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Mechanic, Senior

Date: Nov 5, 2021

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, US, 32254

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description:

The Senior Mechanic is a multi-craft maintenance position responsible for performing a variety of tasks assigned by Maintenance Supervision.

Tasks include but are not limited to checking, adjusting, troubleshooting and repairing mechanical,

electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. The position also requires the fabrication and replacement of piping systems as well as the welding of carbon, stainless, aluminum and other alloys as needed.

This position operates on a 12-hour rotating shift from days to nights on a 36/48 hour weekly rotation. Every other weekend this position works on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday.



• Possess a strong mechanical aptitude. A mechanical aptitude test will be utilized as part of the selection process.

• Must be able to repair pumps, and various other mechanical and electrical hardware used in the plant.

• Have the ability to exercise a high level of responsibility and be task motivated.

• Must possess and exercise sufficient math and measuring skills to make equipment adjustments and perform pipe replacement and fabrication.

• Be able to operate a variety of hand and power tools, shop equipment and machine tools.

• Have the ability to install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair a wide range of electrical circuitry, including motors, control panels and Distributed Control System equipment and instrumentation.

• Follows safe working practices and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.

• A basic understanding of software programs such as Word and Excel is desirable.

• Reads and interprets manuals, drawings, and specifications

• Must have the ability to weld carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and various other alloys. Prior welding certification(s) desirable but not required.


SMAW (Stick)



• Good social and communicative skills.


Education and Work Experience:

High School Diploma or GED

5+ years’ experience with the installation, maintenance and repair of industrial equipment such as pumps, seals, motors, boilers, compressors, agitators, gear boxes and heat exchangers- preferably in a Chemical Plant environment.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville