Summary: The Mechanic will repair and maintain equipment necessary to provide daily and long term support for stevedoring activities.
Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair all types of stevedoring equipment.
Primary contact for diagnosing problems with electric-powered forklifts.
Perform preventive maintenance on stevedoring equipment; plug in and check fluid levels for electric forklift batteries daily.
Complete written inspection report, work order, and parts list. Must seek repair authorization and approval for parts that are not in parts inventory.
Deliver and position equipment for various stevedoring activities, remain on site to perform emergency repairs during vessel/terminal operations.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
Basic written communication skills required for completion of daily reports.
Ability to train others on software applications that support the departments operations.
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.
Minimum Requirements (Education, Experience, Certifications):
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
A minimum of 2+ years in utility and maintenance required.
Must have at work a basic set of mechanics hand and air tools at least up to 1 1/2" wrenches, sockets, metric, and standard
The ability to climb up and down on equipment and ladders
The ability to work in changing hot and cold climates based on weather conditions
The ability to work in an environment that may be hazardous to persons unable to see and hear fast moving equipment
The ability to stand long period of times
The ability to lift 50 pounds
The ability to use a computer/keyboard
The ability to work flexible hours
Ports America is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Ports America, Inc.