Portage Lakes Career Center


Pump Mechanic Apprentice or Manual Machinist Apprentice



Pump Mechanic Apprentice

The entry level pump mechanic position will work closely with our experienced mechanics to facilitate pump repairs in shop and out in the field. The entry level mechanic will be expected to have basic tools of the trade.
APO will help in acquiring needed tools.
Duties to include:
-Assist in teardowns and inspections of pumps, vacuum pumps, and blowers
-Assist with assembly of repaired pump
-Maintain records of inspections and repairs
-Assist with start-ups, removals, and PM’s on (local) field jobs


Manual Machinist Apprentice

The entry level manual machinist will work closely with our experienced machinists to produce parts for the repair process. The entry level machinist will be expected to have basic machining tools.
APO will help in acquiring needed tools.
Duties to include:
-Use of fine measurement tools (micrometers, calipers, scales, etc.)
-Able to perform basic set ups on engine lathes and Bridgeport mills
-Good functional math skills (geometry, trigonometry)
-Basic understanding of feeds and speeds with given material
-Basic understanding of tooling used for given material
-Basic understanding of machining operations (turning, facing, boring, drilling, threading)
-Basic understanding of surface finishes


Company Info

APO Pumps and Compressors

6607 Chittenden Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236


Who To Contact
Gary Mest

234-284-2190 gmest@apopc.com

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