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Our approach is simple. We value hard work and smart thinking. Every member of the Vigor team is accountable for the success of the company. We don’t accept the status quo. We minimize barriers and bureaucracy so everyone is empowered to get the job done. We respond quickly to market conditions and our customer’s needs. We take safety and our responsibility for environmental protection seriously.

What is vigor? It’s physical and mental strength. It means effort, energy and enthusiasm. Vigor is the capacity to survive and grow. What is Vigor? It’s our people.

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Assembly Millwright

Department: Machine Shop
Location: Portland, OR

Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in.

The Vigor Machine team is a provider of emergent ship repair as well as outfitting and assembly of new project builds such as wheel gates for the hydro industry, or stacker cranes for commercial airline paint hanger facilities. We regularly work on repair projects involving steam turbines, reciprocating engines, pumps, valves, in-place machining using portable mills and line boring equipment and much more. And we do it with a “Can do, get it done (right)” attitude.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Take steps to ensure every job is done in a manner that’s safe and completed according to the latest workplace safety regulations, laws and requirements. 
  • Work as a team to disassemble, diagnose, repair or replace, reassemble and test small to large assemblies for new builds and the ship repair industry
  • Clean up at the end of shift to make sure your job site remains well-organized, free of unnecessary clutter.  
  • Fit bearings, shafts, attach motors, and connect and align couplings and belts to precise tolerances.
  • Assemble and test mechanical components 
  • Will read blueprints, diagrams, bill of materials, schematics and other technical documents to dismantle and assemble equipment.  
  • Help develop plans and sequencing for assemblies.
  • Knowledge of rigging and overhead crane operation, lifting device use and inspection and load calculations.
  • Perform daily Job Hazard Analysis on work to be done.
  • Use a variety of hand tools and measuring tools. You will lift heavy objects, physically manipulate objects with tools as needed utilizing cranes and other equipment to complete large-scale projects in your daily job duties. 
  • Electromechanical assembly work

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: 

  • None

  THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THESE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Practice and emphasize values and a culture that places the highest standard on workplace safety, housekeeping and quality of workmanship. 
  • Solid work ethic
  • This person needs to be driven towards continual improvement. Can also mentor lower level peers as needed. 
  • Works with a purpose
  • Flexibility. Adaptive to shop needs as they change
  • Be able to work in a team environment or independently as needed.
  • Understand machined fits and be able to use measuring equipment to verify sizes of parts prior to assembly.
  • Understanding bearings installation and adjustment along with some hydraulic and electrical experience is a plus.
  • Able to communicate clearly written and oral.
  • Willing to work in all environments as needed.
  • Troubleshooting Skills are required.
  • Ability to follow a problem to the source and solve the issue. 
  • Mechanical aptitude is essential. 
  • Ability to run manual machine tools is a plus. Need to be able to do this safely using the correct equipment to avoid injury to self and others.  

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

  • 5 years experience preferred. Will train the right  candidate

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: 

  • None required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • The physical demands for this position require continual standing, walking and using fine motor skills for the operation of tools and machinery. 
  • Ability to lift, carry 60Lbs. May require some lifting or assistance with heavy equipment. Occasionally requires twisting, turning, bending, climbing, and walking over uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   

  • The work is performed inside a shop and outside in the elements
  • The work is performed around industrial equipment generating varying degrees of noise.
  • Work may involve use of chemicals, coolants, greases, solvents, petroleum, vapors and fumes.
  • Proper PPE will be provided as necessary. 

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. 

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, 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, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, 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, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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