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Gas Free Mechanics (42444)

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  • Check tanks to make sure properly inspected for hazardous materials
  • Ensure that the right equipment is on site for the task that needs to be accomplished
  • Remove contamination from tanks in a safe and efficient manner using shovels, squeegees, brooms, scrapers, hoses, water and solvent
  • Sweeps up debris and sludge into buckets or wheelbarrows or down chutes
  • Wash bilge’s tanks: remove gas, water, and oil from vessels and fixing blocked pipes
  • Ensure that the runbak is wiped out of the tanks
  • Open or help with the opening of deep well inspection covers in as safe manner
  • Control ocst in assigned area of responsibility
  • Be able to adapt in an environment with extreme temperature exposure
  • Exercise proper procedures for confined spaces
  • Will climb into tanks via vertical ladder or inclined ladder (average 50-60ft)
  • Operator and maintain boilers at Gas Free shop
  • Assist in cleanup of oil spills
  • Clean and dispose of hazardous and nonhazardous materials, gas, sludge, oil, etc. throughout the shipyard
  • Board ships via stairs, ladders, and gangways with tool bags and needed equipment
  • Will prepare tank for cleaning and setting up lights, air hoses, and pumps. Setting up pumps requires pulling hoses to position and hook up to pump and slop tanks
  • Understand and act upon instruction
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment-hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes, and when necessary a respirator
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance
  • Other duties may be assigned as workload requirements dictate


  • Must have 3+ years of shipboard Gas Free experience
  • Must be able to work either 1st or 2nd shift
  • Must be able to work overtime if requested
  • Must have experience driving flatbeds, operating a vacuum truck, and daily cleaning of tanks
  • Properly inspect tanks for hazardous materials, endure the proper equipment is on site so tasks may be accomplished

Perform all gas free essential duties on all types of commercial and government vessels


Employee Owned Company | Health & Dental Benefits
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