Superior Weighted Products is seeking a Welder / Maintenance Mechanic for the Corpus Christi mill. SWP specializes in high quality chemicals including mud chemicals used in oil and gas exploration. The company enjoys a sterling reputation in the industry for its best service and product quality.

Fantastic benefits include:
Affordable Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance

Company paid Life & Disability Insurance

Vacation / sick pay / generous holidays

401K (6% match)

The Welder / Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for set up, cleaning, maintaining, fabricating, rebuilding, and repairing state of the art Company plant equipment with the goal of ensuring minimal plant downtime and adhering to the Company’s overall Quality Management System. The Welder / Maintenance Mechanic will also be required to assist plant production personnel and management with all other production-related activities, when and as needed.

Performs scheduled lubrication, maintenance, and clean-up (as directed) for all plant equipment.

Repairs all plant equipment within the scope of his/her skill level.

Welds and fabricates chutes, hoppers, piping, equipment supports, and other plant equipment and machinery.

Assists plant production personnel, when and as requested by Company management.

Timely performs mill rebuilds to reduce mill downtime.

Maintains and updates required maintenance records for plant equipment.

Reviews, tracks, and immediately reports to plant management any/all issues with plant equipment that could impact production processes, output, deadlines, workplace safety, and/or product quality.

Responsible for housekeeping of the tool storage area, the shop area, any work area after the overhaul or repair of equipment or any fabrication projects, lube/oil storage area, diesel tank area, air compressor area, front drive area, and performs break-room clean up, when and as requested.

Maintains, troubleshoots and tests plant equipment, machinery and components.

Identifies replacement parts for plant equipment and researches and makes recommendations for procurement, when and as needed.

Loads bulk or flatbed trucks, when and as needed.

Performs all duties safely in accordance with Company procedures and applicable safety requirements.

Supports and participates in the Company’s Quality Management System.

Performs all other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager or other Company management.

High School Diploma or GED; Technical Degree in mechanical repair or other relevant field is a plus.

At least five (5) years of prior relevant maintenance-related work experience; prior work experience involving mill maintenance.

Prior experience working in an MHSA-regulated environment is a plus.

Crane operator certification and work experience is essential.

Prior welding work experience is required.

Forklift operation certification and work experience is essential.

Valid driver’s license and the maintenance of a driving record satisfactory to the Company.

Thorough knowledge of mechanical power transmissions, crushers, conveyor belts, Raymond mills, front end loaders, forklifts, bagging machines and basic fabrication concepts.

Ability to operate, maintain, rebuild, and troubleshoot plant equipment used by the Company and to utilize power and manual tools required for the position.

Knowledge of mechanical equipment design and general maintenance techniques.

Superior Weighting Products is an equal opportunity employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment on the basis of their qualification for the job in question without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin age, disability, military/veteran status, genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

AES Drilling Fluids regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.