to pass a drug test and Criminal background check based on job location/requirements.


• Health and life insurance

• Vacation and holiday pay

• Safety recognition awards

• Training to enhance your opportunities for advancement

• Temp to full time work after a short trial period

• No Felonies. No violent misdemeanors. 

• All candidates will have to take a plant safety orientation and pass safety, health and environmental quiz prior to starting the job assignment.


About AdvantaStaff

AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.

Apply Online: advantastaff.com

Call with questions 804-414-1560 or email info@advantastaff.com


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