Assembler, Painter, Crater

Operations | Lubbock, TX, United States
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Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire an Assembler Painter Crater – Second Shift. This position will assemble turbine pumps of some complexity for shipment or performance testing. In addition, this position will work around and with electrical leads, electric motors and wiring.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assemble turbine pumps of some complexity for shipment or performance testing
  • Read and interpret formal orders and bills of materials.
  • Work around and with electrical leads, electric motors & wiring
  • Work from assembly drawings and layouts.
  • Use hand power tools to do miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Operate overhead cranes and hoist
  • Fabricate wooden crates and skids for pumps and components.
  • Mark crates per the order instructions.
  • Check orders for completeness.
  • Provide weights and dimensions to the export coordinator.
  • Paint pumps using standard and special paints.
  • Support and comply with all safety and 5S requirements related to the position.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • High School Diploma/GED plus 1-2 years of shop related experience.
  • Should be able to read complex drawings and diagrams, use scale, calipers and other measuring instruments.
  • Use shop arithmetic. Should have general knowledge of complete range of pumps made at the operation.
  • Minimum of 12 months experience in assembly, testing, painting, & crating is needed and must be competent in material handling using forklifts and cranes.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Work in standing position 10 hours/shift
  • Considerable arm movement and walking required; bending and stooping
  • Work requires close attention to lifting and handling of medium weight parts up to 35 lbs.  Heavy parts raised to position with chain hoist

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Average shop conditions with some temperature variations due to seasons
  • Subjected to noisy environment requires wearing of ear plugs.
  • Work around and with electrical leads, electric motors & wiring
  • Standard PPE required: safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes with toe and metatarsal guards, gloves and work uniform

EOE including disability and veteran

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