Pump Technician

Position: Opening(s) you applied on or indicated interest
Location: Bedford Park Illinois 60501
Start Date: 5/20/2019
End Date: Long Term
Job Details:
This is a 40 hour per week maintenance position
Job Description:

Primary Function:

The Technician is responsible for performing quality mechanical work. Perform Pump rebuilds using precision tools, and manufactures procedures.

STARCON is a merit shop contractor supporting a team working environment. As such, all team members will be required from time to time to perform other duties that they are qualified to perform, outside of this job description and their normal work function.

Work Environment:

The normal work environment will be in a facility where exposure to outdoor weather conditions is possible and where proper PPE is required for a variety of potential hazards.

Roles & Responsibilities:

•The roles and responsibilities of a technician may include but are not limited to the following items.

•Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and Vernier calipers.

•Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.

•Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision operations.

•Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.

•Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.

•Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of work.

•Position and fasten work pieces.

•Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.

•Ensure proper permits have been obtained.

•Provide Leadership and knowledge to Team Members in lower classifications

•Isolation of equipment (blinding, LOTO, etc.)

•Responsible for the disassembly and assembly of unit equipment.

•Not only works well as part of a team, but promotes team values for others.

•Maintains a clean and orderly work environment and maintains housekeeping of job site.

•Returns all tools and materials used by the crew to the proper place at the end of shift.

•Must be willing to contribute to the development of other team members, including on the job training for A-Mechanic Apprentices, B-Mechanics, B-Mechanic Apprentices and Laborers.

•Must fully participate in the safety assessment of the job and completion of JSA’s.

•Fully participate in health, safety, quality and environmental processes.

•Is an ambassador for STARCON to the client, other contractors and the public.

Qualification Guidelines:


oMinimum of 4 years of Experience in the Manufacturing Industry or related field rebuilding industrial pumps.


oAbility to diagnose, disassemble, and rebuild several different styles of pumps and/or related types of equipment.

oMathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

oEquipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

oTroubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

oReading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

oQuality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

oEquipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

oRepairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

oActive Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

oActive Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

oJudgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

oCritical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

oComplex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

oTime Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.

oCoordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

oLearning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

oSpeaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

oSound knowledge of rigging skills.

oComplete appropriate STARCON skills assessment test(s).


oMust be willing to attend continued training applicable to job as deemed necessary by STARCON.

oMust pass a craft-specific test (either written, performance or both, if required).


oMust comply with STARCON’s drug and alcohol policy.

oMay be required to pass physical examination, pre-employment if necessary, and as required by STARCON.

oMust be able to climb ladders and stairways.

oMust be able to carry 50 lbs. of tools and/or materials.

oMust be able to work at elevated heights as well as in confined spaces. (towers, vessels, excavations, etc.)

oMust be able to work extended hour on your feet on uneven surfaces. (dirt, concrete, asphalt, mud, gravel, etc.)


oMust be able to pass applicable site-specific training.

oKnowledge of manufacturing plant hazards which may require special precautions and PPE.

oMust undertake the appropriate safety/environmental training commensurate with the position and location.

oCPR and 1st Aid Trained, when required.

oMust be able to read and understand safety instructions, signs, labels and permits in English.

Career Path Objectives:

STARCON has a career path for advancement from the Machinist position. Contact the HR or Training Department or your Supervisor on how to achieve your goals of advancement and the requirements needed to reach them.

•Other staff positions




•General Supervisor


The job description, duties and responsibilities included in this classification are not all inclusive and others may be assigned from time to time on a temporary or permanent basis. Such assignments may be deemed necessary for the proper performance of the work at the sole discretion of STARCON. Job descriptions, duties and responsibilities may overlap and in some cases be identical to those listed in other classifications. STARCON reserves the right to add, delete or otherwise change the job descriptions, duties and responsibilities in any classification at any time. STARCON reserves the right to waive any of the criteria for a classification in the case of a particular Team Member, if in STARCON's judgment such a waiver is warranted.