Job Location(s) US-TX-La Porte
# of Openings


Summary/ Objective
The position of a Mechanical Technician is responsible for maintaining production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. A Mechanical Technician will perform work as required to maximize the quality of the Company while maintaining the specified expectations of the client and ensure safe working environment while performing work and will conduct all Company business in accordance with Company policies and procedures and maintain professionalism throughout all business dealings, both internally and externally.


Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Complete preventative maintenance requirements.
2. Locate source of problem(s) by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
3. Remove defective parts by dismantling devices.
4. Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
5. Prepare mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
6. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
7. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
8. Conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
9. Fabricate repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
10. Maintain poise and focus under time constraint and adverse conditions.
11. Attend and complete trainings as required by the Company and client.
12. Pass all required drug/alcohol testing and background requirements.

13. Keep inventory of parts need for your area.

14. Adhere to company work safe policies.

15. Perform other related duties as assigned.

1. Attention to Detail
2. Communication (verbal and written)
3. Organizational
4. Multi-tasking
5. Teamwork
6. Thoroughness

Supervisory Responsibility
This position will have no supervisory responsibilities.


Other Duties
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice that are job-related and consistent with business necessity.


Work Environment
This job operates in a shop environment. May be required to operate in a petrochemical/ refinery environment with exposure to cold working conditions during winter months and hot working conditions during the summer months; exposure to noise, workers must wear protecting hearing equipment or frequently shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.


Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The position of a Mechanical Technician can be extremely physical at times. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required, and for long periods of time to bend, stoop, walk, climb, squat, reach, kneel, push/pull, stand, sit, hand strength and dexterity. A Mechanical Technician will frequently lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift more than 51 pounds. Must be able to work at heights and be able to climb ladders and stairways and work off platforms. Move about on hands and feet, bending body downward and forward bending leg and spine- working in a bent over position. Ability to verbally communicate alarms or warnings clearly, concisely, loudly and quickly. Clearly and quickly hear or otherwise sense alarms or warning and take appropriate action, maintain equilibrium to prevent falling when moving, walking, standing, kneeling or crouching- particularly on narrow, uneven, irregular, slippery surfaces, going up and down ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles or other objects using hands, arms, feet or legs. Sensing physical attributes such as size, shape, temperature, texture or sharpness of an object by touching. Must possess foot agility and dexterity- operating pedals, foot controls, kick bars and other similar tasks that require foot or toe motion. Grasp, grip and/or apply pressure to an object with the fingers, palm, holding an object in the hand. Lift, raise or lower objects in a vertical direction, particularly heavy or bulky objects. Move objects backwards, forward, in or out in a horizontal direction, particularly heavy or bulky objects. Pulling, exerting a steady backward, downward, upward or outward force against an object- jerking, wrenching, stretching, towing, drawing, dragging or tugging objects in sustained motion. Reaching, extending the hand (s) and/or arm(s) in any direction. See, read, write and understand communication including directions, instructions and warning signs. Ability to see and distinguish colors, to visually distinguish shapes and patterns, to accurately sense distances (depth perception), to accurately see objects and detect motion and wide angles (peripheral vision).


Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Must be able to work day shifts as needed.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.


Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement
Stronghold is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Stronghold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local laws.


Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent work experience or 6 months’ experience in related industry or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience working on heavy duty equipment required, must have own tools, must have reliable transportation


Preferred Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent work experience or 12 months’ experience in related industry or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience trouble-shooting electrical systems, experience with welding and fabrication, experience with gooseneck and 18 wheeler trailer repairs, experience with generator repair work



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