Oct 18, 2019


  • Orion Marine Group
  • Tampa, FL

Job Overview

Orion Marine Group is a leading heavy civil marine contractor headquartered in Houston, Texas. We offer a wide range of services and turnkey solutions in marine construction, design, and specialty services on, over, and under the water throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Canada, and the Caribbean Basin.

The Company’s heavy civil marine construction services include marine transportation facility construction, dredging, repair and maintenance, bridge building, marine pipeline construction, as well as specialty services. The Company’s specialty services include salvage, demolition, diving, surveying, towing and underwater inspection, excavation and repair.

For additional information, go to: http://www.orionmarinegroup.com.

Orion Marine Group has an immediate opening for two Heavy Equipment Mechanics, in Tampa, FL. This position is accountable for providing maintenance support to field operations at marine project locations for Orion Marine Construction, Inc. Incumbents are responsible for inspection, repair and maintenance of functional parts of mechanical equipment or machinery used in marine project work. Typically, they will work closely with the Yard Superintendent, Yard Foreman, Mechanics, Welders, Laborers, Helpers and other skilled or semi-skilled craft workers.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Works as assigned by the Yard Foreman to ensure that timely maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and machinery.
  • Disassembles, repairs and assembles diesel and gasoline engines.
  • Performs minor and major overhauls and repairs on brake, electrical, fuel, lubrication, cooling, vacuum and hydraulic systems and drive trains.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic and electrical problems with machinery and equipment.
  • Installs batteries, tires, wiring, windows and windshields.
  • Lubricates and services automotive and heavy equipment as needed.
  • Maintains appropriate maintenance records of all repairs and plans next regularly scheduled maintenance date.
  • Orders materials and supplies needed for repair and maintenance of various pieces of equipment and machinery.
  • Maintains a library of various maintenance and repair reference manuals.
  • Performs general facility maintenance and clean-up tasks.
  • Performs related mechanic duties as assigned.
  • Participates in Safety and Environmental initiatives that will contribute to compliance of State/Federal regulations and improve existing Company programs.
  • All employees, current and former, must maintain confidentiality by not disclosing to others any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information belonging to the Company.
  • Responsible and accountable for incumbent’s own personal safety.
  • Responsible and accountable for the safety of all co-workers and any others incumbent comes in contact with.
  • Authorized and obligated to stop work on any task or series of tasks whenever an unsafe condition or situation is anticipated or is observed.
  • Complies with all applicable laws, regulations and Company policies and procedures, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.
  • Reports any and all violations of applicable laws, regulations or Company policies and procedures promptly, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.
  • Performs other related administrative and technical duties as may be assigned or requested by immediate supervision (such as certification training, safety training, procedure review, etc.).

Position Requirements:

A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as an automobile or heavy equipment mechanic or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the necessary mechanic skills, knowledge and abilities is required. The incumbent must also be able to communicate well and have good knowledge of the:

1) Practices and materials of the heavy equipment mechanic trade.

2) Operation of various types of marine equipment, machinery and devices.

3) Importance of safe work practices in a marine environment.

4) Mechanic craft and be capable of demonstrating proficiency to perform the job.

The Company expects and requires incumbent and each of its other employees to observe and fulfill the above and all other safety responsibilities and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace.


The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation.

Compensation & Benefits:

An excellent compensation and benefits package is offered. Benefit plans include:

  • Medical, including Prescription Drugs
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off For Vacation, Sick, Holidays, Jury Duty and Bereavement Leave
  • Pre-Tax Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Career Growth & DevelopmentCandidate Response: Qualified applicants should apply through the company career page: www.orionmarinegroup.com/careers, or via e-mail.


  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), age, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other category protected by law.


Job Type: Full-time


  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic: 2 years (Required)


  • Tampa, FL (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

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