Kaman Corporation

  • Lubrication System Technician

    Location : Location US-VA-Ashland
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Distribution
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 days ago(2/18/2019 4:07 PM)
  • Overview



    Kaman Industrial Technologies has a vacancy for a self-motivated and experienced Lubrication System Technician knowledgeable in Bearing and Power Transmission Products to join our team in Richmond,VA. 


    Our Lubrication Sytem Technician performs assembly tasks for lubrication systems, pump and metering equipment, pneumatic tooling repair and overhaul, gearing repair and overhaul, hydraulic hose assembly, and other assembly products that are or may be produced in the Kaman assembly shop locations


    Kaman Industrial Technologies, a platform of Kaman Distribution Group, is a leading provider of industrial products and solutions. We are proud to be a one source network for customers in various industries including food and beverage, power generation, and waste management. With over 150 locations across the United States and four million products and services, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that the ability to sustain our competitive advantage is by investing in the development of our employees, driving innovation, and providing solutions for a better tomorrow.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performs installation and installation preparation work for lubrication systems both in house and on customer job sites, all installations to be performed in accordance with manufacturer’s standard processes with a goal to zero defects
    • Performs assembly and/or overhaul of customer tire filling systems, producing control panels, pump systems and plumbing to manufacturer’s standards
    • Performs cut to length, cut/couple of hydraulic hose assemblies following Safe Hydraulic and NAHAD standards to produce quality hydraulic hose assemblies with a zero defect goal.
    • Perform gearing repair with disassembly, cleaning parts, inspecting and making recommendations on required repairs, reassembles, tests, paints, lubricates and nameplates units to manufacturer’s standards
    • When authorized by location, performs final assembly for gear reducers and gearing products following manufacturer’s recommended procedures for assembly, testing, painting, name plating, packaging and shipping, produces quality product in an efficient and workmanlike manner
    • Performs, with training and experience, product specification to customers, quotations, processes orders using the Kaman Information System (KIS/K2), purchasing, creates bills of material, processes assembly paperwork
    • Performs shipping, receiving, and inventory duties as necessary’
    • Performs other duties as may be required by the assembly shop team leader or shops manager.


    Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.

    Experience: Shop experience, mechanical training or demonstrated capability for shop products, gearing bearings, hydraulics, lubrication systems, linear or other assembly processes 

    Skills/Abilities Essential to the Position:

    • Mechanical skills/abilities or aptitude
    • Customer focus
    • Quality work ethic
    • Familiarity with assembly techniques and tools
    • Ability to work with a diverse group
    • Safe work practices
    • Ability to lift 50-75 lbs

    Knowledge Essential to the Position:

    • Familiarity with shop environments, practices and tooling
    • Computer systems
    • Continuous learning environment
    • Lean enterprise

    Other:  Some travel may be required for field installations, training on new products; some travel may require overnight stays.  A valid driver’s license is required.


    Kaman Distribution Group, a division of Kaman Corporation, is comprised of three business platforms: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 250 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent. #KIT #KDG


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