Manual Machinist

Houston, TX

Post Date: 08/21/2017 Job ID: 42006 Industry: Machine Operator Pay Rate: $24.00-$28.00

Weiler Manual Machinist- Houston, TX 77092

JOB FAIR: Tue 9/5- Thur 9/7 at our Corporate office at 21840 Northwest Freeway, Suite E, Cypress, TX 77429, M-F, 10am-3pm. Bring updated resume and 2 valid forms of IDs

Now Hiring for a Weiler Manual Machinist in the NW Houston Area, SECOND SHIFT. This is a Temp to Hire, Paying $24.00- $28.00/ hr, depending on experience! MUST HAVE OWN TOOLS!


  • Perform set up and operation of manual machinery (Weiler) in order to prepare metallic and non-metallic parts required in the production of inflatable packers and downhole tools or other products offered to our customers and other clients.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Requires a one-year certificate from a college or technical school with a minimum of three (3) years running
  • Weiler machines; minimum of five (5) years work experience in lieu of certificate running Weiler machines is acceptable.
  • Must be able to accurately program and set up machine tools within Weiler Sinumerik operating system.
  • Must have API oilfield tapered threading experience (Buttress, IF, 8 round etc.) as well as experience cutting Acme, Stub Acme, and other straight and tapered threads.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write and/or complete routine reports.

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