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Req No.:  6951

Machinist I

Product Service:  R&T Downhole Tools

Houston, TX, US, 77042

Position Summary

General Description: The primary role of the Machinist I is to be responsible for Machining parts for Oil Field products using CNC Lathes, CNC Mills, CNC Lasers. Candidate will produce complex parts from a variety of materials, within close tolerances, without assistance.

Key Accountabilities
  • Must be able to run and operate: CNC Lathe, CNC Mill and CNC Lasers (preferred).
  • Positions parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements.
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings and blueprints.
  • Must be able to identify various parts used in assembly of products.
  • Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and subassemblies.
  • Will need to identify and use with proficiency the appropriate tools to prepare, strip and crimp appropriate wires used in assembly
  • Prevents/corrects assembly issues by altering dimensions to meet specifications;
  • Notifies supervisor of any issues, concerns, or need for additional resources.
  • Able to perform at an average of 70% efficiency or better, abiding by company standards.
  • Will need to maintain labor records transactions - utilizing company MRP (Great Plains).
  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs. Must be able to abide by all company SOP’s and safety regulations.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Must be able to eliminate waste and hazards.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must possess ability to sit for long periods.
  • Must be able to utilize basic hand and power tools safely.
  • Communication and interpersonal relationships to interact effectively with co-workers and supervisors to convey information and to receive work direction.
  • Must be able to read, write, comprehend and follow written instructions in English.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships with teammates and supervisors.
  • Must have the ability to adapt to ever changing environment.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and react professionally to unplanned events.
  • Performs extra related work as required.
  • Some overtime may be required and or night-shift.
Required Experience and Education
  • Must have completed and achieved a high school diploma.
  • Must have 1+ years’ experience working on any of, or all of the following machines: CNC Lathe, CNC Mill, CNC Lasers (preferred).
  • Prior experience must show manufacturing close tolerances of (+/-.0005”), and surface finishes of 16 RMS or better.0005.”
  • Applicable certifications are preferred.
  • Candidates having worked in previous oil field environment a plus.
  • Must be able to read and write English fluently.
  • Must be able to communicate orally in English.
  • Must be able to pass both a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, and a criminal background.


Required Travel:  None 
Number of Openings:  1 
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt  
Type of Position:      
Position Status:  Full Time 
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Nearest Major Market: Houston