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Field Technician (Industrial, Naval Ships, Refineries) in San Diego, CA at CIRCOR Career Site

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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    San Diego, CA
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Job Description



LOCATION:  San Diego, CA

DIRECT REPORTING:   Area Service Manager

FUNCTIONAL REPORTING: Director, Operations



Position Summary

Reliability Services is looking for a technician for its San Diego, CA location. The successful candidate will support field service projects across a variety of service offerings and participate in a continuous improvement culture using CIRCOR Pumping Technologies (CPT) tools to drive Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost excellence with the goal of proving value generation for the customer.

Principal Activities

  • Responsible for maintenance including rotating equipment lubrication, filter exchange, oil mist maintenance and greasing systems
  • Performs diagnostic collection to include lubricant collection and vibration collection
  • Conduct work safely by attending daily safety and production meetings and following site safety requirements including PPE, JHA/JSA, Lock Out/ Tag Out, Work Permitting, and Near Miss Unsafe Condition reporting
  • Responsible to submit completed paperwork in a timely manner
  • Able to read and follow unit flow on P&IDs
  • Knowledge of process operations and flow patterns of refineries and plants
  • Operate oil transfer pumps and filtration equipment
  • Visual inspection and repair of oil distribution pipes
  • Record gauge and LCD read out values
  • Route pipe as directed by lead personnel and bend tubing to equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and perform basic maintenance and repairs
  • Operate electric dolly to load and unload oil or other materials from machines
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment on the job site
  • Able to discuss methodologies with internal and external stakeholders
  • Reviews procedures prior to job execution
  • Support lean initiatives and continuous improvement
  • Perform other necessary job-related duties or responsibilities

Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • 2 years’ experience as a plant technician in a related field preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required with a good driving record, CDL a plus
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate truck and trailer
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Products
  • Basic mechanical ability – use of hand tools, safety equipment and company equipment
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Physically submit to periodic drug, background and clearance screenings
  • Scheduling flexibility and ability to travel up to 75% and work in the field away from home

 Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • 2 years’ experience as a plant technician in a related field preferred


Physical Demands:

The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit/stand and walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee must be able to verbally communicate with customers and fellow employees. The employee must be able to convey instructions, ideas and information accurately and quickly. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 63 pounds, climb and work in heights of 30 ft.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high level.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.


CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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