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Position Title:
   Mechanical Technician

Description Summary

Experienced Mechanical Technician to work in an industrial maintenance company in Grand Bahama.  The core focus of this position is to maintain and ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.  The successful candidate must be safety conscious.  


Key Job Duties

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; 
  • Must know how to follow diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies;          placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required skills and experience

  • Proven working experience as a Mechanical Technician
  • Experience in using electrical, pneumatic or manual tools (                        etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Have a steady hand and great attention to detail


Desired qualities and attributes

Be a team player

Be organized

Be well groomed and professional 

Be prompt and possess a good sense of time

Have a positive attitude


Educational requirements

Certification as a Mechanical Technician a plus

High School Diploma or equivalent

10-12 years experience as a welder is a plus

Proficient in English


Physical requirements

The ability to stand and walk for long periods of time and to lift more than 50lbs.

Agility, the ability to bend and hand and finger dexterity.

The ability to work within confined spaces.


Classification

Full-time



This Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.