Walashek
  • 07-Jan-2019 to 08-Mar-2019 (EST)
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We provide paid holidays, vacation, paid medical & dental and 401(k) benefits


The Mechanic is responsible for comprehending and utilizing blueprints, sketches, drawings, technical manuals, and work process instructions in order to repair or replace industrial machinery. This position reports directly to the Lead man or Foreman as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using control and regulating devices
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
  • Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges
  • Fabricate needed parts or items from sheet metal.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy marine equipment to diagnose defects
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
  • Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems
  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records. Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.
  • Adhere to technical documentation, report when tolerances, conditions found do not meet required dimensions and recommend solutions.
  • Must have working knowledge of procedures, strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to follow directions
  • Must be able to read mechanic precise measuring equipment
  • Read and interpret basic drawings and technical manuals
  • Inspection of work, identification of potential problems, initiation of corrective actions.
  • Increase awareness of Quality procedures within department  
  • Perform as a productive working team member that meets daily goals set by the supervisor.
  • General Knowledge of USN Standard Items
  • Knowledge of valves repair and re-build
  • Knowledge of repair and overhaul of pumps
  • Adjust and maintain industrial machinery and possess knowledge of machinery alignment

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience in mechanic role preferred.
  • Industrial and/or marine advanced mechanical experience preferred:
    • Journeyman 3: 5+ years and/or specialized training
    • Journeyman 2: 3-5 years
    • Journeyman 1: 1-3 years
    •  
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and measure using the metric system
  • 2 years' experience working in a Shipyard/and or industrial environment
  • Must be TWIX card and DBIDS credential eligible (as required)

Additional Requirements:

  • Must pass a drug screen
  • Must have a current U.S Driver's License

 

Working Conditions:

 

  • Open-air conditions such as noisy, hot, cold, as well as in an office controlled environment
  • May have to visit projects aboard ships, rigs both on and offshore as well as confined spaces. Must wear hearing, eye, head protection and proper PPE when required
  • Working with hot and sometimes hazardous materials.
  • Aboard ships, both on and offshore as well as confined spaces.
  • Must wear hearing, eye, head protection and proper PPE.
  • Some climbing (100 feet) and lifting (50 lbs.) involved. (Board ships, climb ladders and work in obscure and dense areas).
  • Visits may require standing on a variety of surfaces and at differing angles, bending over, crouching and climbing up and over obstructions such as scaffolding, ladders, and internal barge and boat structural members

We provide paid holidays, vacation, paid medical & dental and 401(k) benefits

Walashek Industrial & Marine Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

 

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