John Crane Seal Repair Technician I in TX, Texas

John Crane is more than just one of the leading providers of engineered technology. We supply and service the products used by our customers in energy services and other process industries for their mission-critical operations many of which involve extremely challenging conditions. In doing so, our 6,900 employees help our customers safely supply energy to communities around the world.

Our outstanding reputation for designing and engineering high-quality, durable, customized solutions is globally recognized. And our solutions ranging from seals, filtration systems and bearings to couplings and artificial lift equipment are backed by the largest global service network in the industry. We combine technical expertise and innovation, geographic reach and superior quality standards, and customer service and responsibility to provide the reliability, efficiency and constant uptime on which our customers depend.


Under close supervision, repairs returned seals and seal parts. With assistance identifies, inspects and evaluates material.


With assistance, identifies and inspects material returned. Records information on designated forms.

With assistance, evaluates from condition of material, current drawing revisions and product knowledge whether material is restockable or repairable. Receives assistance from Sr. Seal Repair personnel or supervisor when needed.

May perform simple operations on engine lathe drill press (single spindle), tool post grinder, bead blast polisher and lapping machine.

Verifies part specifications with measuring instruments such as micrometer, vernier caliper, dial indicator and optical flats.

May initiate purchase orders for new job orders if vendors are involved.

Consults with Engineering department or Sales departments as necessary.

Works from factory work orders, prints, rework orders and verbal instructions.

Performs contract lapping - at times rebuilds pumps, etc.

Additional duties and responsibilities may vary based upon individual branch requirements.


Additional duties and responsibilities will vary based upon departmental needs.

Complete all work in a safe manner and follow all safety requirements consistent with supporting the Company’s goals.

Lifting guidelines in accordance with the Manual Lifting Guidelines noted in the Safety Handbook.

Follow all environmental requirements consistent with supporting the company’s environmental performance goals.

Complete, and actively participate in all other EHS training requirements


Requires high school education or equivalent

Ability to read and interpret simple drawings

May require ability to make simple arithmetic calculations using decimals, fractions and/or metrics

Over 12 month’s previous related shop experience plus two to six months on-the-job training


Must be able to sit for extend periods of time; a minimum of 2 hours.

Must be able to maneuver to all areas of the office, shop, warehouse, or manufacturing plant

Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.

Must be able to bend, reach, kneel, twist, and grip items while working at assigned desk area.

Must have the manual dexterity and coordination to operate office equipment.

Must be able to simultaneously manage several objectives, changing priorities and reassign priorities to complete assignments.

Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

Must be able to respond to visual and aural cues.


Work environment is typically considered within a Smiths location during normal or extended business hours to include offices, manufacturing plants and repair facilities. Work environment may also include customer sites including oil well sites, and meeting venues.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and approved PPE is required when on the factory floor

It is the policy of John Crane to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local LAW. In addition, John Crane will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Requisition #: 11114

Location: Longview, TX

Department: 6691- Longview, TX

Employment Category: Full Time Temporary

Shift: 1st

# of openings: 1

Req ID: 11114