Babbitt Technician

Date: Jul 11, 2021

Location: Antigo, US, 54409

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.


Dover Precision Components is hiring for its brand of Waukesha Bearings. Our facility is climate controlled, ISO certified, and we provide competitive benefits. Included in our benefits are shift premiums, Company provided uniforms, and a tuition reimbursement program.

I.                    SUMMARY:


Properly clean tin, and babbitt ferrous and non ferrous materials in a wide variety of sizes of bearings.




  • Receive work assignments from Focused Factory Manager, Leadman, or Planner/Scheduler.
  • Works from routings, drawings, process sheets, setup sheets, and verbal instructions from Supervisor.
  • Prepares bearings for babbitting:  Properly clean in acid and water tanks for specified period of time, Dip in tin pot for specified amount of time.
  • Mount bearings on proper plate fixture on machine and pour correct amount of babbitt cool with water and remove bearing from plate.
  • Static pouring of babbitt on pads, etc.  Use correct fixture and mount on table for pouring.
  • Maintain ample tin in tin tank and correct amount of babbitt in babbitt pot.
  • Report any noticed discrepancies to Focused Factory Manager, or Leadman.
  • Employees must wear protective eye wear either tight fitting chemical goggles or face shields and insulated gloves, at the open tanks.  “Meaning” when rinsing parts with door open.  Putting parts in and/or taking them out of the tin tank, and when pouring and/or spinning parts with babbitt.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Performs work of an equal or lower classification on a temporary basis as required.
  • Perform work assignments in a safe manner.
  • Responsible for turning in rate changes (low or high).
  • Fill out final inspection reports as required.
  • Notify supervisor of damaged material and/or any discrepancies on the number of parts.
  • Operate CRT for Data Entry.
  • Maintain all tanks per specified procedures and record results.





This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


IV.               QUALIFICATIONS:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


VI.               LANGUAGE SKILLS:


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.




Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.




Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


IX.               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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


X.                  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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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