• Maintenance Mechanic - Refinery

    Location(s) USA-TX-Port Arthur
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Rotating 12 hour shifts
    Skilled Labor
  • Overview

    The primary responsibility of the Overhead Bridge Crane / Maintenance Mechanic will be to implement, maintain and repair coke handling process equipment. Equipment will range from but not limited to, overhead bridge cranes ( Konecrane 25 ton), belt conveyors, skid mount hydraulic pump units, skid mount lubrication pump systems, railcar loading systems, railroad locomotives, coke drum un-heading / re-heading devices and bridge cranes. 


    • Practice Motiva’s 12 Life Saving Rules
    • Must understand and implement the Savage Maintenance Program
    • Perform a pre/post shift equipment inspections
    • Maintain and report spare parts inventory
    • Properly record and complete maintenance reports and service records
    • Repair and maintain pumps, motors, hydraulics, conveyors, mobile and plant specific equipment
    • Specific knowledge of how to replace/repair crane components such as cables, gearboxes, motors, drums, wheels and couplings
    • Maintain a clean work environment by removing trash and debris from all areas of responsibility including structures, offices, restrooms, break rooms, vehicles, etc
    • Complete PM services on plant and process equipment
    • Assist with maintenance of locomotives, railcars and track repairs
    • Must be willing to perform any other special tasks assigned by management
    • Supports the Savage S7 Delivery System


    • Experience with automated equipment and basic computers are a plus
    • Practices and understands time management, is a self-starter with a positive outlook
    • Must have a strong mechanical and electrical repair background
    • Experience with repairing and maintaining bridge cranes is a plus
    • Must be available for call outs
    • Must be willing to work a rotating call out schedule
    • Must be willing to carry a company phone



    • At least 5 years of experience with conveyors, changing rollers, pulleys, motors, changing and vulcanizing belts, bag houses, hoppers, crushers, magnets, scales, etc
    • At least 5 years of experience reading Electrical Prints
    • At least 5 years of experience trouble shooting PLC’s and Frequency Drive’s
    • At least 5 years of experience with heavy equipment maintenance and repair
    • Knowledge and working experience with different types of welding and cutting
    • Must be able to periodically work at heights of up to but not limited to 150’
    • Licensed Electrician is a plus
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent


    Physical Requirements

    • Able to climb ladders
    • Must be able to periodically work at heights 
    • Must understand the oil refining process and culture that comes with it
    • Ability to work outside in any weather condition

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.



    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.


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