Cook Compression
  • 19-Apr-2017 to 18-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Ops
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time


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


Responsibilities (should be able to perform most of the following) :

  • 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
  • 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 or production. Works independently. May provide training to others.


  • 5 -10 years of trade school, apprenticeship or equivalent experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience machining finish-grade components to tight tolerances
Cook Compression
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

    By clicking the button above, I agree to ApplicantPro's Applicant Information Use Policy.

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share this Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
About Us Home Careers Products Aftermarket Service Emission Solutions Literature News Events Contact