Valve Technician Job Description

Valve Technician Job Description

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Valve technician provides assistance to Technicians level 1-4 in resolving non routine equipment problems or implementing non routine modifications;.

Valve Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective valve technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included valve technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Use measuring and test equipment
Ability to purchase special parts equipment or vendor services
Assemble, test, and troubleshoot valves and other equipment per applicable codes and standards per manufacturer and/or customer requirements
Operate diagnostic equipment EVT, AVK, Hydroset
Perform calibration of measurement equipment in accordance with internal quality procedures
Build prototypes for physician demonstration
Initiate ECRs (Engineering Change Request)
Fits, aligns, calibrates, and adjusts parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product operating requirements
Live on-site testing utilizing an assist lift device (AVK)
On-site servicing of steam safety relief valves

Valve Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Valve Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPPER, HAZWOPER, ASQ

Education for Valve Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the valve technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Associates, Technical, Medical, Manufacturing, Military, General Education, Engineering, Education, MBA, Exploring

Skills for Valve Technician

Desired skills for valve technician include:

Analyzing
Diagnosing
Evaluating
Resolving equipment and process related problems is strongly
Equipment
Power tools
Machining equipment
Resolving equipment & process related problems
Lifting and moving heavy and awkward products
Rigging

Desired experience for valve technician includes:

Must have H.S
Associate’s Degree or equivalent in electrical, mechanical, electronics, and/or metrology is preferred
Minimum of 1 year of experience in calibration
Detailed understanding of calibration system requirements per ANSI/NCSL-Z540-1-994, MIL-45208A
Associate's Degree or equivalent related discipline 1 year + related experience Required
R&D lab and/or medical device experience preferred

Valve Technician Examples

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Valve Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a valve technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for valve technician
  • Evaluating tooling with Engineering
  • Work with Engineers to understand design requirements for equipment, tooling, and processes for assigned validation to support and facilitate successful execution
  • Support execution of assigned validations, including sample preparation, requisitioning of materials, confirming calibration status of equipment and test instruments, executing test runs, coordinating training, overseeing test runs and collecting required data
  • Introduction to incoming, receiving , dismantling and cleaning of valves
  • Help keep service unit and tools clean
  • Job file document control
  • Inspect in process valves
  • Lapping of seats
  • Be able to re-assemble pressure relief valves
  • Change pressure setting of safety valves
Qualifications for valve technician
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a FDA regulated manufacturing environment is required
  • Strong understanding of Good Manufacturing and Good Documentation Practices supporting a FDA-regulated product required
  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and speak English and excellent communication and interpersonal skills required, including ability to convey instructions and training and effectively persuade and negotiate to drive achievement of objectives is required
  • Experience working with cross-functional resources to process Engineering Change Requests and/or changes to controlled documentation is required
  • Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills is required
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Environmental Health and Safety, Quality, and Regulatory guidelines is preferred
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Valve Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of valve technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for valve technician
  • Complete valve manufactures, valve maintenance, and repair courses
  • Control of nonconforming
  • Quality control designate responsibility and authority
  • Use pneumatic and hand tools to assemble new and refurbished parts, such as valves, fracturing heads, and hydraulic cylinders
  • Calibration, testing and trouble-shooting of valves measurement and valve related instruments
  • Participation in field service calls, as required, at customer sites
  • Responsible for personal safety and those around him/her
  • Perform valve inspection to identify necessary corrective action, as authorized
  • Install instrumentation/accessories as necessary
  • Measure and record critical dimensions per manufacturer specifications
Qualifications for valve technician
  • Must be medically evaluated and deemed fit to wear respirators, and successfully complete regular respirator certification training
  • Ability to draft technical documents (i.e, manufacturing and testing procedures)
  • CAD experience strongly preferred
  • Candidate will be on call every other weekend
  • Must be competent with the use of basic hand tools including a tape measure
  • Mechanical related Associates degree a plus
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Valve Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of valve technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for valve technician
  • Act as an owner of the manufacturing area
  • Mixing solutions
  • Performing GLX process using fixtures in the appropriate measurement and sequencing
  • Preparing product for sterilization and final packaging of product through the RLRP system
  • Verifying revisions and training to new procedure changes through LMS
  • Provide input for development of validation protocols including Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) Installation Qualification (IQ), and Operational/Process Qualification (OQ/PQ)
  • Input data into software such as Excel
  • Support updates to associated documentation such as SOPs, drawings, and process sheets
  • Carry out valve refurbishments & overhauls or related work as requested in line with the QMS, customer requirements and given priorities
  • Adhere to all safe working practices, look after yourself and those around you
Qualifications for valve technician
  • Minimum of 1 year working in a manufacturing and/or shop environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and occasionally lift 85 pounds
  • Must be physically capable of working in awkward positions for prolonged periods
  • Must be able to work confined spaces
  • Must be able to work in an environment where safety glasses, steel toe boots and ear plugs are required to be worn at all times when in the shop environment
  • Minimum of 2.5 years of experience in valve industry in relative position
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Valve Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of valve technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for valve technician
  • Understand and adhere to the QMS
  • Actively seek opportunities to expand your valve repair knowledge base
  • Take an active part in any training opportunity and provide training to staff as reasonably requested
  • Utilise resources efficiently and maintain a high level of house-keeping
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects and make appropriate recommendations for improvement to our operational and quality systems
  • Continuous seek the most efficient way to carry out job responsibilities
  • Perform and document complex operational functional testing, troubleshooting of components, subassemblies, and materials
  • Perform product testing in a laboratory setting for research and development of medical devices
  • Assist in concept product design and development and the generation of test methods that provide repeatable and reliable data
  • Collect and report test data using a word processing program and spreadsheets, design efficient and useful test fixtures and tooling and be a part of the decision making process
Qualifications for valve technician
  • Basic OSHA and TWIC card
  • Demonstrate proficiency in calibration of test gauges and/or transducers
  • Evaluate performance and durability of Valve Train components and systems
  • Support competitive analysis, performance testing and benchmarking
  • Assist warranty and End of Test analyses as required
  • Assist with the development of test set-ups/schedules based on Technology Roadmap requirements
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Valve Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of valve technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for valve technician
  • Perform equipment preventative maintenance, order replacement components, and document appropriately
  • Support test method development, validation, and execution for equipment and product design improvements
  • Perform testing to support process and equipment validation
  • Operate a variety of equipment for tissue processing, which may include gauges, ovens, tissue cutter, and chart recorders assuring appropriate settings and parameters
  • Set-up and calibrate precision measuring equipment and measure precision parts and assemblies to tolerances of +/- .001”
  • Provide support to engineers by assisting with product testing
  • Perform job with integrity, quality and attention to detail
  • Must be able to keep track of inventory of valves, valve parts of incoming and outgoing valves
  • Must know the inner workings of Kelly and Ibop valves
  • Must know test requirements for each third party monitoring company
Qualifications for valve technician
  • Set-up, instrument, and operate test fixtures and test stands
  • Perform tests and collect data
  • Document test procedures, analyze data and write test reports
  • Assist in design and development of test fixtures and instrumentation
  • Participate in product development team activities as required
  • Experience with engine assembly, disassembly and related tools

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