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Mechanic-Maintainance Technician

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Alyeska Pipeline
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Mechanic - Maintenance Technician
Salary Band:  Technician
Work Location & Schedule:Valdez This is a non-exempt position working one (1) week on / one (1) week off schedule with a 12 hour work day.  Alaska residency and Valdez residency are preferred.  Individuals living away from Valdez will be held accountable for reporting to their work location on time, and for reporting as needed for unscheduled overtime.  Not eligible for relocation benefit.
Number of Positions:One (1) or more
Recruiting Contact:Tracey L. Mueller, Employee Relations ManagerAlyeska Pipeline Service Company
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Minimum Qualifications:Applicant must meet or exceed these minimum job requirements to apply for this position.
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of five (5) years direct technical work experience in mechanical maintenance in an industrial facility IE: the petrochemical industry or power generation facility. (Related military experience may be substituted).
  • Valid driver’s license required


  • Seven years experience as a journeyman Millwright responsible for the maintenance and repair of rotating equipment in an industrial facility including, Industrial turbines, centrifugal pumps, electrical generators, high speed and large centrifugal compressors; stationary EMD and Cummins diesel engines
  • Proven competency by either current or previous ASME structural and pipe welding certifications using SMAW, TIG, and MIG welding processes
  • Proficient in the safe operation of machine shop equipment. [E.G. lathes, mills, radial drill press]
  • Working knowledge of the use of precision measuring instruments, large bore valves, valve actuators, piping systems, components, and troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic systems and components
  • Experience in the reading and understanding of technical manuals, piping and instrumentations drawings, and schematics
  • Able to utilize computer systems and common applications like Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel as well as computerized maintenance systems
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a high-performing team
  • In depth experience with troubleshooting, repair and alignment (dial and laser) of stationary rotating equipment
  • Experience with troubleshooting industrial steam boilers and associated auxiliary equipment
  • A strong discipline in following procedures and instructions for strict compliance is highly desired
  • Certification from an accredited trade organization, school, or military entity
  • Possess a current CDL with the ability to drive and operate commercial motor vehicles
  • Proficient in the safe operation of heavy equipment such as loaders, boom trucks and forklifts
Accountabilities & Specific Requirements: Under general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanical Maintenance Technician is to provide mechanical maintenance services at the Valdez Marine Terminal.  The successful candidate must be willing to actively support Alyeska’s Code of Conduct and work place expectations.
  • The role of the Technician is to operate and maintain APSC equipment and facilities in a safe and environmentally sound manner; prepare for emergencies and maintain equipment under abnormal conditions
  • Challenge inefficient processes and identify opportunities for improved business effectiveness
  • Work with Operations, Engineering and Projects to ensure efficient work practices to deliver overall system reliability
  • Demonstrate and promote teamwork to ensure maintenance consistency and operational continuity
  • Train for and become familiar with emergency and abnormal conditions of the facility operating equipment and systems.
  • Obtain Technician level III qualification within 18 months of date of hire.
  • Meet DOT Operator Qualification requirements within 18 months.
Knowledge Skills & Abilities:Development of experience and knowledge with the following equipment and systems is required of this position: stationary EMD and Cummins diesel engines, large centrifugal multi-stage vertical pumps, positive and non-positive displacement horizontal pumps, gear sets including speed increasing / reduction and right angle, replacement of large horse power motors, motor bearing replacement, large and small bore valve repair and rebuilding, pump packing and mechanical seal replacement, valve actuator repair and troubleshooting, high pressure superheated steam boiler cleaning and repair, steam turbine maintenance and repair, reciprocating and rotary screw compressor maintenance and repair, hydraulic systems including pumps, actuators and reservoirs. Experience with the use and operation of machine shop equipment such as drill presses, grinders, saws and hydraulic presses with basic understanding and experience using precision measurement tools and laser alignment of pumps, motors and engine driven drivers.
Contributor LevelIndividual Contributor with an ability to work in a team environment
Expected Core Competencies:The successful candidate will be held to a detailed annual performance contract based upon the Expected Core Competencies listed below:
Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Demonstrate fundamental competence in discipline area
  • Maintain currency in technical knowledge areas required for successful work completion
  • Utilize information and apply procedures to resolve problems
Business Acumen
  • Demonstrate awareness of business and budgetary strategies and issues 
  • Understand the financial implications of own actions
  • Understand business decision-making at Alyeska and how to add value to these decisions
  • Seek to improve efficiencies of processes and procedures

Health, Safety, and Environmental Stewardship:
  • Participate in the Loss Prevention System®
  • Report unsafe working conditions and operational problems
  • Check safety of equipment and work area regularly
  • Follow safety, environmental and emergency response plan requirements and procedures
  • Satisfactorily complete safety, environmental, and other required training
  • Comply with laws and regulations, including company policies and procedures
  • Clearly convey thoughts and ideas to others
  • Select the best method of communication to avoid misunderstandings
  • Seek to understand and respond to others appropriately
  • Seek and responds appropriately to feedback
  • Support opinions with relevant and accurate information
  • Treat all people with dignity and respect
  • Participate in activities that enhance understanding of people and differences
  • Seek opportunities to gain a better understanding of diversity
  • Respect and values others’ differences in experiences and cultural backgrounds
  • Model high standards of ethical behavior
  • Adhere to codes of conduct
  • Accept responsibility for personal behaviors and for meeting work commitments
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to team goals and teamwork
  • Seek to promptly and appropriately resolve issues with others
  • Embrace and effectively adjusts to change
  • Work effectively and constructively with team members
  • Understand the importance of contributing to team success
  • Willingly share information and ideas with other team members


Pre-Employment Drug Screen Testing

Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (APSC) requires pre-employment drug testing utilizing hair test collection for all positions. The preferred collection site is from the head (approximately 1/2 inch of hair length necessary).   Head hair testing provides an approximate 90 day window of detection that checks for illegal drug use.  In addition, for Department of Transportation covered positions, APSC will also utilize urinalysis testing. Any positive drug test makes you ineligible for APSC employment.
Employment Verification using E-VerifyFederal Law requires all employers to verify identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.  Alyeska Pipeline Service Company participates in E-Verify.
TWICAlyeska’s Valdez Marine Terminal (VMT) is a regulated facility and an employee hired to work on the VMT or to provide emergency support or other approved work for the VMT will be required to have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).  For more information about this Federal credential access the Web site listed below.  The successful candidate for this job will be notified if a TWIC will be required and will then be responsible for enrolling and obtaining a TWIC prior to their hire date.

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