Engineering Technician II-1 at Mueller Water Products in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Job Description:

Engineering Technician II

Location: Chattanooga, TN

The Mueller Company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and manufactures valves for water and gas systems, including iron gate, butterfly, tapping, check, plug, and ball valves, as well as dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants; pipe repair products, such as clamps and couplings used to repair leaks, as well as municipal castings, including manhole covers and street drain grates; and residential and commercial water meter products and systems. It also offers metering, leak detection, pipe condition assessment, and other products and services for the water infrastructure industry, as well as provides installation, replacement, and maintenance services on new and existing valves, fire hydrants, and service lines.

Job Description:

The Engineering Technician assumes a high level of responsibility by supporting our CNC machining operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • General CNC machine support and troubleshooting.
  • Optimize tooling packages and tool selection.
  • Track tool, insert and consumables usage.
  • Reduce cycle times and set-up times.
  • Prioritize programming assignments.
  • Tooling, fixture and machine problem solving.
  • Interface with tooling suppliers for appropriate tooling selections.
  • Read and edit G and M codes.
  • Inspect tooling results by using conventional and electronic measuring tools.
  • Developing and using functional gages.
  • Creating CAM files from tooling models for CNC programming.
  • Work with quality and other departments to ensure compliance to standards


Required Skills:

Critical Competencies
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships.
  • Relationships: Gain the trust and respect of employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Technical Competence: Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills and judgment to accomplish a result or to accomplish one's job effectively.
  • Innovation: Continuously looks for better ways to satisfy our consumers, both internal and external, with incremental improvements in quality, durability, service, and cost.
  • Teamwork: Is able to lead and/or participate on cross functional teams to achieve a common goal.
  • Shift flexibility/willing to work off shifts


Required Experience:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Three to five years of CNC programming experience, horizontal machining centers and vertical lathe experience preferred
  • Mazatrol CNC horizontal lathe programming experience a plus
  • Able to read and edit machine programming language
  • Able to read and interpret blue prints
  • Proficiency with CAM software/Mastercam
  • Proficiency with CAD software Creo/Solidworks preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to set up and run a variety of machines (5 axis experience preferred)
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Additive manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Associates or Bachelor Degree preferred.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sexual orientation, race, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, citizenship status and creed.