Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Northwest Pipe Company
November 9, 2023
Vancouver, WA
Job Type


Job Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic repairs, maintains and performs preventive/predictive maintenance on plant equipment. This position provides specialty support to the maintenance department and production departments throughout the facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follows all safety and company policies / procedures and promotes a safe culture
  • Complies with all OSHA safety requirements, work rules and regulations
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment
  • Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical difficulties on diesel powered heavy construction and power-driven equipment including trucks, tractors, bull dozers, backhoes, diesel trucks; diagnose cause of malfunction using knowledge of electronic and mechanical test equipment.
  • Perform inspection of assigned equipment; replace or repair faulty parts and equipment.
  • Overhaul, repair, rebuild and adjust engines, transmissions, differentials and clutches; perform inspection of assigned equipment; repair and replace accessories on equipment.
  • Tune up engines by replacing ignition parts and cleaning and adjusting carburetors.
  • Diagnose and repair computerized control systems, ignition systems, power steering and cooling systems.
  • Maintain/propose standard operating procedures (SOPs) and job safety analysis(JSAs)

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Fluid Power (pumps, valves, and pneumatics, and seals) repair and maintenance
  • Power transmission (bearings, brakes, clutches, drives, and lubrication) repair and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting Hydraulics and pneumatics HVAC&R
  • Use of precision measuring equipment
  • Steam generation and transmission
  • Use of test equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
  • Ability to secure power and lock out equipment for maintenance procedures
  • Managing one's own time and taking initiative
  • Able to follow directions and meet deadlines

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent Certification and or Associates Degree preferred
  • Successful completion of apprenticeship program strongly desired

Compensation: $25-$34

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