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Valve Technician

Carrollton, TX
Full Time
Aug 10, 2023
Vinson is a leading distributor of industrial process control, pressure protection, control systems, and services in the southwest region of the US including North, East, West Texas, Oklahoma, Western Arkansas, and New Mexico. 
This opening is for the role of a Final Control Technician who is responsible for ensuring the highest level of quality while assembling, testing, or repairing Flow Control Valves, Regulators, Pressure Relief Valves (PRV), and Electric Actuators for industries such as Power, Oil & Gas, Refining, and Chemical. This position will be primarily responsible for the assembly and testing of new products, but could include inspection/repairs when required.
As needed, this position could rotate between two Vinson locations, approximately 5 miles between sites.  On an as needed basis this position will require working overtime, weekends, and field work where the customer would interact with Vinson’s customer base.
  • Adherence to all safety, quality, company rules and procedures.
  • Perform assembly and repair of valve assemblies, electric actuators (480v), and pressure relief valves.  Including, but not limited to:
    1. Assembly of new equipment
    2. Inspect/Diagnose/Repair customer equipment.
    3. Document assembly or repair actions and quality checks per procedures.
    4. Warehouse activities as required to perform job or as directed (i.e. Forklift Operation, Shipping/Receiving, Cycle Counts, Cleaning)
    5. Process orders
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Work Overtime, including weekends, if needed.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required, with or without reasonable accommodation for a disability.


Education, Skills and/or Experience:

·          Positive attitude at all times and a willingness to learn

·          Good Mechanical Intuition

·          Willingness to work on, and troubleshoot, electrical equipment (up to 480v)

·          Self-motivated and able to thrive without direction from supervisor

·          Ability to thrive in high pressure situations without showing signs of frustration or getting upset

·          Good organizational skills and willingness to complete required paperwork such as repair reports, timesheets, etc.

·          Excellent Communication and People skills

·          General competency with computers and specific experience with email, MS Excel and MS Word are required

·          Any machining or welding experience is a plus


Physical and Mental:

·          Ability to stand/walk for an entire work day.

·          Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

·          Hand/eye coordination, manual dexterity

·          Ability to communicate effectively both verbally, and in writing, in English

Ability & Willingness to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required to perform duties safely or as directed