Journeyman Mechanic- Powershop

Ports America, Inc. San Pedro , CA 90732

Posted 4 months ago


The Journeyman mechanic is required and able to service and repair all vehicles, heavy equipment, including chassis and container refrigeration for all Stevedore/Terminal operations in a timely efficient manner.

Essential Duties:

  • Removal/Replacement/Trouble shooting of diesel engines

  • Removal/Replacement /Trouble shooting of gas / propane engines

  • Removal/Replacement/Trouble shooting of hydraulic systems

  • Removal/Replacement /Trouble shooting of electrical systems

  • Metal fabricating as necessary

  • Removal/Replacement /Trouble shooting of refrigeration systems

  • Removal/Replacement /Trouble shooting of brake systems

  • Removal/Replacement/Trouble shooting of transmissions

  • Removal /Replacement/Trouble shooting of Differentials

  • Removal/Replacement/Trouble shooting of Suspensions

  • Removal/Replacement/Trouble shooting of Hydraulic brakes(autos and lifts)

  • Removal/Replacement /Trouble shooting of Hydraulic pumps (cylinders and valves)

  • Removal/Replacement/Trouble shooting of diagnostic systems

  • Removal/Replacement/Trouble shooting of air conditioning

  • Auto body detailing as needed.

  • Removal/Replacement/Repair of tires for all vehicles and heavy equipment


  • Trouble Shoot repair all types of power equipment, terminal and stevedore

  • Be able to weld Arc, Gas, Tig,& Mig

  • Be able to communicate, both verbal and written

  • Positive attitude


  • Two years of related schooling plus seven years of applicable experience.

  • Selected candidate will be required to be a member of the IAM Union and will be governed by the applicable bargaining unit agreement.

Physical Working Conditions

  • Requires the full use of the person's hands, arms and legs.

  • Upper-body strength to be able to R/R engines, transmissions, truck rear-ends, all applicable hydraulic cylinders that are associated with large forklifts and all container handling equipment.

  • Standing, sitting, squatting, lying down.

  • Able to lift, pull stretch to use and reach power equipment.

  • Able to climb ladders.

  • Able to see and hear fast moving equipment.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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