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Mechanic III

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 03/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 443 Pay Rate: 41,600

Job Description

Under general direction, maintains and performs complex repairs of boilers, chillers, and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, motors, compressors, and distribution system equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Observe mechanical systems, equipment and devices in operation and check for abnormal conditions.  Provide operational and maintenance recommendations to management as required.

2. Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts.  Experienced in disassembly, repairs, rebuilds and reassembly of equipment. 

3. Examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections and failures.  Engage with appropriate resources to perform root cause analysis of failures.  Recommend corrective actions to management.

4. Utilize prior experience and technical documentation to properly perform maintenance and repairs in accordance with OEM specifications. 

5. Adjust functional parts of equipment and mechanical control devices.

6. Align rotating equipment to manufacturers' specifications.  Knowledgeable and fluent in using digital alignment and manual precision alignment tools. 

7. Repair or replace defective parts. Install special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts.  Knowledgeable about lubrication specifications, applications, and requirements. 

8. Start equipment to test performance.  Provide online testing and troubleshooting of equipment and creates technical reports to capture test data, lessons learned and build equipment repair reports.

9. Set up and operate electrical and pneumatic tools to make and repair parts.

10. Initiate orders for parts and machines.  Perform checks with OEM and technical manuals to ensure proper parts are ordered. 

11. Maintain records and prepare detailed reports on equipment maintenance; write detailed work scopes for machinery overhaul.

12. Monitor and serve as the mechanical field lead and technical expert during work projects or when utilizing contractor resources.

13. Clean work area, tools, and equipment.

14. Train lower-classified mechanics, as needed.

15. Perform all work in a safe manner and in accordance with company safety rules and procedures.

16. Wear OSHA-approved safety glasses, hearing protection, and safety shoes at all times, and other personal protective equipment such as hard hats and respirators, as required.

17. Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.


Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, specifications, plans, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports.  Ability to speak effectively with employees of organization.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills and Abilities
Must have valid Texas driver’s license and insurability.  Ability to operate forklift, Broderson crane and overhead cranes, and ability to use common and special tools used in plant environment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, or walk; use hands to fingers, handle and feel objects, tools, and controls; ability to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to vibration.  The employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme cold.

The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

The information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Days: Monday through Friday
Hours: 6:00am - 2:30pm


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