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Maintenance Millwright

Davant, LA 70046

Posted: 10/11/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Skilled Trades Job Number: 21411 Pay Rate: $35-42/hr

Job Description

A successful ship agency, stevedoring, and terminal operations company is looking for a Maintenance Millwright to be accountable for the terminal maintenance function, labor, and programs of conveyors, cranes, heavy equipment, electrical, and material handling systems. The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of hydraulic/pneumatic principles and maintenance best practices. Reporting directly to the Maintenance Shift Lead, the new team member will drive operational excellence through effective maintenance of industrial machinery while ensuring safety & efficiency.

Salary + Additional Benefits:

  • $35-$38/hour
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K - company match

Location: Davant, LA
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Perform all levels of repair and precision maintenance to conveyors, belting, compressors, pumps, motors, gearboxes, structures, and all associated equipment.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems, give recommendations for repairs, and make all critical machine and system adjustments.
  • Remove and install parts, disassemble & assemble components, test, and adjust assemblies with minimal to no supervision.
  • Modify and fabricate machine systems by welding, cutting, grinding, and bolting.
  • Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments.
  • Accurately document repair and wrench time information in company CMMS program. This will include: Cause, Correction, Confirmation.
  • Complete work in a safe and timely manner in compliance with company and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform routine inspections on assigned equipment and report finding in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Perform all work in compliance with company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform any other terminal functions as trained, requested, and instructed by supervision.
  • Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Shift work to include possible evening and weekend shifts.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Advanced knowledge in millwright duties
  • Proficient in welding and fabrication techniques (ARC, MIG)
  • Proficient in hydraulic/pneumatic principles and application
  • Understanding and application of lubricants and maintenance best practices
  • Knowledge and application of machinery alignments both manual and laser
  • Knowledge of use of various heavy equipment including Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu, Manitowoc
  • Friction crane experience is a plus
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT) strongly preferred but not required
  • Ability to attain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Successful completion of background check, physical, and drug screen
  • Skills & Competencies
    • Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, service and parts literature, read build prints, and follow engineering drawings
    • Must be able to use and understand precision measuring devices both metric and standard to include gauges, displays, micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, alignment tools, levels, and torque tools
    • Must be able to communicate thoughts and ideas in both verbal and written form
    • Must have proficient mechanical aptitude as it pertains to structures, leverage, metallurgy, fasteners, rotating assemblies, gears, and material strength
    • Must be highly skilled with hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools & instruments, chain hoist, presses, metal saws, cranes, and rigging equipment
    • Able to work all shifts, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed
    • Must be available to respond to call-out as assigned
    • Ability to maintain regular, dependable attendance
    • Team player
    • Make decisions and execute quickly
    • Honesty and integrity
    • Adaptable and flexible
    • Collaborative- work well with others
    • Excel in high growth, entrepreneurial, and meritocratic environment
    • Comfortable with ambiguity
    • Strong intellectual curiosity
    • Thrive in a pressurized work environment
    • Self- starter
    • Problem solving
    • Communication
    • Customer Focus
    • Accountability
    • Executing both short-term plans and long-term plans tied to vision and “big picture” goals
  • Physical Requirements
    • Must meet “fit for duty” requirements upon job offer (pre-employment physical and drug test)
    • The employee must meet physical requirements, including but not limited to, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing up/down ladders and stairs, negotiating uneven, and moving surfaces
    • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds and work at protected heights up to 130 feet
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
    • Perform work in dusty environment and all types of temperature/weather conditions
    • Ability to work rotating shifts 24/7/365
    • Flexibility to adjust to changing shift work which may require early mornings, nights, and weekends

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Ryan Haywood
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with Light Industrial, General Labor, Manufacturing, Operations, and Customer Service roles.
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