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Bearing Cell Tech $35.38-$36.28/hour (pipeline)

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Euclid, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

A pipeline or evergreen requisition means that the job description does not represent a current opening, but may be used to identify future candidates with skills and experience for frequent, critical-need positions. By applying, you are providing BWXT with consent to contact you for future openings of similar qualifications.

Position may be based in one of the following facilities: Lynchburg, Virginia or Erwin, Tennessee

Bearing Cell Technician - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Euclid, Ohio

Set up, process, and inspect bearings & bearing components by utilizing manual and numerically controlled milling, turning, EDM and grinding equipment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.



  • Generate, assemble and inspect bearings and bearing components. 
  • Verify and inspect all features using appropriate inspection methods. 
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, operating sheets, sketches and other related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings and machining method and sequences. 
  • Mounts, aligns and secures tooling, attachments and work piece on machine. 
  • Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle. 
  • Loads control media such as tape, card or disk in machine controller or enters commands to retrieve programmed instructions from database. 
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work in piece and to regulate factors such as cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow. 
  • Inputs either through automatic download of manually, all SPC information as defined by the engineering community to establish and maintain process controls. 
  • Starts machine and monitors displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions or deviations. 
  • Stops machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence or to measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications. 
  • Enters commands or manually adjusts machine controls to correct malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining. 
  • Operates machine manually to perform non-automated functions and when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions. 
  • Discusses control media errors with supervisor or programming personnel to resolve problems. 
  • Cleans machine, tooling and parts. 
  • Performs machine maintenance, housekeeping and other duties as assigned by supervision. 
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, processes, tools, gages and fixtures. 
  • Ability to setup and operate Manual and CNC Milling, Turning and Grinding equipment. 
  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment, fixtures and gages. 
  • Capable of being trained to develop N/C programs during setup utilizing "M" code, "G" code, Mazatrol, or Esprit software for EDM. 
  • Meet all contractual quality requirements including inspection methods and techniques required to meet final blueprint drawings. 
  • Must have ability to train other technicians on Manual and CNC equipment. 
  • Ability to move material and racks. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Two (2) years of set-up and operation of CNC Milling, Turning and Grinding equipment. 
  • High School diploma or GED equivalency. 
  • Ability to demonstrate CNC control abilities including; editing speeds, feeds, tool offsets and fixture offsets on milling, turning, EDM and grinding equipment. 
  • Capable of being able to develop NC programs during set-ups utilizing "G" code, "M" code, mazatrol, or esprit software for EDM. 
  • Demonstrate above CNC abilities on a test piece. 
  • Read and interpret complex blueprints and interpret geometric tolerancing per ANSI Y14.5. 
  • Demonstrate the use of various measuring instruments including: dial bore gages, indicator snap gages, verniers, and .0001 micrometers. 
  • Possess skills necessary to maintain accurate documentation and the ability to follow complicated procedures and document accordingly. 
  • Possess the knowledge and ability to use multi axis grinding contouring as well as grinding wheel dressing and grit/size selection to ensure that tight tolerances meet blueprints. 
  • Own applicable personal tools. 

**Relocation assistance will be provided to those who qualify*

**BWXT offers a full range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401K, flexible work schedule, vacation/holiday, company-wide shutdowns, 24/7 gym on-site, and more!


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements.  This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements.  These requirements may include vaccination, attestations regarding vaccination status and/or regular COVID-19 testing, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative test results as a condition of employment.  Requests for a reasonable  accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy.  Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which protocols will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


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