AECOM Machinist in Bagram, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159357BR

Position Title Machinist

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Government

Country Afghanistan

State/Province/Region AFG - Bagram

City Bagram

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity in Afghanistan on the Afghanistan - EAGLE contract for a Machinist . Sets up operates various CNC controlled and conventional mills and latches. Modifies cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operations and save modified programs. Inserts control instructions into machines to produce acceptable components. Calculates machine speed, feeds ratios and size of cut to be made. Sets up and operates CNC and conventional machine tools such as, vertical and horizontal boring mills, bench, plain or universal milling machines, shapers, planers, internal and external grinders, thread grinders, radial drills and uses a variety of auxiliary machine attachments such as rotary tables dividing heads, taper attachments, magnetic chucks, vertical milling heads, tapping attachments, and rotary vises. Lays out work from sketches, work orders and models of parts to be made or other specifications. Perform new job set ups on various types of equipment involving accurate alignment in order to maintain specified tolerances. Maintains dimensional accuracy during these processes through the use of precision measuring instruments such as, caliper, micrometers, surface gauges, height gauges, dial indicators, and comparators. Uses shop mathematics and formulas in computing dimensions and planning work. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must have ability to use relevant machines, instruments and tools.

  • Must possess advanced oral and written communications skills in English.

  • Must be able to accept responsibility, follow orders precisely, and determine when consultation is required.

  • Must have the English language speaking ability to satisfy routine social demands and limited work requirements. Must be able to read simple prose in a form equivalent to typescript or printing on subjects within familiar context.

  • Must be able to pass General Trade Skill PQS within 30 days of hire.

  • NACI /Tier 1 for US Citizens and PCC for Non US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trade School Preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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