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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company: Kinder Morgan
Location: Port Sulphur
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:


Position Description




Job Responsibilities-Diagnose problems and make repairs to heavy equipment, cranes, loaders, dozers, etc...-Installing, maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing primarily heavy equipment related to the unloading, loading, transfer, and storage of bulk materials. -Dismantle and repair heavy equipment including diesel and gas engines, electric motors and generators, hydraulic and pneumatic attachments, control systems, fuel and brake systems, etc.-Perform preventive maintenance on mechanical engines, vehicles, and equipment used in bulk handling operations.-Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and safety devices on equipment and make adjustments.-Operate a variety of tools/equipment such as cutting torch, welder, forklift, hand tools, power tools (impact wrench, drills, etc...), and electric meters.-Perform work from blueprints, sketches, or verbal instructions.-Participate in and promote safety and environmental programs.-Perform all work in compliance with company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.-Provide emergency response to minimize terminal down time and respond to emergencies within a reasonable response time.-Check repairs to make sure the unit is in an "Operational Condition".-Responsible for keeping a high standard of quality while fulfilling the duties of the position-General upkeep and service of equipment including, but not limited to, greasing, fueling, checking fluid levels, and proper completion of daily inspection report.-Perform other duties as assigned



Position Requirements




Position Requirements -High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.- Experience working on all types of equipment specifically; dozers, wheel loader, fork trucks, and excavators.-Ability to troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.-Previous experience in an industrial or bulk handling facility preferred.-Must be able to work with a team, take direction from the supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedule, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.-Must possess the physical and mental dexterity to manipulate pedals, levers, and buttons to control the speed and direction of the equipment.-Must be able to take on additional responsibilities as needed.-Must maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance.-Must be able to work overtime as needed.-Must be able to respond to call outs.-Must be able to work long hours, in excess of 12 hours, when required.-Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.-Willing and able to work at heights.-Able to negotiate uneven surfaces.-Able to carry up to 50 lbs.-Must be able to pass company drug screen, background check, and any other applicable tests and clearances.-Must be able to attain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).-Requires work in all types of weather conditions. Experience
1 - 3 years of mechanical maintenance experience (Heavy Equipment experience a plus).





EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.












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Keywords: Kinder Morgan, New Orleans , Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Other , Port Sulphur, Louisiana

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