Position Title:       Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Reports To:          Assistant Facilities Manager – Equipment and Waterfront Logistics

Position Summary:
Maintain and repair facilities’ equipment to ensure optimal functional purpose.

Pacific Shipyards Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards’ policies and procedures.
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully.
  • Communicates regularly with managers & supervisors about the department’s issues.
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates.
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Run maintenance, oil changes, and repairs on facilities’ equipment such as hydraulic hoses, forklifts, compressors, generators, welding machines, cranes, preservation equipment, machine shop tools, diesel engines, and company vehicles. 
  • Maintain periodic scheduled checks for equipment to ensure all are in working order and prolong the life of equipment.
  • Troubleshoot electric and mechanical failures on equipment in the field, get equipment operational in a safe and timely manner.
  • Operate equipment such as forklifts, overhead cranes, and company trucks.
  • Pump fuel for vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must be flexible in work hours, on call as needed.

Skills/Technical Knowledge:
  • Basic electrical knowledge for equipment and facilities.
  • Basic knowledge for handling fluids and gases under pressure.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical and electrical issues.  Implement solutions to prevent operational and maintenance issues.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively operate office equipment, to include desktop computers, calculators, printers, copy machines and telephones.
  • Verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Good attitude; must be a team player.

  • Shipyard Experience valuable
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 10+ years trade experience preferred
  • Government and Navy vessel experience highly desirable

Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to carry, lift, push/pull, bend, and squat up to 50 lbs.

  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening, physical test and a background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers' license in good standing, class 3 or higher
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Additional Information:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

Department: Facilities
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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