Maintenance Mechanic jobs in Portland


Maintenance Mechanic jobs are vacant in Portland,OR. The SGS it's specialized into Mechanics & Installers & Service Tehnicians industry. Currently the headquarters are in Oregon.

Maintenance Mechanic job positions are vacant on SGS company, located in Portland with a rate of  $14-35/hour.

More details about the job listing:

SGS is the world s leading inspection verification testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94 000 employees SGS operates a network of over 2 600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description


The Junior Field Operations Technician is responsible for collecting samples observation and or inspection of products or raw materials for laboratory analysis by performing the following duties.


Directly reports to a Supervisor Laboratory or a Manager Field Services or Laboratory or Preparation

Dotted reporting line – none


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-> Works under immediate supervision to perform job functions.

-> Collects samples as product and or raw materials that are being transferred to containers vessels barges trucks and or rail.

-> Ensures sample containers and all related paperwork are labeled with identifying data location of sample date and time of collection.

-> Delivers sample to laboratory for analysis.

-> Performs preparation of samples reduction and division of appropriate sizes.

-> Gathers samples at specified locations states of processing and time interval.

-> Performs sample screening and or other related physical tests.

-> Ensures all equipment and containers are organized and cleaned before and after use.

-> Ensures all personal protective equipment PPE relevant for tasks is worn at all times.

-> Ensures compliance with all required local and federal safety processes and procedures.

-> May also have Preparation or Laboratory responsibilities as required by business needs.

-> Adheres to internal standards policies and procedures.

-> Performs other duties as assigned.


-> Supervises others: No

-> Has hiring and terminating responsibilities: No

-> Number of employees directly reporting to this job: 0 Supervisory Employees 0 Non-Supervisory Employees




-> High School or equivalent

No experience required unless required by state law





-> High School or equivalent

No experience required unless required by state law




A valid and current Driver s license may be required if the role requires driving a company vehicle.

May be required to obtain a TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Card .


-> Language Skills: Intermediate English required Advanced preferred

-> Mathematical Skills: Basic required Intermediate preferred

-> Reasoning Skills Abilities: Intermediate level required uses logical and practical approach to solve problems

-> Computer Skills: MS Office Word Excel Intermediate user proficiency preferred

-> Ability to effectively communicate in writing or verbally presenting information individually or in small group situations to internal or external customers

-> Ability to follow directions ensuring the end results are accurate and completed with the required timeframe

-> Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

-> Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

-> Ability to work independently and under moderate supervision

-> Team player attitude customer care focus


-> Local day travel may be required may be required to travel overnight occasionally.


-> This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers printers and phones.

-> This role may use sample prep equipment that may include Jaw Crusher Bowl Disc Pulverizing Mills Pressure Filters Riffle Splitters Compressed Air Hammer Mill Crushers Ovens Balances and basic sampling tools.


Physical Sensory Demands Frequency Requirements:

-> Stand Constantly

-> Move or traverse – Constantly

-> Sit – Occasionally

-> Use hands – Constantly

-> Reach with hands and arms – Frequently

-> Climb or balance – Occasionally

-> Stoop kneel crouch or crawl – Occasionally

-> Talk hear – Frequently

-> Taste Smell none

-> Lift carry push or pull – Frequently

-> Lift carry push or pull – up to 50 pounds

Vision Requirement:

-> Close vision clear vision at 20 inches 50 centimeters or less

-> Distance vision clear vision at 20 feet 6 meters or more

-> Peripheral vision ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point

-> Depth perception three-dimension vision ability to judge distance and three-dimensional relationships

-> Ability to adjust focus ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus

-> Ability to see color may be required

Auditory Requirements:

-> Must be able to hear equipment operating alarms sounding traffic telephones


-> Safety Critical: Has a high exposure to a catastrophic operational incident has a direct role in operations where failure could result in serious harm to public or employee well-being Group assets or the environment and has no direct or very limited supervision available to provide operational checks.


Location of the Job: Portland OR

Work Schedule:

-> Varies will require incumbent to have flexible schedule including overnight weekends and holidays.

-> Position requires occasional overtime.

Environmental Conditions Requirements:

-> Wet or humid non-weather conditions -Occasionally

-> Work near moving mechanical parts – Frequently

-> Work in high precarious places – Occasionally

-> Fumes or airborne particles – Frequently

-> Toxic or caustic chemicals – Occasionally

-> Outdoor weather conditions – Occasionally

-> Extreme cold non-weather – None

-> Extreme heat non-weather – None

-> Risk of electrical shock – Occasionally

-> Work with explosives – None

-> Risk of radiation – None

-> Vibration – Frequently

-> Bio-hazard – None

Noise level: keep the highest that applies

-> Moderate-Loud Noise

Other Physical Work Environmental Exposures:

-> None

Additional Information

SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such we recruit hire train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race color religion sex national origin disability age marital status sexual orientation gender identity or expression genetics status as a protected veteran or any other characteristics protected by law.

Perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge skills and or abilities required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties responsibilities or requirements but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note this phone number is not for general employment information but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability

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