Position: Machinist

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Brand: Keller Electrical

Segment: Pumps & Motor Technologies

Provider of industrial electrical services, equipment, components and supplies. The company's services include integration, installation and repair services for industrial electrical motors, generators and transformers. The company's infrastructure services include motor repairs and services, controls manufacturing, electrical design/build, electrical and mechanical field services, and product sales.

The Pump Motor Technology group is currently comprised of 14 companies spread throughout the United States and still growing! Our aim is to be the primary source for rotating equipment and process equipment solutions in the industrial and municipal markets. The PMT group prides itself on providing a complete solution for the ever-expanding pump and motor industry.

The PMT group represents some of the most reputable brand names in the fluid handling, pump distribution, water/wastewater treatment and fabrication industry. Our unparalleled service capabilities, whether in-house or field service, provide each customer with the problem solving and product knowledge to stand by our claim : we service what we sell.

Just as there are multiple components for an effectively running pump, it takes a team working together to be a success. A diverse range of talent resides in the Pump Motor Technology group, including engineers, inside and outside sales personnel, machinists, winders, pump and motor repair technicians, field service technicians, electricians, welders, millwrights, and more. Do you want to be part of a team in an industry that keeps America running? Join us today!


Under general supervision, sets up and operates a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts, instruments and repairs. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Essential Functions:
  • Fabricate, erect, install, and maintain shop machinery.
  • 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.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • 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.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.
  • Ability to interpret technical manuals.
  • Bore and sleeve end brackets.
  • Flame spray bearing journals or sleeve bearing journals.
  • Mix and apply Belzona or other epoxy coating on shafts and finish machine.
  • Bore, key, and drill set screw holes on gears, hubs, couplings, and fans.
  • Skim cut motor mounting surfaces.
  • Machine modifications for bearing temperature sensors, Impro seals, and corrosion protection.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experienced in the operation of medium sized horizontal lathes, precision lathes, horizontal and vertical boring mills.
  • Experienced in machining small to large rotating equipment and supporting pieces.
  • Significant mechanical knowledge and/or experience.
  • Highly motivated with interpersonal skills to effectively work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Safety conscious for self and others on the team.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and/or be available on call to satisfy emergency customer requests.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment and effective time management in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision.
  • Be self-sufficient, have excellent problem-solving skills, and work efficiently with a high level of accuracy.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on shop equipment.
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Troubleshoot and repair shop machinery.
  • Write and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Complete daily maintenance and repair logs.
  • Communicate with operators from other shifts.
  • Maintain and secure work tools.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Turn off and lock out equipment when not in use.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check.
  • Min 5yrs experience required.
  • Wages DOE

At OTC Industrial Technologies, we believe that our employees are our greatest strength. Through investment in our people and growth from within, we believe in providing you with a wide variety of opportunities to accelerate your career potential as you help us drive change to move our business forward.

For over 60 years, employing and developing the best-in-class talent has been at the forefront of our success. By coupling our teams' hands-on experience with a wide range of products from top vendors, we provide customers with the best quality products and technical application expertise and services at the lowest possible costs.

Working with OTC Industrial Technologies is perfect for purpose driven individuals who are motivated to be part of an exciting transformational company.

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.