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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Date Posted: February 2, 2024
Reports To: Rotating Equipment Supervisor
Duration: Full-time, Permanent

Position Summary

The Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) provides superior craftsmanship in the safe, efficient, and effective maintenance and repair of rotating equipment systems in the Medicine Hat plant.

Position Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain, and repair rotating equipment including turbines, compressors, fans, pumps and gearboxes
  • Perform predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance using procedures such as oil analysis, vibration analysis, precision laser alignment, and various other maintenance techniques.
  • Performs time-based equipment procedures such as inspections, oil changes, filter changes, overhauls, and greasing.
  • Reacts in the most efficient way to equipment failures or reliability issues while keeping safety and quality as a top priority.
  • Document equipment history and complete detailed reporting of equipment inspections and repairs.
  • Builds strong relationships with key Rotating Equipment vendors.
  • Read and interpret equipment and process drawings.
  • Manage equipment-specific manuals and history.
  • Acts as relief rotating equipment supervisor, when required.
  • Effectively communicates current activities and policies.
  • Improves individual and organizational performance through coaching for success.
  • Oversees crews during shutdowns and in demanding circumstances.
  • Conducts Safety audits, participates in site safety meetings, and contributes to site safety initiatives.
  • Demonstrated the Methanex core values of trust, respect, integrity and professionalism.
  • Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and the power or agility.
  • Proposes ideas to improve plant performance and reliability.
  • Participate in the response to plant emergencies, including afterhours events, as required
  • Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic

Position Qualifications

Technical Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Journeyman Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) is preferred; however, a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic may be considered.
  • Red seal Trade Certificate is an asset but is a requirement for out-of-province tradesmen.
  • Valid Alberta driver’s license.
  • Certification in First Aid, Confined Space, Fall Protection or other relevant safety and trade-specific training is an asset.
  • 3- 5 years of experience working in a chemical plant atmosphere
  • Strong knowledge of steam turbines and other types of rotating equipment such as compressors, fans, pumps, and gearboxes
  • Experience in commissioning & start-up of plant facilities
  • Solid knowledge of alignment tools such as lasers and dials
  • Solid precision measuring skills
  • Understanding of basic vibration analysis and oil analysis

Competencies:

  • Proven mechanical aptitude with strong troubleshooting skills
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Proven planning and time management skills
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity, contradiction, stress, and uncertainty
  • Superior interpersonal and team collaboration skills
  • Effectively manages competing priorities
  • Superior ability to focus and work quickly in demanding circumstances

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