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Maintenance Mechanic

Location: 

USA - TX - Port Arthur - OCI

Job Category: 

Operations

Education Level: 

High School Diploma

Status: 

Full Time

Job Description: 

Responsible for the maintenance of plant equipment and facilities to insure their maximum contribution to the safety, quality and productivity of the plant.

Essential Job Duties:
Equipment removal, installation, alignment, troubleshooting and repair.
All pipefitting work for water, gas, air, fuels and hydraulics.
Field and/or shop layout work.
Field and/or shop welding and burning.
Operation of all mobile equipment required on the job for material or parts placement.
Other types of tasks involving the maintenance, modification, and new installation of equipment and facilities.
Ensures that the work areas, equipment, and work practices are in compliance with the regulatory codes, statues, and company requirements.
Reports all injuries, regardless of seriousness, immediately to the supervisor.
Advises the supervisor on matters relating to the improvement and the continued safe functioning of plant equipment and facilities.
Assists in the development of written safety procedures prepared for job performed in the maintenance department.
Performs work in a highly functional and consistent manner.
Ensures that work performed meets the job specifications.
Advises the supervisor on matters relating to the improvement and maintenance of coke quality and workmanship.
Makes recommendations whenever possible regarding potential improvements in operation or maintenance of plant facilities through changes and modifications in material, equipment, procedures and schedules.
Ensures compliance with safety, personnel, timekeeping, payroll, attendance and other plant procedures or guidelines

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Communicates clearly and concisely in a variety of communication settings and styles. Effectively tailors the message to the needs of the audience.
Establishes goals and objectives which are specific, measurable, achievable and relevant.
Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner.
Knowledge of electrical, instrumentation or heavy equipment mechanical preferred.
Personnel qualifying for this classification must successfully pass proficiency tests and be able to demonstrate skills immediately.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma required.
Experience with pipefitting work for water, gas, air, fuels and hydraulics.
Experience with shop welding and burning.
Physical Requirements:
Typically works in plant environment, which may include extreme working conditions and inclement weather conditions.
As needed, lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
Must be able to work in confined spaces and in elevated work areas.
Must be able to handle working with coal and petroleum coke products and be around vapors with respiratory protection.
Must be able to work with wrenches, pipe wrenches and other tools; requires turning and tightening nuts and bolts.
Must be able to load and unload heavy equipment, either with manual labor or by operating heavy machinery.
Must be able to pass general physically fit testing.
Must train in safety and hazmat requirements at the facility.
Must be required to move about to coordinate work.
Ability to communicate or exchange ideas by means of verbal or written word to impart information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed Instructions to other workers.
Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
Must be able to travel as needed.


If you would like to apply for this job, submit your resume with a cover letter to: portarthurjobs@oxbow.com.



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