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CNC Machine Operator



Arvada, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

As a CNC Machine Operator you will be responsible for overseeing the daily functions of Laser and Punch machines. You will use work orders, drawings, sketches, fabrication standards and programs to produce parts on the CNC machines for Crusoe Fabricators.

A Day In The Life:

  • Reads and interprets blueprint designs of the product to be manufactured and sets machines to produce product/components to customer specification.

  • Entering in programs, Or doing post production of already existing programs.

  • Sets up machinery to manufacture parts; loads feed mechanism by lifting sheet metal into position.

  • Makes mechanical and/or program adjustments to ensure parts are meeting quantity and quality requirements.

  • Periodically checks CNC machine to ensure Punch or laser tooling is in good condition and Replacing/sharpening tooling when needed.

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.

  • Maintains equipment through preventative maintenance; following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

  • Performs other related duties that contribute to the success of the operation as assigned by the supervisor.

  • Running tests before the start of operations.

  • Follow safety requirements and maintain certifications.

  • Inspect the machinery and product for quality assurance.

  • Perform daily maintenance on the machinery.

  • Review work orders and programs for accuracy as it pertains to designs and verification of required materials for those designs.

  • Maintain tooling inventory for current and future production for continued efficiency.

  • Utilize the quality control system and the quality control check sheet.

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • 3+ years of experience as a CNC Operator or Machinist. Laser and punch experience preferred but not required.

  • Certificate of 2-year technical degree in Machine Technology, Precision Machining or CNC Operations is preferred but not required.

  • Experience working with shop machinery including: Shear, CNC, and Brake Press

  • Ability to read technical manuals/blueprints/drawings

  • Methodical/analytical problem solving skills, and strong mechanical aptitude

  • Strong organizational/follow-up skills; attention to detail

  • Requires lift, lower, push and pull all sizes of merchandise up to 50 lbs

  • Requires the ability to stand, walk, stoop, & bend for 8 hours or more daily

  • Requires constant use of arms, hands, fingers, eyes, legs, and back

  • Must be detail oriented

  • Must be a team player willing to take on additional roles as needed

  • Have a good attitude and willingness to learn

  • Willing to take a background and drug test

  • Our Company values speak to you, resonate with you, make sense to you and how you desire to work


  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • Pet-friendly offices

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $19-$24 per hour. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.