Machinery Mechanic Team Lead

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San Diego, CA
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Duties of Position

The Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Team Lead conducts maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of Mechanical Equipment. Supervises and coordinates activities of skilled trades workers engaged in maintaining and repairing equipment, electrical, plumbing, ventilation, structures, utility systems, buildings, and grounds. Evaluates problematic systems or facilities and determines the installation or repair services that need to be performed. Develops and organizes work schedules and assigns work activities to subordinates. Repairs and maintains industrial equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications on all machinery and mechanical equipment, including engines, motors, pneumatic tools, and production machines and equipment, via the use of hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments, as needed. Performs preventative and corrective maintenance tasks associated with the upkeep and operation of various types of equipment, based on a maintenance schedule provided by the Government. Troubleshoots, performs and/or assists personnel in operational testing, removals/installations, alignments, assembly/disassembly and equipment inspections, as needed. Sets up and operates lathes, drill presses, grinders, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. Rebuilds centrifuges, gears, vane pumps, hydraulic systems, rubber conveyor belts, and pillow block bearings. Conforms to applicable safety precautions and required safety devices for handling volatile liquids and gasses. Ensures proper operation of shop machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines by following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals. Uses manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications to troubleshoot any equipment and/or machinery malfunctions. Assists electricians in installing and repairing wiring, fixtures, and equipment in shipyard facilities while having a basic electrical knowledge. Assists the Government to perform rigging and building crane operations

Required Skills & Experience

Five plus (5+) years experience as a machinery mechanic/repairman. Rounded training and experience acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. Experience performing the duties of the labor category as described in the Department of Labor functional description.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

Strong Working Knowledge of Machinery Mechanics. Prior Navy Machinery Repairman.

Additional Notes

Completion of an appropriate military “A" school and trade school certification


Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD22-24***

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.