Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Machinist
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Sugar Land, Texas, United States

Extrusion Operator

Position Purpose:
• Responsible for setting up, operating and monitoring extrusion machines for high temperature polymers on downhole cables in oil & gas industry.

Work Schedule: 3 PM - 3 AM - $1.50 shift differential, also can be 3PM to 11:00 pm

Key Function:
• Select and measure compression and tubing extrusion tips/dies
• Assemble and disassemble compression and tubing extrusion heads
• Clean the extruder barrel and screw
• Set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, temperature and tension
• Set up and operate extrusion machines under normal supervision
• Locate defects on extruded conductors/cables
• Check for conformance to specifications
• Familiar with the use of measurement devices (laser mic, hand mic, dial mic, wrap around tape, scale, optical comparator)
• Record necessary data and as well as perform computer input and retrieval completely and accurately
• Work independently of others as well as with team members, area managers, and support personnel
• Assist with work center inventories
• Use participative team management style
• Wear PPE, as required, and observe health, safety and environmental policies
• Successfully complete required safety training (including but not limited to forklift, drug and alcohol, electrical, emergency response, fire, first aid, health and hygiene, PPE, SIPP, risk reporting, IT security, hazardous materials, driving)
• Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of those described above, and any duties are subject to change at any time, according to the needs of the company.

Basic Skills:
• Lift, carry, position, push, pull, 50 pounds
• Hear and distinguish sounds (high/low pitch, rasping, roaring)
• Basic computer skills (Email, Microsoft Office)
• Basic mechanical skills (use of hand tools)
• Stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time

• High school diploma or equivalent Preferred Education:
• Associates
• Vocational technical training (electrical)
Experience: Preferred minimum three years of experience in extrusion

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.