CNC Machinist Apprenticeship

Huntsville, AL |Co-op
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics is seeking a CNC Machinist Apprentice to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the Unites States engaging in defense, space, and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Apprentices will learn the following skill sets during the program:

  • Part Layout prior to machining
  • Setup and operate manual milling machines.
  • Setup and operate manual lathe machines.
  • Setup and program, operate CNC Mill and Lathes
  • Conduct general housekeeping and maintenance.


Dynetics Apprenticeship is a competency-based program. During the apprenticeship, the apprentice shall receive work experience and job-related education in all phases of the occupation, including safe work practices, necessary to develop the skill and proficiency of a skilled professional.

  • The term of the apprenticeship is 36 competencies, supplemented by the 1,530 total hours of related instruction, resulting in 2 MTT certificates.
  • Apprentices will attend college work instruction during Non-Work/Non-Paid Hours. Tuition and books are covered by Dynetics last-dollar scholarship.
  • Apprentices shall be paid a progressively increasing schedule of wages as apprentices attain proficiency in competencies.
  • Completion of program is 2 years or less based on competency completions.


Equal Employment Opportunity Pledge

Dynetics will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older.

Dynetics will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.


Your Right to Equal Opportunity

It is against the law for a sponsor of an apprenticeship program registered for Federal purposes to discriminate an apprenticeship applicant or apprentice based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age (40 years or older), genetic information, or disability. The sponsor must ensure equal opportunity with regard to all terms, conditions, and privileges associated with apprenticeship. If you think that you have been subjected to discrimination, you may file a complaint within 300 days from the date of the alleged discrimination or failure to follow the equal opportunity standards with Josh Laney with the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship located at One Technology Court, Montgomery, Alabama 36116. Phone number is 334-280-4414 and email address is You may also be able to file complaints directly with the EECO, or State fair employment practices agency. If those offices have jurisdiction over the sponsor/employer, their contact information is listed below. The EEOC can be reached at 1-800-669-4000.


Basic Qualifications

  • Applicant must have a high school diploma, General Education Development (GED) equivalency.
  • In addition to the apprenticeship application, applicants must complete an application to the Community College training provider and be granted admission into the training program.
  • Ability to understand and carry out general instructions.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Other Qualifications

Completion of high school technical trade school is a plus.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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