Machinist 3

Position: Machinist 3
Location: LaPlace, LA


Pay: $28.00 - $47.00 per hour, depending on experience
Brand: Allied Sales & Service
Segment: Pumps & Motor Technology


Allied Sales & Service is looking for a Machinist to join our team in LaPlace, LA. As a Machinist, you will set up and operate a variety of manual machines to repair parts for industrial pumps, gearboxes, and mechanical seals.

What You'll Do:
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, boring mills, and knee mills.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerance using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and veneer calipers.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, machines, and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Measure, examine and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments.
  • Set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Fabricate, erect, install, and maintain shop machinery.
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on shop equipment; Troubleshoot and repair as needed.
  • Write and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Other duties may be assigned.


What You'll Need:
  • HS Diploma or GED required.
  • 10+ years of experience operating manual machines (i.e. lathes, boring mills) OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with precision measuring instruments such as: calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages, indicators, and scales.
  • Knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars, fixtures, inserts, and other accessories used on various machines.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.
  • Ability to interpret technical manuals.


Perks of Working with OTC Industrial Technologies:
As part of the OTC family, you'll enjoy competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan. Additionally, we offer paid time off, short-and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, tuition assistance, and Employee Assistance Program. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

Who we are:



Allied Sales & Service has been representing world leading brands such as Flowserve since 1954. Allied Sales and Service has two fully staffed service centers in New Orleans and Mobile where our mission is to deliver industry leading quality, support and service to our customers across the gulf south. Allied strives to be a trusted partner to our Pump and Mechanical Seal customers by working to reduce their long term cost of ownership, LTCO, primarily by improving reliability of pump and seal systems. Allied Sales & Service is now part of OTC Industrial Technologies, particularly the Pump & Motor Technology group. To learn more about OTC, CLICK HERE.