Job Description

Job Summary:

Serve as a member of the Maintenance Machinist group and perform tasks and duties as assigned.

Major Job Tasks:

Enter and successfully complete the four-year Western Refining Apprenticeship Program in the time allowed -- achieve Journeyman status. Will perform assigned tasks as outlined in the Apprenticeship Program -- troubleshooting,, i.e.:

*Chemical injection pumps

*Centrifugal pumps

*Reciprocating pumps

*Reciprocating compressors

*Centrifugal and screw air compressors, blowers, and fans

*Steam turbines

*Electric motors

*Positive displacement pumps

*Preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, vibration readings, system failure analysis

*Lubrication systems

*Piping techniques

Use of vertical and horizontal mill to machine rotating equipment components.

Summarize, correlate, write reports and historical data, and enter date into computer

Don and wear all protective equipment necessary to function in potentially hazardous environments.

Respond to all emergency situations (i.e.: fire, chemical, or gas release, and personnel injury) to level of training received.

Climb and work on exterior of process vessels, tanks, and piping; enter and work inside process vessels and tanks; perform work from man-baskets, scaffolding, or ladders. (10%)


Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.




  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 0-12 months related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must provide authorization to review MVR and is subject to company insurability requirements.
  • Must comply with OSHA Respiratory Protection guidelines and the company respiratory protection program which includes a medical evaluation and fit test to determine the ability to wear a respirator. Must be able to don appropriate respiratory equipment to protect the employee whenever respirators are required.

Gallup NM Refinery - GR208,,New Mexico,87347,United States

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