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Date:  Apr 26, 2021

Tacoma, WA, US, 98421

Job Function:  Refinery
Requisition Number:  1631

Title:  Assistant Mechanic


U.S. Oil & Refining, a Par Pacific company, is an industry leader in the production and supply of high-quality motor, aviation and marine fuels and asphalt in the Puget Sound market. We have a refinery capacity of 42,000 bbls per stream day, and total storage capacity of 2.7 million bbls, with 1.4 million bbls of crude and the remainder products. We also offer biofuels in various blends at our loading rack. 


We are looking for an Assistant Mechanic responsible for repair of rotating equipment throughout the refinery and may also be required to repair or assist other multi-craft mechanics in the routine maintenance of other refinery equipment.


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Three (3) years’ experience and journeyman skill level in rotating equipment maintenance and repair, machinist or millwright craft.   
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of taking clearance measurements and recording information.
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of obtaining manufacturer’s specification data and comparing to taken measurements.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, plans, pump drawings and seal drawings.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for performing rotating equipment work. 
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and written procedures. 
  • Interest in performing maintenance work in an industrial field setting.
  • Potential to achieve a journeyman skill level in a second craft area before being promoted to a B Mechanic and a third craft area before promotion to A Mechanic. 
  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Technical school credentials are highly desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to do outside work in all-weather with considerable climbing. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds is required.
  • Ability and willingness to do work in confined spaces when required.
  • Willingness to do rotating shift work including some nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.
  • Willingness to do marine vessel mooring activities including deployment of boom, mooring lines and connect/disconnect of loading hoses.


The Company

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure businesses with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 150 Mbpd. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. We operate 123 fuel retail outlets in Hawaii, Washington, and Idaho. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR".


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.





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