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Babbitt Technician


Houston, TX, US, 77047

Work Arrangement:  Onsite


Dover Precision Components ‘DPC’ (‘the Company’) is part of Dover Corporation’s (‘the Parent Company’) Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently.



Dover Precision Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China.



We are diligent in recognizing our employees’ needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. We are Dover Precision Components, #LifeAtDPC



This position properly cleans, tins, and babbitt ferrous and non-ferrous materials in a wide variety of sizes of bearings. This includes cleaning and preparing bearings and components for babbitting process such as spinning, TIG, and puddling.  This position must have the ability to perform the following:


What You'd Do:  


  • Works from routings, drawings, process sheets, setup sheets, and verbal instructions.
  • Follows babbitting standard operating procedures (SOP) that may include cleaning and acid washing of components, dipping or coating components in molten tin, adding babbitt to components utilizing a spinning method, and/or static pouring of babbitt onto components.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area to 5S standards.
  • Perform work assignments in a safe manner. Employees must wear protective eye wear either tight fitting chemical goggles or face shields and insulated gloves.
  • Fill out in-process inspection reports, as required.
  • Notify supervisor of damaged material and/or any discrepancies
  • Disassembles bearings, as required.
  • Determines areas that need to be repaired.
  • Inspects own work making sure tolerances and finishes are as prescribed.
  • Reassembles bearings, as required.


What You'd Bring:

Minimum required qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5-10 years of related experience
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Ability to set-up manual machines


The ideal candidate possesses the following experience, skills, and abilities:

  • Experience machining finish-grade components to tight tolerances
  • TIG and/or welding experience
  • Experience with ultrasonic testing and dye penetrate testing
  • General bearing knowledge
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Ability to review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.


Physical Requirements:

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 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Working Conditions:

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.



We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.


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.


Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact hr@doverprecision.comfor assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.






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