Job Description

This position is responsible for brazing material for various metals in accordance with defined specifications and drawings for Parker Wellbore’s tools manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas.

Essential functions

  • Brazes cutters on downhole drill bits, and brazes crushed carbide filler to drill bits and mills.
  • Assist shop mechanic when needed, and performs general workshop maintenance.
  • Keeps count of full and empty oxygen tanks, acetylene, welding leads.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Workshop Manager.


Necessary qualifications, skills and abilities

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Must possess the training and experience required of a Carbide Dresser to perform the functions of the job as shown above.
  • Must have excellent oral and written English communication skills, including the ability to recognize hazards, alarms and warnings and convey these to the proper personnel; and prepare daily reports.
  • Must possess basic math skills.
  • Must be able to assist with handling shipping documents and taking stock counts.
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws, regulations and company’s safety policies.
  • Must be focused on keeping workspace clean and tidy, including sweeping and daily hose rollbacks.
  • Must possess good reasoning ability.
  • Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.
  • Training and experience in the use of overhead trolley cranes is a benefit.
  • Must possess the necessary certificates, licenses, and registrations to safely perform the functions of a Brazer.
  • Must be able to pass brazing tests in accordance with company’s braze procedure specifications. Tests may be conducted at a third-party facility.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 – $22.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:


Work setting:

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Houston, TX 77073: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Carbide Welding: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: One location