First Name
Last Name

Yahya Moore

Engineering Studies - CIMT

Machinist Intern at Tobyhanna Army Depot

Photo of young man, dark hair and short beard, wearing shirt and sport jacket

Where is your hometown?
Watertown, MA

What is your degree program?

What is your graduation date from RIT/NTID?
May / 8 /2020

Where is your place of employment?
Tobyhanna Army Depot

What is your job title?
Machinist Intern

What are your work responsibilities?

  • Industrial worker with the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command
  • Assisted in the upgrading and integration of Command, Control, Computer, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems for all branches of the Armed Forces
  • Worked with milling machines to produce needed parts for Armored Personnel Carriers and Mobile Rocket Launchers
  • Produced sheet metal for necessary repairs to armored vehicles
  • Operated various cutting machines to produce needed parts based on blueprint specifications

How does your career relate to your degree from RIT/NTID?
My degree is in Computer Integrated Machining Technology, and I had an opportunity to work on CNC Machines and Manual Milling. I learned how to operate these machines properly, and in turn helped produce parts for the Army at Tobyhanna.

Do you have any advice for any current students attending RIT/NTID?
My advice would be simple—stay focused on your studies and don’t lose track of your goals!