Position Summary

Manual Machinist is responsible for manually operating machines and producing complex production and prototype parts to high tolerance design specifications in an accurate, cost effective and timely manner.

Position Key Accountabilities:
  • Operates all equipment and tools with the utmost attention to safety and professionalism.
  • Able to operate Lathes, cylindrical grinders, and HBM from part set up to job completion.
  • Capacity to learn thread rolling.
  • Capable of reading and understanding: outside and inside micrometers, vernier calipers, vernier height and depth gauges.
  • Studies blueprints, drawings, schematics, engineering information, or sample parts to determine product dimensions and tolerances as well as best method and sequence of operations needed to fabricate parts.
  • Selects appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used for machining work.
  • Calculates dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and calipers.
  • Align/secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, and materials onto machines.
  • Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Fabricates and manufactures various parts using drawings or sample parts.
  • Measures, examines and tests completed parts in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Ensures all work is performed to the highest standards of quality and safety with regards to tight machining tolerances.
  • Other duties as assigned including mechanic work on various Reciprocating Compressor Components.
  • Knowledge of Reciprocating Compressor Components: IE packing cases, valves, and piston and rods.
  • Able to trouble shoot Reciprocating Compressor associated with packing cases, valves, piston and rods.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills a must.
  • Ability to multi–task and prioritize daily tasks.
Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

A minimum of 5–7 years of machining experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 25 pounds constantly to move objects. Ability to climb stairs and a ladder as required.