Tool, Die & Gunsmithing machinist needs A job!

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by tresmon, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. tresmon

    tresmon Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    First post.. and a tough one. Ive been lurking here for a while.

    Long Story short: old company: poor economy forced layoff- lost my job.

    new company: worked there 5 months. Japanese owned/ran "samurai" style.
    I had worked there 5 months. At the one year employment mark, i would have got a weeks worth of vacation time. Also the FMLA leave act would have covered me.

    They have a ZERO TOLERANCE attendance policy. If you don't have vacation time to cover it, you can not miss one minute of work.

    Sunday the 3rd. my first child was born;Cesarean. We were released from the hospital tuesday the 5th. I stayed home with my wife for one more days for her/me to get some sleep. i returned on thursday. Long story short- now I'm fired, with a 2 week old baby.

    I'm needing work in the E. TN or W. Nc area. Any intersting offer in any "outdoorsy"
    location will be considered. I'm a career machinist and competative shooter. I have never been employed as a gunsmith, but do all my own gunsmithing as well as for close firends. I want to get tinto that area full time.

    On a brighter note- I bagged a whitetail at 313 yds with a 16" carbine AR- with my deer sweet wife sitting next to last fall. Thanks.

    Tres

    TresandMary@hotmail.com
     
  2. summitsitter

    summitsitter Well-Known Member

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    Man that sucks. Sorry to hear that. Good luck with the job and the kid.
     

  3. vintec

    vintec Well-Known Member

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    can you run a boring mill
     
  4. tresmon

    tresmon Well-Known Member

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    Yes I can run a boring mill, it's boring, but I'm not choosey!

    Thanks,
    Tres
     
  5. msalm

    msalm Well-Known Member

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    I know at one time (not too long ago) Lawton Machine in Montana (I believe) was looking for good machinist help. It was listed on their website.
     
  6. tresmon

    tresmon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! I will inquire.

    Tres
     
  7. msalm

    msalm Well-Known Member

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