The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc.
  • 21-Dec-2018 to 19-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • Toolroom
  • Liberty, SC, USA
  • $21.50 plus $1.50 Shift Premium
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, 401k, Life, AD&D, FSA, Paid Vacation, Holidays, and PTO

2nd Shift Machinist
Liberty, SC

Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co. is a world leader in the manufacture of fire sprinklers and related system valves as well as a major distributor of a full line of fire sprinkler system components and fabricated piping solutions to the fire sprinkler industry since 1920.  Today, Reliable is in its fourth generation of Fee Family leadership and has been employees who have served more than 25 years, enhancing its team-family tradition and ability to offer significant stable, long-term career opportunities. 

Are you interested in being part of team atmosphere who plays a crucial role of the fire protection industry's goal of saving lives and reducing property damage?  We have an opportunity for you!     


The Machinists creates and designs machine parts by analyzing specifications, metal stock, setting-up and operating machine tools, and fit and assemble parts, and repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and miscellaneous components using manual and CNC machines. 

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans machining by analyzing work orders, blueprints, sketches, models, and/or descriptions to determine dimensions and setup requirements
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material as guides for subsequent machining as necessary
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines as necessary to machine parts as required
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, depth and angle of cut, and/or enters commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control
  • Responsible for heat treating parts
  • Observes machine operation to detect malfunctions and adjust machine controls as required
  • Measures and inspects tools to verify conformance of finished work
  • Works closely with Engineers, Production, Programmers, Toolmakers to resolve machining and assembly problems
  • Promote a safe workplace by performing all tasks in a safe and thoughtful manner in compliance with all rules, procedures, instructions, devices, equipment and use of appropriate personal protective equipment. Maintain vigilance for any hazardous conditions or practices in the workplace and immediately report any unsafe condition or practice to your supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as directed

 Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Outstanding organization and documentation skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills using logic and analysis to identify strengths and weaknesses
  • Prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent verbal, written and reading comprehension skills
  • Possesses a strong commitment to a team environment while working well with others
  • Well-versed in analyzing and interpreting blueprints, sketches, models, and/or descriptions
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles
  • Ability to apply understanding of machine systems to design, fabricate, maintain, and identify improvement possibilities
  • Working knowledge of machine troubleshooting problems and determine solutions
  • Knowledge of hand tools and large scale machines
  • Solid understanding of mathematics and the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to hold a tolerance as close as + - .0005
  • Well-versed in hydraulics, pneumatics, brazing and soldering
  • Proficient in Computer Numerical Controls
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Parts Management System, CMMS System, Creo and CAD Software

  Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work in a climate controlled manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to be punctual and attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • The person in this position needs to wear appropriate safety clothing and shoes when needed. This includes safety glasses, lift belts and steel toe shoes etc.
  • Ability to perform repetitive rotation and movement of hands and wrists quickly and efficiently
  • Must have good dexterity and hand/eye coordination
  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts
  • Must be able to stand for 60% of the time
  • Occasionally will be expected to lift large materials not to exceed 60 pounds


  • Associate's Degree in CNC Machining and/or Related Field
  • 2 + years in Machining and/or CNC Programming


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Reliable Automatic Sprinkler., Inc. recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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