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Fairport Harbor Mechanic


Fairport Harbor, OH, US, 44077

Req ID:  83572
Facility:  Fairport Harbor Ops-Lyo
Department:  FPO Maintenance
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins, Refining and Su


Basic Function

This position provides mechanical repairs, preventative maintenance, and reliability improvements on the process equipment in order to fulfill the primary mission of the Maintenance Department while increasing plant reliability, on-stream time and ensuring maintenance activities are performed safely and efficiently to high quality standards.  The maintenance technician is expected to function in a multi-craft environment.  

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Use proactive Hazard Recognition techniques to work safely at all times and actively support the plant safety process.  Follow and know the plant policies and procedures.  
  • Be available to work overtime, off hour call outs and duty weeks.
  • Fulfill plant and department qualification requirements and continuously develop new skills.  
  • Make quality decisions based on company needs and efficiencies.  
  • Be able to use computer systems to execute and report on maintenance work. 
  • Have the ability to use precision measurement tools.  Have knowledge on how to read mechanical drawings and blueprints.
  • Use the proper rigging techniques and proper signaling for lifting heavy loads.
  •  Have strong analytical skills to systematically troubleshoot and repair rotating and reciprocating process equipment.  Repair various pieces of stationary equipment. 
  • General knowledge of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, gear reducers, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, hydraulics and piping systems is preferred.  
  • Familiar with different mechanical equipment driver alignment techniques and be able to properly execute align of mechanical equipment.
  • Complete layout and fabrication of piping and tubing.  Repair or replace valves and fittings and properly disassemble and assemble.
  • Become qualified and safely operate rolling equipment (Manlift, Scissors lift Fork Truck, etc.) as needed.
  • Self-starter and capable of leading formal or informal work groups.

Min. Qualifications

In addition to items above the candidate should possess:

  • A High school diploma/GED 
  • 5 years of hands-on mechanical manufacturing maintenance experience with heavy industrial, chemical or oil refining preferred.
  • Hands-on mechanical maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of various hand and power tools and their use.
  • Perform under adverse conditions such as heavy lifting, cramped working conditions, extremes in weather conditions, confined spaces, elevated heights and noisy areas.
  • Contribute to a team setting maintaining high quality of work and good housekeeping standards; math and measurement skills. 
  •  Job may require extended hours, work on weekends; call-outs and turnaround work (day or night) with short notice.  
  • Other personal qualities essential for success are a desire to share knowledge and experiences, a willingness to work cooperatively with others, self-motivated, accountability for individual actions and, desire to achieve superior technical and interpersonal outcomes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree in mechanical maintenance or millwright journeyman’s certification and experience with heavy industrial, chemical or oil refining preferred.


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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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