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Southwest Shipyard, LP Is Hiring A Maintenance Electrician

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the upkeep of buildings and mechanical systems, including repair, maintenance, and the installation of system components, troubleshooting, 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 and heavy equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Perform pump service/maintenance activities, troubleshooting, electrical work, facility maintenance, preventative maintenance, and 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, and reading meters.
  • Operate, maintain, and/or repair powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms, and bridge cranes.
  • Responsible for maintaining tools, equipment, and stock levels (parts and lubes) for the department. Small hand
  • tools must be furnished by the employee and the list documented with the department manager and HR files. 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, welding machines, heavy equipment, generators, motors, hand tools, boilers, cranes, and flares. 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 hydraulic systems.
  • Maintain close communication with the Supervisor on the status of daily activities and issues which may arise.
  • Assist with planning and preparing daily schedules 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 have the ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to understand the Company Quality Manual and procedures described and required.
  • Ability to manage time and tasks effectively and efficiently.

Physical / Mental Requirements

The 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 areas where it is required. This includes a hard hat, safety glasses, life vest, respirators, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, personal flotation devices (PFDs), or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and the location where 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 the performance of work.
  • Climbing stairs, and/or vertical ladders of varying heights.
  • Working in confined work areas and/or elevated heights.
  • Lifting objects of a minimum of 10lbs, with a 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.

Experience & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Industrial and/or Manufacturing maintenance.
  • Valid Driver's License with the 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 is required; certification is preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish, preferred.

Company Description

Southwest 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.

Southwest 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.

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