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Cylinder Technician - Beaver WV in Beaver, WV at Koch Enterprises, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Beaver, WV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 2 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Brake Supply Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.

Time for a change in 2019?

Brake Supply Company, the world's leader in re-manufactured parts and components, is now hiring! Since 1947 Brake Supply has served the mining, marine, industrial and heavy equipment industry. Our 8 locations are dedicated to providing outstanding quality and customer service. Brake Supply is more than just brakes! We re-manufacture transmissions, torque converters, differentials, drivelines, final drives, wet brakes, hydraulic cylinders, pumps, motors, valves and much more.

Our Beaver, WV location has immediate openings for Cylinder Technicians.   Additionally, we are seeking full time Machinists and Wet Brake Technicians! 

* Maintains safe, secure, and healthy cylinder mechanic environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns
* Checks tolerances, dimensions and specifications by using precision instruments, such as outside/inside micrometers, spring gauges (inside/outside), telescoping gauges, chrome thickness gauge, chrome hardness gauge, etc.)
* Determines components specifications (tolerances, thickness, lengths, etc.) by measuring tolerances and comparing to blueprints, drawings, cylinder identifications and parts breakdown, etc.
* Inspects torn-down components to identify defects and flaws
* Lists and identifies action items that need to be taken and records findings onto the Inspection Report Form
* Researches and orders needed parts, supplies and materials by completing BOM (Bill of Material) form
* Summarizes specific steps that need to be performed to rebuild the product by completing the machine shop work ticket
* Rebuild large hydraulic cylinders
* Moves components by operating overhead cranes, jib hoists and pallet jacks, etc.
* Assembles components by using specialized tools such as drills, presses, impacts, torque wrenches, Tuxco machine, etc.
* Cleans parts by chemical or mechanical methods (i.e. parts washer, rags, wire wheels, etc.)  to remove excess dirt/debris
* References component information by logging onto computer, entering work order number or part number to retrieve blueprints, breakdowns, past history, inventory, etc.
* Establishes clearances, torque values, lengths, etc. by performing mathematical calculations
* Ensures precision equipment is maintained by following scheduled maintenance plan, keeping tools clean, calibrating and placing in secure locations
* Documents work for warranties by taking photos and recording details of inspections and findings onto the incoming inspection report
* Secure all dimensional and or surface finish parameters before beginning hone process.
* Neatly list the “finished” dimension and or surface finish on work sheet upon completion of each hone order
* Carry an on-call phone if/when applicable, on a rotating schedule as required.
* Performs more duties as assigned

* Have excellent organization skills
* Handle rush orders as the need arises and have flexibility to change routines
* Demonstrate accuracy in working with detail
* Hydraulic experience
* Ability to use oxygen/acetylene torch
* Ability to set up and use lathe
* Ability to read and understand schematics
* Interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
* Effectively share information in one-on-one and small group situations
* Apply common sense understanding to carry out oral and written instructions
* Have ability to deal with problems in standardized situations
* Have ability to multitask
* Begin and complete a project with moderate supervision

* High school diploma or GED required
* 1-2 years mechanical experience or comparable trade school experience
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Basic math skills
* Ability to interpret work instructions and directions
* Ability to work independently
* Overtime may be required based on customer demand


* Train with the best technicians in the industry
* Company provides all tools and uniforms
* Excellent wages
* Outstanding benefits including 401K, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
* Paid vacation, holidays and personal time
* Tuition reimbursement
* Exceptional work environment

APPLY TODAY!  Email your resume to OR apply online!

Come and be a part of the continued growth in 2019!

Management has the right to revise this description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the team member handbook or other written agreement.

EEO m/f/d/v Other details
  • Job Family MECH
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School