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Rotor Technician

Company Overview

Since 1993 our mission has been to provide competitive, quality products backed by exceptional service and technical support. With our 100% focus on downhole motor power sections, PV has over twenty years of design, manufacture, application and service experience to ensure that customers receive the optimum power section solution.

PV Fluid Products specializes in the design, supply and support of mud motor power sections used in downhole, horizontal and directional drilling. The power section design is based on the progressing cavity (pc) moineau principle.

Job Summary

The Rotor Technician is responsible for performing manual labor along a production line. Additionally, under the direction of the Rotor Supervisor, the Rotor Technician is responsible for quality parts produced on CNC machines, including but not limited to, lathes, milling, and polishing machines.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Loading parts, operate controls, set offsets, debur and inspect quality parts for conformance to requirements.
  • Load parts into the Mill, Polisher, and Mazak; prove programs, operate controls, and make simple edits to programs.
  • Measure and mark dimensions and reference points on material or work pieces as a guide for subsequent machining.
  • Detect equipment malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining.
  • Adjust machines, within capabilities, control or control media, as required, to ensure the quality of production.
  • Report all machine malfunctions to the Rotor Shop Supervisor.
  • Operate within standard operation procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).
  • Operate overhead cranes to move product to and from work cells, if required.
  • Operate forklifts and lifting devices for movement of parts, if required.
  • Complete Production Control Sheets.
  • Perform minor preventive maintenance (PM) on production line machinery at the direction of the Operator.
  • Conduct dimensional tests, as required.
  • Provide QA inspection testing to the Mechanical Machine Shop engaged in the production of high quality milled products, as required.
  • Perform dimensional inspection on API threads to certify compliance with API standards, as required.
  • Conduct final inspection and document control produced product, as required.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Assist Mechanics and Machinists in repair work.
  • Data entry for computerized production control.
  • Measuring and inspect completed parts. 
  • Complete process documentation required in the cell.
  • Communicate with Rotor Shop Supervisor, Engineering, Production, Quality, and other Shop personnel for assignments, as well as to resolve machining or quality issues.
  • Adhere and comply with state, federal, Company, and HSE regulations within the scope of the job requirements.
  • Study and interpret drawings, manuals, specifications, and sample parts in order to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Support and participate in the organization’s Continual Improvement Program to conform to ISO 9001:2015 requirements by complying with the Quality Policy and procedures and meeting QMS objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Technical degree in mechanical measurements or testing preferred, as required.

Experience

  • Experience working in a machine shop required.
  • 3 years of experience operating CNC machines, including lathes and milling machines, in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Experience using basic measuring devices (i.e. calipers, micrometers, shim gauges), as required.
  • Experience working in an ISO 9001:2015 environment a plus.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Attention to detail.
  • Produces error-free work.
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Self-starter who thinks of innovative, faster ways to accomplish tasks.
  • Works with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to our dynamic environment.
  • Able to work well in a team environment.
  • Must possess basic reading and writing skills.
  • Must possess basic math skills, including: adding, subtracting, multiplication, division, geometry, and algebra for the purpose of calculating material fabrication.
  • Must possess manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing facilities. Knowledge and application of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments. Instruments may include, but are not limited to, the following: calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages, indicators, and scales.
  • Knowledge of reading drawings and specifications with an intermediate understanding of geometric tolerancing and dimensions.
  • Knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars, fixtures, inserts, and other accessories used on various machines.
  • Knowledge of the use of API thread gages to measure lead, taper, and standoff, as required.
  • Able to operate a forklift and lifting devices for parts movement.
  • Able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Able to communicate in English (both written and orally) as it relates to the job.
  • Able to work flexible shifts with changing work schedules.
  • Adaptable to a changing work environment and competing demands.
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Physical and Safety Requirements

  • Sitting, bending, standing, walking, 8-10 hours per day.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must comply with any safety or PPE requirements.
  • Exposure to production environment.
  • Reasonable accommodations are made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
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