Machinist Foreman (99397)

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Machinist Foreman

Department - To Be Determined

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Employees at this level supervise highly skilled precision work in the machinist trade. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

A Machinist Foreman typically:

  • assumes responsibility for the care and security of tools and equipment in assigned areas
  • verifies and approves material requisitioned by employees being supervised
  • approves time cards
  • maintains shop records
  • diagnoses faults in machines, apparatus, and equipment and assists in or supervises corrective measures
  • performs highly skilled precession work on repair of instruments and equipment
  • supervises machinists and other assigned personnel
  • performs other related duties as assigned

This posting is for current permanent University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign employees who are working in the Machinist promotional line.

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience sufficient to qualify as a journeyman machinist, with a minimum of nine years of actual work at the trade, including apprentice or vocational training

For more information about this classification:

Machinist Foreman positions are benefits-eligible civil service positions. Most positions are full-time (37.5 hours per week, 12 months per year). The minimum salary is $31.59 per hour.

There may not be current vacancies in this classification.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at and an exam request form for Machinist Foreman. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver's license, professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from [email protected] and [email protected].

For further information regarding application procedures, contact Staff Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: Staff Human Resources
Category: 4-Crafts and Trades
Title: Machinist Foreman (99397)
Open Date: 07/09/2018
Close Date: 07/16/2018
Organization Name: Staff Human Resources Operations





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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 10/16/2018
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