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Valve Technician/Shop Assistant

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Denver
Posted on: June 15, 2019

Job Description:

Job Title: Valve Technician/Shop Assistant

Location: Denver CO

Duration: Temp to Hire

Pay: $20.00-$22.00/hr. DOE

Kelly Services is seeking a reliable and skilled Valve Tech/Shop Assistant who will be primarily responsible for disassembling, cleaning, assembling and inspecting all items that come through the facility for reconditioning services.

The valve tech is a position for the machine shop and compressor repair facility. The valve tech is responsible for disassembling, assembling and inspecting all items that come through the facility for reconditioning and prior to delivery to the customer with guidance. The valve tech's responsible for maintaining a clean and effective work area for disassembly, assembly, and inspection. Additional facility maintenance may be required.

All incoming work requires initial inspection (with the use of micrometers and calipers), disassembly, cleaning, documentation, and organization of work.

Assembly of products requires a high level of attention to detail, ability to read bill of materials and prints to verify accuracy of assembly and parts and final documentation and inspection.

Additional responsibilities could include:

  • The use of lathes, mills, lapping equipment, and other machine shop equipment with the applicable skill set or training.

  • Assistance in shipping and receiving department

  • Assistance in other areas of the facility as required


    • Follow directions both written and verbal

    • High level of attention to detail

    • Assemble (disassembly) valves/packing cases correctly and in a timely manner.

    • Test all valves and packing cases according to company procedures.

    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

    • Participate in company Lean and 5S initiatives

    • Be available for overtime, weekends, and holidays on an as needed basis.

    • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints and specifications

    • Perform cleaning, fitting, filing, tapping, reaming, blending, polishing and aligning to ensure free action and proper operation of movable parts

    • Set-up and calibrate precision measuring equipment and measure precision parts and assemblies to tolerances of +/- .001"

    • Record data and complete inspection reports

    • Use precision measuring instruments, gauging devices and perform various quality inspection procedures including but not limited to; dimensional verification, nondestructive testing, UT and Megger Test

    • Properly mark bearings during/after assembly

    • Install and verify functionality of instrumentation

    • Perform visual inspection of components, complete final inspection reports, complete Certificate of Conformance reports and release product for shipment

    • Recognize defective parts

    • Grind components as needed

    • Demonstrate effective communication & leadership skills with other shop employees

    • Work closely with the other valve techs and shop supervisor to ensure that parts with nonconformance issues are resolved in a timely manner. Anticipated issues with a job are communicated in a timely manner.

    • Superficial deburring and cleaning in addition to "quick fix" machining operations.

    • Assume responsibility for quality and functionality of parts and assemblies

    • Participate in daily reviews of workflow and continuous improvement

    • Use of cleaning equipment (i.e. Sand blasters, parts washers, shot blaster, etc.), lapping machines, hand tools, pneumatic tooling.

    • Lathe and mill machining with applicable skill set (not required)


      • High School Diploma or equivalent

      • Direct experience and/or training in reciprocating compressors a plus

      • Manual machining experience a plus

      • Ability to work and/or stand for 8 hours

      • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


        Qualified candidates should email resume and references for consideration to

        Kelly Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
        Why Kelly--?

        Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

        industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

        source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

        with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

        and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

        hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

        professional interests.


        Kelly Services--

        As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

        Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

        committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

        is The Law.

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