Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
- Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts
- Align machines and equipment using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and other various devices
- Repair and lubricates machines and equipment
- Assemble and install equipment using hand tools and power tools
- Signal crane operator to lower units to center line
- Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts or position parts using various tools
- Move machinery and equipment using hoists, dollies, rollers and trucks
- Support other trades as required to include assisting in rigging, disassembly, reassembly and inspection of mechanical and electrical systems and components
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Ability to interpret layouts, prints and other technical documentation
Fairlead Integrated, LLC and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).
Category: Outside Machinist
NOTE: The following descriptions is a GENERAL OVERVIEW of this career, and not a description of a particular job posting.
An outside machinist installs and repairs equipment, sets up and handles manufacturing machinery and ensures that production equipment is adequate and functional. The machinist also operates machines manually or through control mechanisms, inspects equipment and materials and communicates with co-workers, subordinates and superiors.
An Outside Machinist's typical duties include:
- Disassembling or dismantling valves or pumps, inspecting for wear and assessing replacement need, then re-assembling
- Installing stanchions and hand rails for gratings and ladders
- Installing piping for steam, exhaust, suction, discharge, heating, and/or refrigeration
- Dismantling, inspecting and repairing deck machinery, main engines, generator governors, and/or turbines
- Running horizontal and vertical lines for alignment of engines
- Overhauling and repairing refrigerating machinery
Most outside machinist careers require a high school diploma, as well as training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree.
Outside machinists usually need one or two years of on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be available.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is typically required. Outside Machinists generally have a broad background in diesel repair and maintenance.