Mechanics are responsible for repairing and maintaining various mechanical equipment.
Essential Job Functions
Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems, identify, propose and implement remedies.
Perform mechanical repairs and maintenance aboard dredges and other marine vessels
Install, assemble, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair various mechanical and hydraulic equipment; including but not limited to winches, gearboxes, clutches, and pumps
Reads diagrams, schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals for repair and diagnostic information of hydraulic and mechanical equipment
Sets up mechanical equipment and provides assistance to users of equipment
Perform other duties as assigned
Follows all company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an "Incident and Injury Free" work environment
3-5 years of mechanical experience
1-2 years of marine electrical experience minimum
This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language
Must have a high school diploma or GED
Trade Certification or equivalent helpful, but not necessary
Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site
Travel (by land, air, and water) to field locations is required, transportation paid.
Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, confined spaces, and high noise levels
Ability to work a 50 hour work week M-F, overtime as needed
Must be able to work 7 days/week as needed
Ability to read, interpret, and troubleshoot hydraulic drawings and systems
Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and mechanical drawings
Ability to troubleshoot mechanical equipment
Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors
Ability to work independently and with others - team player
Required Certifications or Licenses
Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels
Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders that have capacity limits of 300 lbs.
Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted
Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat and lift for long periods of time.
Ability to work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work from platforms. Must be capable of working outside in the elements including but not limited to the heat, cold, rain, snow and wind; and must be able to work for long period of times up to 12 hours a day.
This Job Description does not cover all of the required duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position, any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of Weeks Marine, Inc., with or without notice.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Weeks Marine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Weeks Marine Inc