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Maintenance Mechanic


USA - TX - Port Arthur - Oxbow Calcining LLC

Job Category: 


Education Level: 

High School Diploma


Full Time

Job Description: 

Troubleshoots and repairs plant equipment and machinery in accordance with company standards in a safe and expedient manner.

Essential Job Duties:
• Repairs machinery and equipment in accordance with previous established job plans.
• Troubleshoots and diagnoses machinery and equipment.
• Repairs machinery and equipment on an emergency or preventative basis.
• Lubricates equipment and machinery.
• Troubleshoots tools and systems including complex hydraulic systems.
• Documents equipment historical data for the purpose of reliability analysis and planning necessary upgrades.
• Provides handover to oncoming mechanic to ensure a seamless transition of work during shift changes.
• Performs periodic inventory of spare parts for systems in area of responsibility to ensure minimal downtime.
• Maintains order, cleanliness and housekeeping in areas of responsibility.
• Works in the shop or in the field depending on work assignments or work location.
• Actively participates in pre job safety meetings, weekly safety meetings and other required annual training.
• Reports any issues that can impact the environment or the safety of the employees.
• Responsible for the safe and compliant storage/inspection/usage of tools and equipment as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Communicates clearly and concisely in a variety of communication settings and styles. Effectively tailors the message to the needs of the audience.
• Establishes goals and objectives which are specific, measurable, achievable and relevant.
• Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner.

Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Certification from trade or technical school in maintenance or repair preferred.
• Five or more years of work experience as a mechanic or a similar capacity.
• Must have a Class C license, or valid CDL A or B drivers’ license depending on the vehicle required to drive on the job.
• Must be skillful in rebuilding, inspecting and repairing equipment, including hydraulic, electrical and overhauling engines and transmissions.

Physical Requirements:
• Typically works in outdoors environment, which may include extreme working conditions and inclement weather conditions.
• As needed, lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work in confined spaces and in elevated work areas.
• Must be able to handle working with coal and petroleum coke products and be around vapors with respiratory protection.
• Must be able to work with wrenches, pipe wrenches and other tools; requires turning and tightening nuts and bolts.
• Must be able to load and unload heavy equipment, either with manual labor or by operating heavy machinery.
• Must be able to pass general physically fit testing.
• Must train in safety and hazmat requirements at the facility.
• Must be required to move about to coordinate work.
• Ability to communicate or exchange ideas by means of verbal or written word to impart information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed instructions to other workers.
• Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
• Must be able to travel as needed.

NOTE: This job description reflects the company’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Assigned tasks are subject to change at any time due to company discretion, job requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Oxbow Carbon LLC is an EOE/ADA employer

If you would like to apply for this job, submit your resume with a cover letter to:

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