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Manual Machinist

Location: HOUSTON, TX

Post Date: 08/07/2019

Our northwest client is looking for Manual Machinists

Job summary

Work on various kinds of electro­mechanical equipment.


Preferred minimum level of education: high school diploma, plus the successful completion of a

hands-on apprenticeship.

Special Skills

Basic mechanical aptitude.

Ability to understand, perform and retain various skill-related training and operational and safety

procedures demonstrated by supervisor.

Physical Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

• Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; talk and hear.

• Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and

reach with hands and arms.

• Occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or


• Clearly see 20+ feet with or without corrective lenses. Have ability for close vision, distance

vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Performed

  • Record all data necessary to produce expected service and /or design results, including sizing’s and illustrations.

  • Use Measuring devices and techniques correctly to assure proper sizings.

  • Perform milling operations such as drilling, tapping, boring, and conventional milling and lathe work using various engine lathes (e.g. horizontal and vertical mills and horizontal boring mills)

  • Balance mechanical assemblies using dynamic balancing equipment

  • Preform various metalizing (metal Spraying) techniques as needed (Optional)

  • Understand material and applications as required.

  • Perform various welding operations (e.g. precision surface facing), broaching procedures, and babbit bearing work

  • Use various hand-held and stationary power and non-power tools, i/c but not limited to: Band saws, belt sanders, hand grinders, files, etc.

  • Lift, tighten, adjust/ secure heavy objects in order to perform work and to observe safety precautions

  • Keep work area neat and clean

  • Assist other machinist in dept.. with skilled or non skilled duties as directed by supervisor or service center mgr.

  • Perform other skilled or non skilled duties as directed

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