Assembler, Painter, Crater

Operations Lubbock, Texas


We’re Hiring an Assembler, Painter, Crater! 

If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!

THE ROLE: Xylem seeks to hire an Assembler, Painter, Crater.  This position will assemble turbine pumps of some complexity for shipment or performance testing. In addition, this position will work around and with electrical leads, electric motors, and wiring. 

We offer a full benefits package to include 4 WEEKS Paid Time Off (PTO) for hourly positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and other additional miscellaneous benefits.    

CORE RESPONSIBILITIESTo perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Assemble turbine pumps of some complexity.
  • Read and interpret formal orders and bills of materials.
  • Work from assembly drawings and layouts. 
  • Use hand power tools to do miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Fabricate wooden crates and skids for pumps and components.
  • Mark crates per the order instructions. 
  • Check orders for completeness.
  • Provide weights and dimensions to the export coordinator.
  • Paint pumps using standard and special paints.
  • Support and comply with all safety and 5S requirements related to the position.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • High School Diploma/GED plus 1-2 years of shop related experience.
  • Should be able to read complex drawings and diagrams, use scales, calipers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Use shop arithmetic.  Should have general knowledge of complete range of pumps made at the operation.
  • Must be competent in material handling using forklifts and cranes.
  • Preferred 12 months experience in assembly, testing, painting, & crating.


In this role, the working environment is as follows:

  • Work in standing position 10 hours/shift
  • Considerable arm movement and walking required bending and stooping.
  • Work requires close attention to lifting and handling of medium weight parts up to 35 lbs.  Heavy parts raised to position with chain hoist.
  • Average shop conditions with some temperature variations due to seasons
  • Subjected to noisy environment requires wearing of ear plugs.
  • Work around and with electrical leads, electric motors & wiring.
  • Standard PPE required: safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes with toe and metatarsal guards, gloves, and work uniform.


 Starting pay is dependent on multiple factors, such as skills, experience, and work location, and is not typically at the top of the range.  At Xylem we offer a competitive compensation package with a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with company contribution, paid time off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement.

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.