The Logistics Company, Inc. is seeking applicants for the following position:

Tool and Die Maker
Requisition Code:22-KNOX-029
Open Date:9/19/2022
Work Location:Fort Knox (KY)
Job Description:

The Tool and Die Maker constructs and repairs jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, gauges, or metal dies or molds used in shaping or forming metal or nonmetallic material (e.g., plastic, plaster, rubber, glass). Work typically involves: planning and laying out work according to models, blueprints, drawings, or other written or oral specifications, understanding the working properties of common metals and alloys, selecting appropriate materials, tools, and processes required to complete task, making necessary shop computations, and setting up and operating various machine tools and related equipment. Work for someone in this position also involves using various Tool and Die Maker's hand tools and precision measuring instrument, working to very close tolerances, heat-treating metal parts and finished tools and dies to achieve required qualities, and fitting and assembling parts to prescribed tolerances and allowances. In general, the Tool and Die Maker's work requires rounded training in machine shop and tool room practice usually acquired through formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. All work is accomplished IAW with the applicable Army regulations, DA PAMs, Technical Manuals, Technical Bulletins, and Repair Manuals.


2 years demonstrated experience and documented training from an accredited agency.  The Tool and Die Maker, makes replacement parts for mechanical equipment. Work involves most of the following: interpreting written instructions and specifications, planning and laying out of work, using a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments, setting up and operating standard machine tools. This incumbent is responsible for the shaping of metal parts to close tolerances, making standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds of machining; knowledge of the working properties of the common metals, selecting standard materials, parts, and equipment required for this work; and fitting and assembling parts into mechanical equipment. In general, the machinist's work normally requires a rounded training in machine-shop practice, usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.  Ability to identify needed remedies or improvements, and recommend solutions.  Skilled in effective oral and written communication to explain regulations, update policy and instructions, conduct investigations, provide program information to management and customers, and coordinate the day-to-day operations of the organization's operation. The employee chooses, interprets and adapts available guidelines (that often contain conflicting or ambiguous instructions) to specific assignments, and recommends changes to those policies.  Candidate must be able to perform all the tasks not exclusive of those described in the job description section.   Must be U.S. citizen and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English proficiently and have the ability to clearly and concisely communicate both orally and in writing.   Must be proficient in the use of computers and MS Office Software.   Must be able to obtain a CAC and work the assigned shift hours.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license; may be required to be licensed to operate Government provided vehicle.  This job description is meant to be a guide.  It is not intended to limit in any way the duties an employee may be required to perform.  This job description may be updated at the discretion of the company.