The Pioneer Engineering is looking for the Manual Lathe Operator.


Position: Manual Lathe Operator

Key Tasks:

·         Under minimal supervision, operates manual lathe machines for the repair and manufacture of oilfield equipment.

·         Decides the most efficient method possible to manufacture parts.

·         Requires extensive product knowledge to handle more specialized projects. Handles special projects, as assigned.

·         Must determine methods, tooling, feeds, speeds, and all other requirements necessary to produce the products placed on manual equipment. 

·         Shall  be conversant and capable of interpreting and implementing but not limited to API specifications 7-1 and 5CT, ensuring end products are compliant with current standards and customer requirements.

·         Impart knowledge and be proactive in the mentoring and training of operators.

·         To take a responsible approach to health, safety and environmental hazards and to control the risks and report them to management as appropriate.

·         Thread connection repairing as per the requirements of API Specification 7-1 and 5CT, Reface / Rechase.

·         Tool/Machining insert selection and setting.

·         Carry out routine machine check up and day to day maintenance of the machine.

·         Ensure the accuracy of measuring instruments, report errors for adjustment/calibration prior to use.


·          High School / Diploma / Engineering Apprenticeship  or Equivalent

·         Min 10 Years of Oil & Gas Industry Machine Shop experience.

·         Experience in Setting up Tooling, understand and editing programs.

·          Threading of API Spec 5CT and 7-1 thread connections

·         Manual Lathe operational experience.

·         Able to read/ understand technical blueprints / drawings and Job Cards.

·         Knowledge in OCTG / Down hole equipment’s.

The CVs to be forwarded to the email : [email protected]