Job Duties:

  • Inspect, maintain, and repair all chassis, refrigerated units, power packs, gensets, transformers and other company equipment as required.
  • Perform appropriate preventative maintenance for all equipment.
  • Ensure that all equipment is in working order and can be used safely by inspecting, repairing, and testing equipment.
  • Build and assemble mechanical components on various types of equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical, brakes, pneumatic, and suspension components.
  • Diagnose, repair, and program refrigeration systems.
  • Perform welding and cutting as needed to complete required work.
  • Perform inspection and repair tasks to meet the requirement of various programs.
  • Inspect and repair to meet Federal and State DOT Safety Inspection standards.
  • Communicate to management promptly and effectively any issues or problems with equipment.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient in ARC and MIG and gas welding and the use of a cutting torch and able to obtain welder certification.
  • ASE Air Brakes and/or Manufacture Air Brakes Trained preferred.
  • EPA Refrigerant Certified.
  • High voltage splicing.
  • Fiber-optic splicing certification.
  • Electrical, mechanical, and hydraulics and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Capable of working under pressure and being a “team-player”.
  • Able to competently perform job duties described above.
  • Available for shift work during days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to acquire a PUC Physical card.
  • Must have a valid TWIC card within 90 days of hire.
  • Valid CDL License – Type A required with an acceptable driving and safety record.


Physical Capabilities Required:

  • Bend, Crouch, Crawl
  • Reach, Reach above head
  • Climb – stairs, ladders, into/out of vehicles
  • Able to board and access relevant areas of a vessel, climb ladders to access hatches
  • Lift/Carry objects – up to 100 lbs. and 70 lbs. unassisted
  • Perform work while standing
  • Work in confined spaces
  • Turn/move/pull/push objects using moderate force
  • Fine manipulation using fingers/tools
  • See fine detail, see in low light
  • Walk – uneven surfaces, incline/decline
  • Work at height – greater than 80 feet above ground
  • Able to work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Screening Requirements:

  • Background Checks
  • Driver’s License
  • Drug Testing

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Note: Hawaii Stevedores Inc. is an EOE/AA Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/and other Protected Categories

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