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Metro Machinery Rigging opened its’ doors 28 years ago and has been thriving in the Pacific Northwest since that time. Our headquarters are located in Tualatin, Oregon. We maintain yards in Seattle and also a laydown yard in Biggs, Oregon to service the wind industry. We operate a well-maintained fleet of tractor trailer combinations, tower cranes, construction hoists and a multitude of other hoisting & machinery moving equipment.

Metro Machinery Rigging prides itself on effectively dispatching crews to assist our customers with equipment installation and moving needs throughout the high tech, renewable energy, and manufacturing industries, just to name a few. Our projects vary on a day to day basis and keep our employees constantly engaged in best practices for safety and operations.

We offer medical & dental benefits for employees and dependents, paid time off, 401k and the opportunity to advance your career. Look over the open positions and send us your application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Available Positions:

Diesel and Forklift Mechanic

Responsibilities

The diesel/forklift mechanic will perform servicing, repairs and maintenance of truck/tractors, forklifts, flatbed trailers and specialty equipment to meet required service levels and quality standards in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for performing preventive and corrective maintenance on diesel engines, tractor electrical systems (including analyzing diesel engine error codes), forklift hydraulic systems, brakes and other basic components.
  • Perform servicing and repairs on forklifts, tractors, and flatbed trailers within the workshop, in the yard and on jobsites as required.
  • Properly maintain materials, tools and equipment.
  • Assists with maintaining and monitoring the service schedule for all fleet equipment.
  • Maintaining daily records of shop, labor and materials used as well as properly documenting repairs and inspections performed on each piece of equipment.
  • Accurately maintain service records for each crane detailing all faults, repairs, service dates etc.
  • Assists with the planning and procurement of materials and parts as required.
  • Provide technical advice to other mechanics in the shop ensure shortest possible downtime for vehicles.
  • Perform other duties that management may reasonably request.

This description represents the primary responsibilities of the position. The incumbent may be asked to fulfill other responsibilities not specifically identified.

Safety

  • Strictly adhere to all Company, customer, OSHA and all other EHS compliance policies and practices.
  • Act as a safety role model, encourage and recognize others completing safe acts, and intervene when unsafe acts are observed or reported.
  • Identify gaps in safety standards and safety risks in the operational environment, implement effective risk mitigation, and provide reports/recommendations to management.

Working Conditions

The work environment and physical demands required for this position described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to or required to:

  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance
  • Overtime and some travel is required.
  • Work in both a shop environment and outdoor conditions which may be hot, wet, cold and at times extreme conditions.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
  • Must work safely in a fast paced environment – many times under pressure.
  • Work in proximity to moving mechanical parts, vibrations and moderate noise levels.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in forklift and diesel maintenance with proven troubleshooting skills.
  • Must have appropriate ASE or similar certifications/experience.
  • Will be working on Dooson, Taylor, Rigger Lift, Yale, Hyster forklifts.
  • Will be working on Mack, Kenworth, Peterbilt, & light duty trucks
  • Proven ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics in successfully troubleshooting problems on those systems.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing electrical systems.
  • Creative thinking skills to make continuous improvements.
  • Must be able to work independently with little direct supervision.
  • Strong desire to achieve excellence and an attitude of continuous improvement.
  • Must work well and communicate effectively with operators and other mechanics.
  • Personal Hand tools Required (most specialty tools provided)
  • High school diploma or GED required, Associates degree preferred

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks, drug screen and verification of legal right to work in the U.S.

Lead Wind Turbine Technician

This position leads one or more teams of wind turbine technicians to perform all aspects of support for Axis Crane’s wind turbine maintenance team.

Responsibilities

  • Perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions in various wind turbine generators.
  • Follow basic structured problem-solving process to complete troubleshooting and diagnostic tasks to include the use of diagnostic tools (e.g. fluke meter, hydraulic pressure gauge, etc.).
  • Independently initiate and perform most work tasks, as well as follow defined instructions and maintenance schedules (including annual/semi-annual), executing plans as directed.
  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts.
  • Follow all quality control checks, testing and other processes to safely return equipment to service.
  • Direct, assist and train field crews with trouble-shooting and repairs.
  • Assist/direct high voltage contractors as needed.
  • Demonstrate strong customer service focus at all times.
  • Work closely with project owners and various customers on a daily basis to oversee contractual obligations and activities, which include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in the wind turbine generator.
  • Help ensure solid communications between field crews, customer and management.
  • Responsible for defining staffing requirements, coaching, training, and corrective action concerning employees and contractors.
  • Establish and optimize work plans and schedules.
  • Proactively look for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes/procedures.
  • Demonstrate and promote integrity, strong initiative, a no-compromise focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis.

This description represents the primary responsibilities of the position. The incumbent may be asked to fulfill other responsibilities not specifically identified.

Safety

  • Responsible for EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) and other relevant compliance on the jobsite.
  • Strictly adhere to all Company, customer, OSHA and all other EHS compliance policies and practices.
  • Act as a safety role model, encourage and recognize others completing safe acts, and intervene when unsafe acts are observed or reported.
  • Identify gaps in safety standards and safety risks in the operational environment, implement effective risk mitigation, and provide reports/recommendations to management.

Working Conditions

The work environment and physical demands required for this position described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to or required to:

  • Work at heights, including climbing and descending towers, entering nacelles and hubs at heights up to 300 feet.
  • Work in confined spaces at heights up to 300 feet.
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, sometimes lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Work in weather conditions that are at times extreme including cold, hot, rainy, muddy, windy, snowy or icy.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders and use appropriate safety equipment without assistance.
  • Able to work in a mechanical environment. This may have been achieved through formal training, previous work experience as a mechanic or the ability to demonstrate mechanical ability.
  • Work in proximity to moving mechanical parts, vibrations and moderate noise levels.
  • This position will require travel and working overtime, including working a flexible and variable work schedule as needed to meet business objectives. Technicians spend 85% of their time in the field, excluding scheduled training and/or supervisory meetings.

Qualifications

  • Three to five years wind turbine technician experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Successfully complete applicable safety and technical training program for the entry level wind turbine technician.
  • Medical verification of fitness to perform the work.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to read, interpret and understand drawings and schematics to validate work activity and ensure that risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Able to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations.
  • Demonstrate good work habits, including but not limited to attendance, and maintaining a neat and orderly work environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Position is required to operate company vehicles both on site as well as on public roads and highways.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels and ability to respectfully follow supervision and support initiatives.
  • Working knowledge of crane and rigging operations.
  • Able to hear and see, including the ability to perceive depth and distinguish colors, sufficient to perform job functions.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks, drug screen and verification of legal right to work in the U.S.

Wind Turbine Technician

Responsibilities

Wind Turbine Technicians perform a majority of their maintenance work in the nacelle, where the drive train components and sensitive electronics are housed. Nacelles are built very compactly, and technicians must be able to work in confined spaces, inside the nacelles, hubs and rotors. Wind turbine technicians regularly clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other machinery. Other responsibilities include:

  • Climb towers to inspect, troubleshoot, or repair turbine equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on wind turbines
  • Test electrical components and systems, as well as mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical malfunctions
  • Replace worn or malfunctioning components.
  • Grease/torque wind turbines.
  • Use handheld power tools and electrical measuring instruments to troubleshoot any electrical faults in the control cabinets, generator, and other onboard electrical and electronic systems.
  • Perform status checks including clearing error codes on turbines and repairing the problems.
  • Complete work orders, time cards and any other required paperwork for the specific project/task on a daily basis.

This description represents the primary responsibilities of the position. The incumbent may be asked to fulfill other responsibilities not specifically identified.

Safety

  • Strictly adhere to all Company, customer, OSHA and all other EHS compliance policies and practices.
  • Act as a safety role model, encourage and recognize others completing safe acts, and intervene when unsafe acts are observed or reported.
  • Identify gaps in safety standards and safety risks in the operational environment, implement effective risk mitigation, and provide reports/recommendations to management.
  • Wear fall protection full body harnesses that are attached to appropriately rated tie off points on the nacelle and move cautiously while working.

Working Conditions

The work environment and physical demands required for this position described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to or required to:

  • Work at heights, including climbing and descending towers, entering nacelles and hubs at heights up to 300 feet.
  • Work in confined spaces at heights up to 300 feet.
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, sometimes lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Work in weather conditions that are at times extreme including cold, hot, rainy, muddy, windy, snowy or icy.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders and use appropriate safety equipment without assistance.
  • Able to work in a mechanical environment. This may have been achieved through formal training, previous work experience as a mechanic or the ability to demonstrate mechanical ability.
  • Work in proximity to moving mechanical parts, vibrations and moderate noise levels.
  • This position will require travel and working overtime, including working a flexible and variable work schedule as needed to meet business objectives. Technicians spend 100% of their time in the field, excluding scheduled training and/or supervisory meetings.

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent: or up to one year related experience or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Successfully complete applicable safety and technical training program for the entry level wind turbine technician.
  • Medical verification of fitness to perform the work.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to read, interpret and understand drawings and schematics to validate work activity and ensure that risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Able to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations.
  • Demonstrate good work habits, including but not limited to attendance, and maintaining a neat and orderly work environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Position is required to operate company vehicles both on site as well as on public roads and highways.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels and ability to respectfully follow supervision and support initiatives.
  • Working knowledge of crane and rigging operations.
  • Able to hear and see, including the ability to perceive depth and distinguish colors, sufficient to perform job functions.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks, drug screen and verification of legal right to work in the U.S.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Metro Machinery Rigging is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

Metro Machinery Rigging is a drug free workplace. All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a drug screen and verification of legal right to work in the U.S.

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