Toolmaker Apprentice

Liverpool, NY /
Engineering & Technology – Model Shop /
Full-Time
Wireless technology now impacts nearly every aspect of daily life around the world.  As the fastest-growing global tech company, JMA designs and delivers cutting-edge wireless technology solutions that modernize how people learn, work, live and play, like never imagined. We power today’s leading industries through next generation software-based 5G, private wireless networks, 5G-ready antennas and connectors, and advanced indoor 5G capabilities — all manufactured in the U.S.  Our headquarters, along with the first-of-its-kind 5G campus are located in Syracuse, NY, with innovative tech hubs around the world. Join our team to shape the future of wireless technology and elevate how people experience the world!    

We are looking for a motivated individual who wants to join our team as a recognized NYS Apprentice and train under the guidance an experienced team of Journeyman Toolmakers! Apprenticeship programs offer a wide range of opportunities to learn a specific skill and use it toward a new career. Upon completion of this apprenticeship program, this person is awarded Journeyman status in the Toolmaking industry and that status is Nationally recognized! 

Duties and Responsibilities to achieve:

    • Attain NYS Apprentice Certification: Complete 8000 hours of on-the-job training and additional classroom/online training including training after work hours
    • All aspects of Shop Safety
    • Ability to use various precision measuring tools and gauges to verify parts are being made to specification
    • Operate various machinery in the shop including saws, drills, mills, lathes, grinders, heat treat oven, etc.
    • Computer programs like Solid Works, Mastercam and Microsoft Office
    • Proficient with print reading

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
    • Strong mechanical aptitude
    • Comfortable working on and around machinery  
    • Safety conscious
    • Basic computer skills
    • Able to perform general shop mathematics including trigonometry

Metrics for the position:

    • Quality of output.
    • Efficiency and responsiveness to deadlines.
    • Responsiveness to immediate needs (overtime, new ideas, etc.)
    • Team oriented


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JMA offers a total rewards package designed to support your life, both in and outside of work.  When you join our team, you have immediate access to numerous benefits and perks that fit your specific needs. Whether you're looking for employee discounts, financial, legal and/or childcare resources and support, we have you covered! We believe in providing comprehensive health and wellness coverage along with monetary rewards towards health goals, in addition to numerous company-provided personal protection benefits at no additional cost to you. Investing in our employees is our #1 priority.  Are you in?

At JMA Wireless, we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate, support, and thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. JMA Wireless is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristic.