Shop Mechanic - Norfolk

Location: Norfolk, Virginia US


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Job Number: 21900

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Job Description
*This position is based out of the Fairbanks Morse Service Center in Norfolk, VA.*

The Shop Mechanic is an entry level mechanic that performs repairs and overhauls of engine components under the supervision of Sr. Mechanics. The Mechanic shall maintain a professional and positive attitude, perform quality workmanship, and be responsive to customer needs.
Required Skills

  • Ability to perform inspections and document results.
  • Ability to perform repairs and overhauls of engine components.
  • Assist in the repair and overhaul of diesel engines on marine vessels or at customer sites when necessary.
  • Assigned to shop and warehouse duties including general machining, assembly, part receiving, inventory, and miscellaneous shop duties.

  • Perform work related tasks in accordance with company product-line tech manuals.
  • Document work performed in daily service reports.
  • Document results of tests and inspections.

  • Perform work related tasks in accordance with published safety guidelines.
  • Wear appropriate PPE per company guidelines and in accordance with job duties.
  • Immediately report all work related accidents or injuries to the appropriate personnel.
  • Complete annual safety training requirements.
  • Report all near miss or potential safety hazards in writing.

  • Provide accurate and timely reporting according to company guidelines.
  • Provide time cards, expense reports, mileage reports, project reports.
  • Maintain personal tool inventory in accordance with company policy.
  • Maintain company property according to company policies.
  • Document use of Vehicle, credit cards, test equipment, laptop, and pager.

  • Perform high quality workmanship.
  • Be responsive to customer needs and act as an FME ambassador of customer.
  • Provide answers to all questions and concerns

  • Complete all work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Adhere to company dress code and safety regulations.
  • Maintain professional attitude and appearance.

Required Experience
  • Required experience (one or more of the following)
    • High School Diploma or GED required and ASDT ( Associate of Applied Science Diesel Technology) preferred
    • Three years military experience - navy engineman
    • Equivalent industry experience
  • Basic knowledge of diesel engine
  • Must be able to read and interpret engine line diagrams and blueprints
  • Technical skills
    • High mechanical aptitude
  • Interpersonal Skills
    • Professional attitude
    • Reliable
    • Works well with others
  • Other skills:
    • Proficiency in English language (verbal and writing)
    • Ability to handle stressful situations
    • Must have ability to regularly lift at least 35 pounds
    • Maintain valid driver's license
    • Computer skills
      • Basic word processing
      • Spreadsheet processing
      • Electronic mail
      • Internet
  • Job Progression requirements
    • Interest and capability of being promoted to Sr. Mechanic.
    • Completion of FME Training Manual.
    • Complete appropriate on the Job Training.
  • U.S. Citizen due to work on government projects
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Job Location
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Position Type

City: Norfolk

Location_formattedLocationLong: Norfolk, Virginia US

State: Virginia

Community / Marketing Title: Shop Mechanic - Norfolk

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Requisition Number: 2015686

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