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Bucking Unit Operator

Anonymous Employer

Engineering & Technology

Construction USh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

Currently we have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Machinist to join our dynamic team based in Uganda. Looking for highly experienced machinist, skilful in doing all kinds of CNC and machine shop jobs - preferable to have experience in Bucking Unit. Secondary education with ITI certificate, or appropriate qualifications is a must.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Secondary education with ITI Certificate or appropriate qualifications and 5+ years of engineering or mechanical experience 

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Attributes

  • Highly experienced & skilful in doing all kinds of CNC and machine shop jobs.
  • Preferable to have operating experience in Bucking Unit, nipple up BOP and well head equipment
  • Good technical knowledge & experience in construction and/or industrial equipment.
  • Color code and grade of the API casing and tubing.
  • Highly experienced in API, VAM, Tenaris, and other premium connections.
  • Knowledge and experience in API 5CT Connections.
  • Knowledge and experience in API Spec 7-1, 7-2 Connections.
  • Knowledge and experience in VAM TOP, VAM 21 and VAM FJL conns.
  • Knowledge and experience in TSH Blue connections.
  • Knowledge of reading engineering drawings.
  • Disciplined in performing the duties.
  • Ability to plan, motivate & train others.
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time including holidays depends on on work load.
  • Highly productive and maintain the dimensions as per given tolerances.
  • Must be able to transfer skill and knowledge to junior staff

Key Responsibilities

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using all kinds of measuring instruments.
  • Machining connections/parts to specifications using proper machining tools & techniques.
  • using precision measuring instruments.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in the preparation of machinery work.
  • Do the daily equipment check in the absence of the chargehand
  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Clean and lubricate the machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
  • Set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media

How to apply.

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