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Department: Mechanic
Location: Portland, OR

General Position Summary:
Fabricate and assemble structural forms in the production of ocean-going barges and related equipment while complying with company Health, Safety, and Environmental programs. Leading and direct others in the fabrication process.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

Secondary Functions:
Pulling cable, hoses, or leads


Minor staging


Mentoring and training of other trades people

Attend training classes such as confined space, forklift operation, crane operation, etc.

Job Scope:
This position routinely works with minimal supervision taking instruction from specifications,

work orders, blueprints, schematics, and other documentation.

Supervisory Responsibility:
This position does not normally carry supervisory responsibility.

Interpersonal Contacts:
This position works both independently and as part of a team. The ability to communicate effectively and

respectfully with others within the team, in other parts of the organization, and within other closely aligned organizations is essential in this role.

Specific Job Skills:

 Education and/or Experience:

 Job Conditions:
Work is performed in a wide variety of environments including heights of 20 feet or more, small and/or confined spaces, and outdoors in all weather conditions. Will routinely bend, twist, kneel, walk, climb, and reach for 1-12 hours per day. Will sit, stand, and walk for 1-12 hours per day. Will endure noise, fumes, dust, and inclement weather.

Must be able to lift and carry 1-60 lbs throughout the day. Must be able to push or pull up to 75 lbs.


Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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