Position Summary: 
The Outside Machinist is responsible for the repairing and maintaining shipboard mechanical equipment. Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles. Inspects, maintains, and repairs marine vessels of all sizes.  Works on vessels’ hulls, engines, transmissions, navigational equipment, and sometimes electrical propulsion.  Must possess knowledge of general mechanics of marine vessels in additional to knowledge of general machines to repair marine vessels and/or marine components, parts, etc. Must be good with a wide spectrum of tools. 

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC 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 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
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Repair, modify, or overhaul various types of equipment or systems
  • Set up and operate portable machining tools or equipment
  • Manufacture, repair, and rebuild parts/items of equipment from raw stock of different metals and metal alloys through the use of conventional or computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools and precision handwork
  • Tests and inspects installed machinery and equipment
  • Perform pump alignment to motor
  • Dismantles, repairs, or replaces defective parts and reassemble machinery using tools such as: chain hoists, steel rollers, etc.
  • Install ship machinery such as propelling machinery and steering gear working from blueprints and using hand tools, calipers, and micrometers
  • Fabricates replacement parts, using machine shop tools such as lathe, boring mill, planer, shaper and milling machine
  • 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
  • Test-runs repaired machinery and equipment to verify adequacy of repairs

  • Minimum of 5+ years of related experience required
  • High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional vocational courses or technical school graduate

  • Experience with marine mechanical systems in a repair department/shipyard required
  • Requires excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Requires concentration, and attention to detail
  • 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
  • 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 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


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

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