Date: Apr 23, 2022

Location: Odessa, TX, US

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.




Skilled to setup, adjust and operate CNC lathes and/or mills and special types of machine tools. Performs diversified machining operations largely on standard work having tolerance and finish specifications requiring a general knowledge of machining practices and techniques.




  • Works from drawings, sketches and specifications in completing various machining operations.
  • Performs machine set ups to obtain close tolerances, fitting and alignment of machined parts.
  • Obtains required inspections on first pieces of a run according to prescribed procedure and performs inspections on work-in-progress using a wide variety of measuring devices.
  • Ability to generate CNC programs to manufacture parts per blueprints/drawings
  • Completes and maintains all necessary records of time, part counts, first piece inspections, and requisition forms, etc. for each job.
  • Makes jigs, fixtures or other specialized non-production devices as qualified and assigned.
  • Acquires raw material, supplies, tools, etc. when necessary.
  • Maintains work area in a clean, safe, and orderly fashion and conforms to all quality procedures and standards.
  • Assists in the training of other machinists as requested.
  • Performs first piece inspections on basic product for other machinists, as qualified and assigned.
  • Grinds tools when necessary.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance of machines according to PM schedule.
  • Troubleshoots drawings, machining, tooling, programming, material, etc. and making competent decisions pertaining to job at hand.
  • Operates machinery/equipment in a safe manner.
  • Utilizes Geometric Dimension & Tolerance as called out on print.
  • Gives feedback on trends, and recommending process improvements.
  • Maintains and monitors machine shop equipment. Safeguards against improper use and incorrect set ups to prevent extensive damage to machine or specific sections.
  • Ensures proper machine set up and accurate interpretation of prints and specifications to prevent damage to material. Detects errors with frequent tolerance/quality checks.
  • Responsible for own level of production. Works independently with little likelihood of injury. May provide some training to others.



Education and Experience:


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of trade school apprenticeship or equivalent shop experience. 
  • Technical training in shop math and blueprint reading is necessary to perform the job. 


Mental/Visual/Physical Effort:


  • Walks, stands, reaches, and bends frequently. Periodic lifting of moderate to heavy items may be required. Possesses good hand/eye coordination.

Physical Hazards:


  • Minimal exposure to severe accidents. Normal operations require eye protection. Additional safety equipment may be required.

Material Hazards:


  • Illness or injury from materials present in normal working environment is unlikely.

Working Conditions:


  • Exposure to normal machine shop environment with periodic noise. Limited disagreeable factors present.


*Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates.

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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Texas : Odessa || Americas : United States : Texas : Midland

Sub Division : Cook Services US - E0051

Job Requisition ID : 42014

Nearest Major Market: Midland
Nearest Secondary Market: Midland

Job Segment: Machinist, Industrial, CNC, Manufacturing