Not finding your perfect job, let us help.

Click here to submit your job preferences.

VIP Staffing

Close Menu


Location: Houston, TX

Post Date: 10/10/2018

Perform machining operations on manual lathes up to 28″ swing

Essential Duties:

Turn the outside diameter of round bars; from 2″ to 30″ diameter both hollow tubes and solid bars; to specific close tolerances; plus/minus 0.005″.

Capable of indicating parts in 4-jaw chucks on hollow spindle and engine lathes.

Capable of aligning to the internal bore of parts by wall thickness testing and offsetting part; OD/ID concentric turning.

Able to machine contours, bevels and angles per prints or instructions.

Read and understand blueprints.

Select tool holders and carbide tool geometry plus carbide grades to machine all types of materials including incoloy and inconel grades.

Working use of O.D. and I.D. micrometers as well as T-mike wall thickness testers.

Able to use additional measuring equipment and calculate math equations.

Capable of setting machine parameters to achieve surface finish requirements on materials and optimum use of carbide tools.

Additional Requirements:

Must have complete set of hand tools plus indicators, measuring rules and tapes; OD and ID micrometers

Experience Required: GED or High school diploma. Machine shop and/or lathe trade school helpful. 4-years manual lathe experience operating medium to large lathes.

Please reach out to our West Office at 713.467.2662.

Job Interest

This job is already filled. If you would like us to send you information on jobs similar to this one you can do so by filling out the form below.
Sign up for our Newsletter