Subaru Engine Machining Specialist

Subaru Mastermind: Engine Machinist & Builder Wanted!

Do you hear a symphony in the clatter of connecting rods and the whisper of piston rings? Does the meticulous art of engine machining, building & remanufacturing set your pulse racing?

If so, Blue Star Works, the premier Subaru engine machining, building, and remanufacturing specialist in Salt Lake City, wants YOU! We're searching for a true Subaru guru, a master machinist and engine builder to join our elite team and breathe new life into the hearts of these legendary boxer engines.


  • Disassemble, inspect, machine and reassemble Subaru engines and engine components with exacting precision and attention to detail.
  • Hone cylinders, bore cylinders, resurface heads, balance crankshafts, and perform other critical machining tasks to factory and above specifications.
  • Diagnose and rectify machine and build issues, utilizing sophisticated measuring tools and the latest state of the Rottler CNC and manual equipment.
  • Blueprint, Balance crankshafts and rods to ensure smooth, vibration-free operation. Fit pistons and rings.
  • Assemble OEM and high-performance engines using aftermarket components and performance upgrades.

  • Understand the nuances of different Subaru models, years, and engine variations.
  • Know the performance potential of each engine and recommend modifications and procedure for optimal power and reliability.
  • Stay up to date on the latest Subaru engine technologies and engine machine and build methods!


  • Take pride in your work and insist on exceeding perfection in every step of the rebuilding process.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, adhering to strict safety protocols.
  • Use and understand MRP software.
  • Supervise and train machinists and builders.
  • Communicate effectively with technicians, staff and customers, keeping them informed of progress and potential challenges.


  • 5+ years of experience as an engine machinist or builder.
  • Extensive experience with Subaru engines, preferably across various models and years.
  • Proficiency in operating CNC machining centers, honing machines, valve machining center and other engine building and rebuilding equipment.
  • Strong understanding of engine theory and principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a meticulous attention to detail.
  • A proactive and collaborative attitude.
  • An excellent understanding of metrology


    Then prepare to unleash your inner Subaru and machinist builder Jedi!

    At Blue Star Works, we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package. Additional pay and sign on bonus for Rottler trained professional.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge equipment and performance upgrades.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment with fellow Subaru enthusiasts.
  • Chance to build OEM and Performance iconic engines that power dreams and legends.

    Ready to turn your Subaru expertise into a rewarding career?

    Apply today! Send your resume and cover letter to Or apply through our website We can't wait to meet you and hear your Subaru stories!