Welcome To Teton Machine Company - Applying For The Teton Machine Company- Join our team Position

Want to learn a lifelong skill while getting paid?  Then our company might be for you.  We offer entry level training in machine operations.  This is not just dirt and grease.  Our machines require people that are mechanical, can operate computers, desire to learn blueprint reading, tooling skills and much more.  Our machines are some of the newest in the industry and allow you to learn how to produce complicated and sometimes very small machined parts.  Each piece we make requires dedication to the highest "Made in the USA" quality we have been known for.

Below is a descriptive outline of the skills a machinist will learn.  We hope you will take the time to fill out our survey and application so that we can have the opportunity to meet with you.  We are an Employee Owned Company that requires drug testing so that all operators maintain safety with every job they perform.

We offer good starting hourly wage with the opportunity for increases as you learn skills and show your commitment to our Employee Owner Company.  Our BENEFITS package is topnotch with Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401K matching, Health Savings matching, Long Term Disability, and the option for employees to purchase other coverages they might desire.

Learn on the job, get paid while you learn, avoid the high cost of college while learning a lifelong trade and become an owner of the company you work for.  If you are unfamiliar with ESOP Companies then look it up and see the advantages of being an owner.  We look forward to your application.



Hands-on operation of a variety of machines and processes in any area assigned or needed.

This is your chance to learn on the job.  Precision machining can be a lifetime job that allows for advancement as you learn and grow in your skill level.  




  • Trainable in blueprint reading
  • Safely operate machines
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Maintain tight tolerances on parts as specified
  • Measures parts with precision instruments                                                    
  • Use care in handling parts
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct threat to the individual or others.



  • Counts and tags parts by hand, counterweight scale or electronic scale
  • Cleans area and machines, and parts pans, etc.
  • Removes chips from machines
  • Changes coolant oil or water soluble solution





  • Must successfully complete “New Employee Orientation”
  • Must successfully complete Q.C. orientation
  • Be able to read blueprints and technical drawings
  • Be able to perform tasks involving manual dexterity, i.e. measuring with micrometers, calipers, etc., loading parts for secondary operations, etc.
  • Lift 30 lbs.



  • May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, product, or precision level, or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name.
  • Be able to stand or sit for long periods of time     



  • CNC lathes
  • CNC mills
  • Secondary machines: Feelers, sander, buffer, etc.
  • Operate machines and assist in other areas as assigned or needed including but not limited to: lathes, mills, hones, surface grinder, assembly area, cleaning parts.



Teton Machine is 100% employee owned (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) and offers health benefits (medical, vision, dental and HSA), ESOP retirement plan, competitive pay, paid vacation, and 401k plan. Teton was founded in Jackson WY in 1952 and has been in business in Payette, ID since 1981. Teton offers a safe work environment with opportunities for growth.


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