Marine Assembly Technician with Welder certification

Date: Oct 8, 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.


The Marine Assembly Technician performs a variety of assembly operations to assemble small, medium and large sized precision units or sub-assemblies involving a considerable number of parts. Products are usually standardized as to design and function, and assembly methods applied are generally standardized. 

Assembly Technician essential duties & responsibilities: 

  • Set-up, calibrate precision measuring equipment and measure precision parts and assemblies to tolerances of .0002”, record all actual data, complete and sign inspection reports which are sent to the customer. 

  • Visually inspects final components, complete final inspection reports as required. 

  • Performs stock room duties which include inventory cycle counting, receipt of material, and release of material to orders. 

  • Performs boxing of parts to include cleaning, oiling, wrapping, and boxing of final product for shipment. 

  • Performs cleaning, fitting, filing, tapping, reaming, blending, polishing, and aligning to ensure free action of movable parts and operating requirements. 

  • Works from drawings, blueprints, and written specifications. 

  • Uses precision measuring instruments & gauging devices, and performs various quality inspection type procedures to include dimensional verification and nondestructive testing. 

  • Recognizes defective parts. 

  • Soldering, puddling or similar operations. 

  • Properly marks bearings during/after assembly. 

  • Installs various instrumentation components per drawing requirements. 

  • Assumes responsibility for quality and functionality. 

  • Assemble required paperwork and equipment to perform source inspections with the government and/or customer. 

  • Gather required drawings and / or specifications, travel to and perform source inspections at vendor’s location. 

  • Must be able to be qualified to silver solder per applicable procedures. 

  • Must gather testing data, process the data, generate required graphs, and analyze the information for acceptance. 

  • As required, works with customer representatives or travels to customers to provide training, problem solving, or developing processes to ensure quality of final assembled product. 

  • Must be able to handle a variety of material handling equipment (overhead cranes, forklift etc.). 

  • Must be able and willing to travel out of town on short notice (4 hours) for extended periods of time (weeks). 

  • International travel may be required and will require a passport. 

  • Must be able to oversee and provide guidance for disassembly and assembly of bearings installed at customer’s location. 

  • Must be able to generate detailed and accurate service reports. 

Welding essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Receives work assignment from Production Supervisor.  Generally works with moderate supervision. 

  • Check drawing and process sheets for validity.   

  • Perform set-up, assemble and tack weld all items as a unit making sure that pieces are of correct size, quantity, and type of material. 

  • Checks weld for proper size fillet, appearance and quality.   

  • Use burning torch to cut material as required. 

  • Make temporary set-up fixtures and gauges as required. 

  • Heats material to bend or straighten parts. 

  • Finish welding part as required. 

  • Maintain clean and orderly work area. 

  • Perform welds and maintain records to ensure certification qualifications are kept current. 

  • Work closely with manufacturing engineers on all proto-type welds. 

  • Responsible for turning in rate changes (low or high). 

  • Fill out final inspection reports as required. 

  • Ability to set up, program and run the induction hardening machine 

  • Check, edit and adjust canned cycle programs and needed to achieve hardness specifications. 

  • Able to set up and run small tempering oven 

  • Verify part hardness and make process adjustments to achieve specifications.


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. Must be able to work well with teammates, vendors, and customers. 

Must be flexible and willing to work with a moving schedule. Must have patience to work with small micro sized parts. Should have a good aptitude to work with electronics and electronic test equipment. Must be able to provide basic problem-solving skills. 


Education and/or Experience: 

  • Must be willing and capable of receiving a secret clearance

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Welder certificate from college or technical school required

  • One to three months experience and/or training in an manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Prior experience with precision inspection equipment including, but not limited to, micrometers, calipers, height gauges, bore gauges, 

  • Must have basic computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel 


Language Skills: 

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. 

Mathematical Skills: 

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 

Reasoning Ability: 

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

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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 


Must be able to climb a ladder, function on elevated (40 feet) platforms and work in close quarters. 

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 is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  The noise level in some work environments can be loud. 

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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