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Manual Lathe Machinist
Ref No.: 18-00963
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Start Date: 07/02/2018
Manual Lathe Machinist
Pay Rate: $24 - $28
Location: NW Houston (77092)
Shift: Days (M-F)
Must have API oilfield threading experience!
Must have own tools!
Summary of Responsibilities: Perform set up and operation of manual machinery (lathe and/or mill) in order to prepare metallic and non-metallic parts required in the production of inflatable packers and downhole tools or other products offered to customers and other clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Review blueprints, drawings, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of part/product, sequence of operations and/or set up requirements. Identify, produce and gauge a variety of straight and taper threads, including Acme and buttress (does not apply to mill positions). Measure, mark and otherwise indicate the dimensions and reference points on the part or material to be used as guides for subsequent machining. Select, align and secure the holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines to include mills, lathes and grinders. Calculate and set controls to regulate various machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow and depth and angle of cut. Start and observe machine operation to detect any malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust the machine controls or control media as necessary. Verify conformance of finished part to ensure that it meets specifications. Confer with production personnel, engineers or others to resolve machining or assembly issues. Perform daily maintenance duties and/or notify supervisor of any equipment-related issues that may require attention. Maintain clean and orderly work area. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS to perform this job successfully: An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience Requires one-year certificate from college or technical school or a minimum of five years related experience.

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