Company: Pacific Shipyards International
Skills: Hydraulic & Pneumatic, Mechanical Engineering, Maintenance Manager
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Position Summary: Supervises a team of mechanics in support of the repair, replacement, overhaul and fabrication of shipboard and land-based hydraulic/pneumatic and other fluid power systems.


Essential job Duties &Responsibilities:

  • In this role, you will also support the Mechanical/Machinist Superintendent as necessary with oversight for repairs of mechanical components, manufacture and repair of components by machining, fabricating components with CNC cutters, mills, lathes, disassembly/reassembly of various shipboard machinery/equipment, and installation/re-installation of shipboard machinery/equipment.
  • Direct supervision of Mechanics in support of the repair, replacement, overhaul, and fabrication of shipboard and land-based hydraulic/pneumatic, and other fluid power systems.
  • Makes recommendations of manpower levels, time keeping, attendance records, training, make production schedules, handles safety, discipline, and other related personnel issues.
  • Exercises technical supervision of craft, advising superintendents and project managers of technical problems within specific area of expertise.
  • Supervises work in progress for jobs in which their craft is the lead craft or has responsibility.
  • Supports the team with mechanical expertise in such areas as machine design, modification, maintenance, product quality and production efficiencies, and operator safety.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, and maintains a variety of fluid power equipment.
  • Directs and organizes staff and equipment to meet project requirements, and deadlines.


Working Conditions/Job Environment:

This position requires working outside in the elements with the following characteristics:

  • A requirement for initial certification and recertification (every five years) is verification from a licensed physician or physician assistant that the applicant is physically fit and free of debilitating illness and injury that could inhibit the individual from effectively performing the duties of a Hydraulic Superintendent. Among the criteria that the licensed physician or physician assistant will assess are (but not limited to):
  • Work in extreme temperature (heat and cold) for extended periods exceeding one hour.
  • Safely move about on slippery, sloping, uneven and unstable surfaces.
  • Safely enter, move about within and egress cargo tanks, cargo holds and other confined spaces that may involve maneuvering over 6 ft (1.8 m) ship framing; climbing up and down 30 ft (9.1 m) vertical ladders and 80ft (24.3 m) stairways.
  • Safely move between spaces and into/out of compartments on marine vessels that can involve stepping over a door threshold or coaming of 24 inches (61 cm) in height; moving through restricted openings or man holes of 24 inches by 24 inches (61 cm X 61 cm), crouching (lowering height by bending knees); kneeling (placing knees on ground); and stooping (lowering height by bending at the waist).
  • Manipulate mechanical devices using manual and digital dexterity, and strength to open and close watertight doors that may weigh up to 55 pounds (25 kg).
  • Perform visual inspections and surveys that can involve the use of hand tools such as spanners, valve wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, pliers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises
  • Responsible for the managing, mentoring and review of performance on a regular basis


Education/Training Requirements:

  • Experience in industrial hydraulics, pneumatics, precision alignment, balancing, welding, manual machine shop, part prototyping, fabrication, mechanical repair techniques, procedure writing, project planning and execution, documentation and superior computer skills
  • Industrial electrical experience is a plus, however, not required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with commercial and military marine/ship standards and specifications and industrial fluid power systems
  • Extensive practical experiences relating to pipefitting, hydraulics, and air controls
  • Experience in blueprint and schematic reading/interpretation is required.
  • Mechanical Engineering background is preferred however, not required.
  • Associates degree (2-year) in Industrial Maintenance Technology or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience stable working in an industrial environment.
  • Ability to work in heavy industrial/shipyard setting with exposure to heat, cold, and humidity, industrial odors, fumes, gasses, chemicals, oil, grease, smoke, dust, noise, and vibration, and involves climbing ladders and stairs, using pneumatic tools, working in cramped quarters, and working with moving machinery.
  • Knowledge of the marine industry and NAVSEA Standards a plus
  • Proficient with Word and Excel
  • Must be flexible in work hours
  • Knowledge of managing Federal Contracts
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Interpersonal skills, good attitude, and exceptional work ethic
  • Work requires establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.


Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain DBIDS and TWIC card
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers' license in good standing, class 3 or higher