Maintenance Mechanic

Posted 07 July 2022
Salary Health, Dental, Vision provided by employer
Contact NameTravis Weaver

Job description


Maintenance Mechanics are primarily responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance, troubleshooting equipment, equipment modifications, upkeep of buildings, facilities, and properties.


* Performs all tasks in a safe manner and complies with all safety rules and policies including those for PPE use.

* Understands and executes standard operating procedures related to the repair and modification of plant facilities including but not limited to; production equipment, instrumentation, office equipment and plant physical facilities.

* Performs welding, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and other trade functions.

* Orders, receives, and stores spare parts, maintains plant spare parts inventory systems.

* Assists in trouble-shooting equipment problems.

* Reviews the maintenance work lists/ work order lists and carries out all job assignments.

* Completes all required maintenance logs and maintenance forms & paperwork

* Follows plant preventative maintenance programs and mechanical integrity programs.

* Performs instrument calibrations as required

* Paints and labels piping, vessels, and areas of the building as instructed.

* Maintains the grounds surrounding the plant by cutting weeds, trimming bushes, picking up trash, etc.

* Follows all safety procedures in the containing and cleaning up of any small (<5 gallons) spills of hazardous materials.

* Assists production, shipping & receiving when needed and assists all other departments to ensure overall plant performance.


* Helps ensure a place of employment that is free from recognized hazards by performing all job functions in a safe and prudent manner, complying with all applicable loss control related regulations, complying with the Company's loss control policy, and reporting unsafe conditions, work-related accidents, injuries, or illnesses to Loss Control or to the immediate supervisor.

* Reviews the work area for potential losses and loss control opportunities and reports them to Loss Control or to the immediate supervisor.

* Properly uses and maintains personal protective equipment, when provided by the supervisor or Loss Control or required under applicable regulations.

* Perform safe work practices to provide for the control of hazards during maintenance operations including but not limited to lockout /tagout; confined space entry; hot work as necessary, per 29 CFR 1910 .119 Process Safety Management of Highly

Hazardous Chemicals.

* Support implementation of MAESTRO initiatives as needed

* Initiates incident reports for injuries, spills, fires, or other property damage, per 29 CFR 1904 Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness and Company requirements.

* Operate a forklift and aerial platform in a safe and prudent manner.

* Safely lift and carry (for approximately 10-20 feet) heavy objects weighing up to 75 lbs. on an occasional basis.

* Safely climb ladders (using feet, legs, hands, and arms) and work safely at heights (approximately 30 ft.)

* Wear personal protective equipment which may include but not be limited to, hart hat, safety shoes, work uniforms, safety gloves, hearing protection, safety eyewear, arc flash accessories and emergency response equipment.

* Wear dust mask and half/full-face air-purifying and supplied air respirator, in the performance of job duties and emergency response team duties.

* Work in confined spaces, on a periodic basis.


The Stratford CT manufacturing facility is a division of The COMPANY Petrochemicals and Refining USA, Inc. Normal plant production operation is 24 hours, 4 Days with two 8-hour maintenance shifts 5 days per week. This position requires 24 HR/ 7 DAY availability(call-ins) to support plant operations. Requires one to be able to handle multiple interactions with many site departments as well as providing support services to the following departments or groups: Production, Shipping & Receiving, Quality Control, Process Engineering, Office and Logistics, Operations/ HSSE Mgr., and the Safety Committee.

* Manufacturing environment with chemical, physical ergonomic, and electrical hazards. Work includes a variety of physical conditions including, but not limited to, proximity to moving mechanical parts and powered industrial trucks, potential exposure to hot work or steam,

* working with sharp tools and working at heights.

* Work is performed both indoors and outdoors of the manufacturing complex. Worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions, which could include potential exposure normally associated with outdoor conditions (extreme outdoor temperatures, spiders,

* rodents, etc.).

* Worker is subject to atmospheric conditions, including, but not limited to, potential exposure to dust, chemicals, and odors.

* Works with and around hazardous substances.

* Work may require use of protective clothing and equipment, which may include, but not be limited to, eye protection, head protection, hand protection, respiratory protection, arc flash accessories and foot protection.

* Scheduled hours may vary in shifts and length.

* Noise level in the work environment is below the OSHA permissible exposure limits; however, hearing protection is provided by the Company and recommended or required in certain areas of the facility.


* High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

* 5-7 years previous experience in a manufacturing environment required.

* 2-3 years previous experience in a chemical environment preferred.

* Ability to operate a computer and peripheral equipment

* Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently and efficiently.

* Ability to organize and prioritize work in a timely manner and react well under pressure.

* Ability to communicate and work as a member of a team.

* Ability to compute and record data accurately.

* Ability to work and communicate with other departments, co-workers, customers, vendors, and contractors.

* Computer/peripheral equipment, calculator, two-way emergency radios, telephone, scales, pumps and mixers, hand tools, packaging equipment, powered industrial vehicles, and a variety of other manufacturing equipment

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.