Job Opening - Engineering Systems Administrator

General Function: 

Performs the duties essential to maintain and control the recording and distribution of all product engineering data, documentation related thereto, and the part drawing files.  Primary responsibility for the input, maintenance and accuracy of the bills of material and specifications used in the manufacturing of all products. Manipulates and distributes electronic data stored on Engineering Network.  This includes all drawings, DGCs and specifications that are viewed by all Bristol Compressors’ personnel whether they are being viewed for research purposes or viewed for the purpose of producing product. Responsible for the Engineering Product Data Management (EPDM) module within the MAPICS platform.  Performs at a level that requires minimal supervision.
Specific Responsibilities:

1) Support of engineering and other departments in the construction, computer input and release of new or revised bills of material (BMs), pilot run BMs, product outline drawings (DGCs), engineering specifications, application bulletins, etc. 

2) Maintain and ensure accuracy of all engineering data files.  This includes bills of material, engineering notice (EN) files, EN log file, part number database, specifications, product technical specifications published on the Web, obsolete files, etc. 

3) Construct/mark-up new BMs, drawings and DGCs based upon Marketing requests. 

4) Maintain code plate database which controls the product information on each label that is applied to each compressor produced. 

5) Manipulates and distributes electronic data. This involves moving electronic files from a “pre-release” status to a “locked” status upon production release of such files (drawings, specifications, etc.) to prevent said files from being modified.  Details of this procedure are covered in Bristol’s specification on the release of Engineering documents. 

6) Maintain database and distribution of Deviation Requests. 

7) Maintain Engineering ISO documents. Represent Engineering in ISO audits, as well as other audits as required. 

8) Maintain files as related to patents granted to Bristol Compressors. 

9) Provide direction/instruction to employees within the Bristol organization as related to MAPICS’ EPDM module.

10) Assist all other departments regarding questions or needs as related to document control function.  This includes questions that should arise from the production lines during actual production of product.

11) Involvement in the implementation of Solidworks PDM database and workflows.

12) Creation and maintenance of unique databases as needed. 13)  Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: College degree preferred or equivalent experience.



Job Opening - Electrical/Mechanical Technician

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Seeking an experienced maintenance technician knowledgeable in troubleshooting Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeric controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.
  • Update and/or modify existing electrical systems and controls.
  • Update, modify, or create electrical schematics.
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various material, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.
  • Informs appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  •  Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Assists and/or trains other maintenance and/or other technical level employees.

Experience/Qualifying Skills:

  • 3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas. 
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Computer experience/operation, PLC programming, and experience with 5volt ttl systems are necessary.
  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.
  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Experience with medium and high voltage electricity. Must be highly safety conscious.
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.
  • Willing to work any shift and overtime as required.


  • Minimum high school education required.
  • Associates degree in Electronics or Electricity preferred.  



Qualified individuals should fax a resume to: (276) 645-7558
Or email to the following address: human_resources@bristolcompressors.com


Human Resources

Benefits Include:

  • Onsite Healthcare Clinic
  • Onsite Credit Union
  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Life Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Plans
  • 401K Retirement Plans
  • Wellness Programs


Bristol Compressors International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

People are the cornerstone of our business.  Our continued success depends heavily on our full and effective utilization of qualified people without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification.

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