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Maintenance Mechanic - Houston, Texas

Company: Southwest Shipyard Lp
Location: Houston
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF COMPANYSouthwest Shipyard, LP provides gas freeing and cleaning services, steaming, and flaring services, Barge and boat repair, Surface preparation and painting, water treatment and new construction services to the commercial and government marine industry. Southwest Shipyard owns and operates four (4) shipyards in South Texas with direct deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico. We take pride in our dedicated and experienced workforce that focuses on Quality, Safety and Environmental Excellence. Our motto is "Faster, Safer, Better". JOB SUMMARYThis position is responsible for the upkeep of buildings and mechanical systems, including repair, maintenance, and the installation of system components, and facility maintenance. Additionally, this position may be required to perform emergency repairs, which necessitates the ability to troubleshoot promptly. The Maintenance Mechanics will work with large production machines, heavy equipment, and HVAC. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform pump service/maintenance activities, facility maintenance, preventative maintenance, mechanical work, including taking accurate measurements, completing documentation, and referencing proper standards/documentation to ensure quality craftsmanship.
  • Utilize hand tools effectively; wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, impact tools, hammers, mallets, grinders, reading meters.
  • Operate, maintain, and/or repair powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms, and bridge cranes.
  • Complete fabrication as needed throughout the yard.
  • Responsible for maintaining tools, equipment, stock levels (parts and lubes) for the department. Small hand tools must be furnished by Mechanic, specialized tools needed will be furnished by SWSLP, or as directed by Maintenance Manager.
  • Preventative maintenance duties to perform hands on maintenance, troubleshooting, and complete repair work on pumps, vacuum pumps, submergible pumps, and direct acting steam pumps.
  • Ability to dialogue with yard and vendor personnel to perform maintenance or repair needs on mechanical equipment.
  • Assess damages and diagnose possible problems with the equipment such as pumps, compressors, HVAC, welding machines, heavy equipment, generators, motors, hand tools, boilers, and cranes.
  • Required to perform quality assurance inspection of parts according to standard operating procedure requirements.
  • Conduct testing, inspecting, repairing, and re-assembling basic equipment, components, and systems including but not limited to overhead bridge cranes, hoists, gear boxes, forklifts, company vehicles, pneumatic and mechanical systems, power transmission components, combustion engines, boiler systems, and electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Maintain close communication with Supervisor on status of daily activities and issues which may arise.
  • Assist with planning and preparing daily schedule to facilitate efficient completion of duties.
  • Adhere to and ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards, regulations, and policies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
    • Must be proficient in English and be able to communicate effectively with others; Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
    • Ability to multitask, learn quickly, and meet deadlines as needed.
    • Strong attention to detail, with a strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction.
    • Self-starter who can operate without direct supervision, with a strong sense of urgency.
    • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner.
    • Be detail-oriented, have steady hands, and the ability to follow instructions.
    • Ability to understand Company Quality Manual and procedures described and required.
    • Ability to manage time and tasks effectively and efficiently. PHYSICAL / MENTAL REQUIREMENTSThe employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation. The individual must be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required. This includes hard hat, safety glasses, life vest, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, personal flotation devices (PFD's), or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done. In addition, Employees in this position must also be capable of:
      • Walking, stepping, climbing, or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, which may be of varying heights and access parameters.
      • Standing, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, squatting, climbing, crawling, or sitting for long periods of time.
      • Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands and back in performance of work.
      • Climbing stairs, and/or vertical ladders of varying heights.
      • Working in confined work areas and/or elevated heights.
      • Lifting objects of minimum of 10lbs, with maximum single-person lift limit of 50lbs, with frequent lifting and carrying.
      • Adapting to temperature changes, outdoor conditions, and prolonged exposure to dusty, wet, or humid conditions, loud noises, and vibration.
      • Visually inspecting equipment and verifying information, often in small print.
      • Driving and/or operating heavy machinery safely and be alert and aware of surroundings at all times.
      • Applying sideways/upward/downward pressure to tighten and loosen hardware. The Company expects and requires all employees to observe and fulfill all safety responsibilities as outlined in workplace safety training, and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Regular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
        • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
        • Minimum 5 years' experience in Industrial and/or Manufacturing maintenance.
        • Valid Driver License with ability to maintain a good driving record.
        • Basic computer knowledge and proficiency and/or a demonstrated technical aptitude to learn; Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.
        • Demonstration of basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units to measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals); ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent preferred.
        • Forklift experience required; certification preferred.
        • Bilingual - Spanish, preferred. WORK SCHEDULERegular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. Monday-Friday - Brady Island-Houston, TX - 6:00am to 3:00pmWeekend Availability Required. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. BENEFITS
          • Competitive Salary.
          • Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life).
          • 401(k)/Retirement Savings.
          • Friendly Work Environment.
          • Paid-Time off/Holidays.
          • Career Path Opportunities EEO Statement Southwest Shipyard, LP is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.? Southwest Shipyard, LP participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.? Southwest Shipyard, LP is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Southwest Shipyard, LP, via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Southwest Shipyard, LP in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of Southwest Shipyard, LP. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Southwest Shipyard, LP. PI2e00082b21c4-31181-32919384

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