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Skidabrader is looking for a full time CNC Machinist. See below for details.

Job Description:

Skidabrader produces highly technological precision parts, components, and assemblies.
Visit our website at http://skidabrader.com to view pictures of our new, state of the art facility.

At Skidabrader, you will experience a unique environment, not typical of most machining businesses. Our shop is conveniently located at 240 Haddox Road in Ruston, LA and offers a clean, comfortable, and air-conditioned/heated workspace.

Hours are 7 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., Monday- Friday.


  • 2+ Years’ experience required.
  • High School degree or equivalent required.
  • Must have the ability to setup CNC Lathe and/or Milling machine centers with G Code interpretation and editing ability required.
  • Experience with HAAS machines are a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of cutting tools and work holding devices required.
  • CAM software knowledge is a plus.
  • Knowledge of machining principles to improve the efficiency of scheduled jobs also required.
  • Self-motivated and possess positive attitudes and an aptitude for learning.


  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; GD&T.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces; adhering to international standards, which includes a maximum lift weight of 5-15 pounds. All heavier materials must be transported by forklift/pallet for employee safety.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations which never require work that could intentionally cause harm to you or other employees.

Work Environment:

  • Shop work with occasional office work on PC.
  • Working with hazardous materials, including fuels, lubricants, solvents, and batteries.
  • Normal 8-hour work day, occasional workdays or up to 10 hours or more.
  • Rapidly changing workload, priorities, demands, schedules, and deadlines.

Job Type: Full-time

Send Resume to : avery.haworth@blastrac.com
or call 318-251-1935

240 Haddox Road, Ruston, Louisiana 71270


At Skidabrader we utilize our world class specialized pavement texturing equipment to improve the safety and skid resistance of North America’s highways, bridges, and airport runways. We are currently looking for CDL drivers with heavy equipment operating experience to join our team traveling to various locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive wages and benefits. Pay scale is determined by experience. Please include your salary requirements.

  • Our candidates will be responsible for the safe transportation, operation, and maintenance of specialized pavement surface abrasion equipment.
  • The position requires extensive travel to various locations throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Candidate will operate a variety of construction/maintenance type equipment in the light to heavy class for road care and construction.
  • The candidate will provide routine and manual labor work requiring heavy lifting on jobsites, during mobilization and demobilization, and will assist with cleaning and maintaining the equipment when not on jobsites.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to follow the direction of the lead/job foreman with regards to daily production schedule and activities
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form.
  • Must be able to safely uses tools and equipment
  • Candidate should have the ability to make minor repairs, including welding, and performs preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of highway construction and maintenance methods and equipment is a plus.
  • Must be able to effectively communicating verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.

Job Type: Full-time

Send Resume to : avery.haworth@blastrac.com
or call 318-251-1935

240 Haddox Road, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

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