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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: AR:El Dorado, AR - Arkansas, US, 71730

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Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.


The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.


The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Role Summary


The Mechanical Maintenance Technician installs, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains lubrication, hydraulics, power transmission, mechanics, steam and pneumatics systems throughout the facility.  This role creates parts from prints within specific tolerances.  The Mechanical Maintenance Technician role ensures the facilities equipment operates at maximum efficiency.  This role utilizes a variety of lathes, mills, cranes, lifts and hoists, to perform the required tasks. 


Job Accountabilities

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Responsible for repair, rebuild, and preventive maintenance activities involving hydraulic & pneumatic equipment including motors, pumps, valves, conveyors, compressors, and drive trains (including bearing, input shafts, gearboxes, couplings and belt drivers)
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts and adjusts functional parts of devices by using rules, calipers, micrometers, levels, and other measuring instruments
  • Operates drill press, hydraulic press, bench grinder, pipe threading machine, pipe bender, lathes, milling machine, cutting torch, band saw, lifting/rigging equipment, forklift, overhead crane, etc.
  • Repair, Rebuild and maintain gearboxes, motors, pumps and other mechanical equipment
  • Analyze and interpret equipment manuals, blueprints, control diagrams, schematics and drawings to determine work procedures, materials, tools and equipment needed to troubleshoot and repair equipment problems
  • Inspect machines for misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication, repairs, replaces, adjusts, installs and maintains gear reducers, chain and belt drives, couplings, braking devices, bearings, pumps and linkages, blowers and compressors
  • Inspects hydraulic, pneumatic, and auxiliary equipment for faults, misalignment of pumps, brakes, overheated pumps, incorrect pressure, etc. and advises operation personnel of necessary precautions to prevent excessive damage
  • Operates various hoisting and lifting devices as necessary during the installation and repair of machinery
  • Fabricates and repairs equipment and parts by using shop instrumentation and machining tools
  • Works from scaffolds and man-lifts and performs blocking and rigging as required
  • Works effectively without supervision
  • Communicates well with employees from all areas of the facility
  • Utilize computer to perform part search and create spreadsheets
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

  • Demonstrated safety training in an industrial environment
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Proven mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Knowledge of and experience with industrial tools in order to make repairs to equipment
  • Demonstrated experience in inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining lubrication, hydraulics, power transmission, mechanics, steam and pneumatics systems
  • Ability to properly install bearings, shafts and gears, set backlash and able to align equipment
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing lathes and high precision machining tools
  • Proven ability to safely operate forklifts, overhead cranes, man-lifts, etc.
  • Must be willing and able to work shifts, call-ins, holidays, and overtime
  • General knowledge of welding
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand mechanical blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams
  • Proven ability to utilize precision measuring tools, i.e. micrometers, calipers, leveling devices
  • Basic computer skills


Desired Characteristics

  • Associate’s Degree in a mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance discipline
  • Completion of an apprenticeship/journeyman program
  • Three (3) years of mechanical or industrial maintenance experience
  • One (1) year of basic welding and fabrication
  • OSHA 10 or 30 hour certification


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Technician, Electrical, Instrumentation, Engineering, Technology, Retail

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