Kirby Risk
  • - Mechanical Solutions and Service
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Available

Do you pride yourself on your machining and repair skills? Do you have a demonstrated mechanical aptitude and good communication skills?

 If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Machinist at Kirby Risk Mechanical Solutions and Service in

Lafayette, Indiana!

Come join Kirby Risk and be part of a great team!

Kirby Risk provides a full benefits package, including Medical, RX, Dental, Vision, Life, Employee Assistance Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, and a 401K Plan as well as PTO.  

Position Summary

In this position you will perform drilling, cutting, turning, milling, grinding, metallizing, banding, balancing, and welding operations on electric motors, pumps, gear reducers and other electrical and mechanical apparatus and components.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Determining the extent and method of repair and performing the repair.

  • Balancing mechanical assemblies.

  • Drafting prints in a legible and timely manner and manufacturing parts, such as motor shafts, based on accurate measurement.

  • Performing minor dis-assembly and assembly as required.

  • Acting as a backup driver as needed and complying with all DOT regulations.

Primary requirements include:

  • High school diploma, GED, Trade School coursework or equivalent work experience.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to read blueprints.

  • Previous experience in machining and mechanical repair is preferred, as well as the ability to demonstrate mechanical aptitude.


  • Valid driver's license & DOT physical: (IN-Chauffeur)
  • Clear or Acceptable driver's license check
  • Verified employment/driving check for previous 10 years
  • Forklift Certification
  • Maintain a minimum of 10 hours documented training annually (may include safety and ISO).


The candidate must have the ability to push, pull, lift or carry up to 75 lbs. and walk plant floor. The ability to talk or hear, both in person and by telephone, is also required, as well as occasional travel.

What's the company culture like at Kirby Risk?

The roots of this continuously successful 90-year-old organization are reflected in its Midwestern values; hard working, engaged, caring people, who treat one another and our customers with the utmost respect and approach their work with a sense of urgency. 

To be considered for this position, please apply online by

Wednesday October 18, 2017.

Refer to Job #01784. Email questions to

Any responses not reflecting the education/skills/experience required will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer


The Kirby Risk Mechanical Solutions and Service Team prides themselves in providing quality services safely, efficiently, and on time to our customers!


This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Kirby Risk


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