Position Summary
The Preservation Equipment Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for repairing and maintaining Preservation mechanical equipment. Fixing, servicing, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily based on mechanical principles. Inspects, maintains, and repairs Preservation Equipment of all sizes.  Works on UHP Pumps, Airless Paint Pumps, Plural Component Pumps, Blast Pots, as well as other equipment used within the Preservation Department as directed by Supervisor.  Must possess knowledge of general mechanics of the fore mentioned equipment. Must be good with a wide spectrum of tools. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Confers with operators and observes, tests, and evaluates operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction
  • Disassembles machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs
  • Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
  • Repairs, replaces, adjusts, and aligns components of machinery and equipment
  • Cleans and lubricates parts, equipment, and machinery
  • Test-runs repaired machinery and equipment to verify adequacy of repairs
  • Fabricates replacement parts
  • Welds to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment
  • Orders or requisitions parts and materials
  • Repairs and replaces electrical wiring and components of machinery
  • Records repairs and tests equipment using various resources/support services

Education, Training & Experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience required
  • Experience in a marine environment is preferred

Skills/Technical Knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Concentration and attention to detail required
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow occupational safety and health regulations, other state and federal regulations governing the ship repair and Company practices and procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability work various shifts
Physical Demands
  • The physical demands for this position require continual standing, walking and using fine motor skills for the operation of tools and machinery. 
  • Ability to lift, carry 50lbs. May require some lifting or assistance with heavy equipment.
  • Occasionally requires twisting, turning, bending, climbing, and walking over uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.

  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain 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

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC Expectation of Employee
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Marine & Supply’s 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 Officers, managers & Supervisors about the different divisions and 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.

Our Values
Legacy: Family-owned throughout its history, P.S.I. strives to fulfill the goals that motivated our founder in 1944: we dedicate ourselves wholly to caring for our customers so that they can continue to serve our community.

Commitment: P.S.I. approaches every project with teamwork, determination, and focus. Commitment makes it possible for the most challenging of projects to be completed safely and on-time to consistently exceed our customer’s expectations.

Integrity: Transparency, humility, and accountability are critical to every facet of our business. Leading with integrity allows P.S.I. to continue to operate as the highest-performing commercial shipyard in the state.

Loyalty: At P.S.I., every employee relies on teammates without question and supports each other without pretense. Built on the foundations of trust, loyalty to one another is paramount.

We hope you will consider joining our team! 

Additional Information
This position is represented by The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers, AFL-CIO and its Local Lodge 627.  Candidates must become a member of the union as a condition of employment.

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: Production: Coatings
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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