This position is responsible for setting up and operating manually controlled machines; skilled precision and bench work in the maintenance and repair of pumps and equipment. Shop work, no travel required.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Reads and interprets blueprints

  • Uses gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.

  • Uses precision tools, machinery and equipment such as lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, chop saw, band saw, push and pull broaches and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.

  • Disassembly, inspection, rebuilding and assembly of water pumps.

  • Performs shop and shop office tasks including part ordering and paperwork.

  • Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.

  • Abides by all safety procedures and protocols.

  • Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent years of experience


  • Technical school certification preferred.

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read blueprints.

  • Proficient in basic math.

  • Working knowledge of industry tools and equipment.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good organizational skills.

Additional Requirements/Skills

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a small hand tools.

  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment

  • Ability and willingness to abide by the Company’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis

About Layne Christensen Company:

We expertly manage water throughout the full lifecycle: supply, treatment, delivery and maintenance Specialties include well drilling, pump sales and service, well rehabilitation, and water treatment services. We offer comprehensive solutions for government agencies, commercial and municipal water suppliers, industrial facilities, agricultural, and energy companies. Our teams expertly identify and develop new water sources, recharge aquifers, and deliver potable water to communities and facilities throughout the Americas.

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