McGinnis, Inc.
South Point, OH Cincinnati, OH

Essential Functions:

The individual assigned to this position must, with or without reasonable accommodation, be able to perform the following Essential Function:

Comprehend blueprints, templates, and sketches Materials Safety Data Sheets.

Enter and work in internally confined spaces.

Manipulate and transport loads of up to 75 pounds over distances of up to 100 feet, approximately 3 times during each 8-hour shift.

Position self while manipulating objects of various weights, approximately 30-40 times during 8-hour shift.

Manipulate and operate all machines and Hand/power tools essential to the performance of the position of Mechanic such as:

  • Engine Lathes
  • Vertical Boring Mill
  • Horizontal Boring Mill
  • Shaper
  • Metalizing Gun
  • Micrometers
  • Clamps
  • Drill Press
  • Tool Grinders
  • Hydraulic Press
  • Hand tools
  • Calipers
  • Voltmeter
  • Chucks

Other Functions:

Enter Round Manholes with inside diameter of 18 inches,

Maneuver around 30″ obstructions and 24″ frames.

Comprehend and follow confined space policies.

Any other duties as directed by Management.

Please Read Carefully Applicant/Employee Acknowledgement:

I,                                                                      , Acknowledge that I have reviewed the job description set forth above. I further acknowledge that I have had an opportunity to review this job description with the employer, and I understand the nature of the position and the essential functions, as described above, I would be expected to perform if I am offered this position. I know of no reason why, either with or without a reasonable accommodation, I would be unable to perform the essential functions described above.



How to Apply

Please call:

Tracy Arthur-Stricklin

Human Resources manager




General Description:

Unless otherwise defined by applicable law, any employment relationship with this organization is of an “at-will” nature, which means that the Employee any resign at any time and the Employer may discharge Employee at any time with or without cause or notice.

Sets up and operates various machine ship machines, such as lathes, grinders, milling machines, drill press, power tools, and similar machine tools.  Performs maintenance and repair of any machinery.  Places various stock and material into and out of machines and storage areas.

Works from detailed blueprints, templates, and sketches.  Work involves exacting and at times difficult machine setups and operations to rough and finish machine form tools, holders, cutting tools, and parts for dies, jigs, fixtures, and similar tooling working to close tolerances.

Uses chucks, clamps, fixtures, and other holding devices to secure work and to prevent moving, springing, or distortion.  Aligns work to took and detects and eliminate run out or misalignment using various precision measuring instruments such as scales, micrometers, dial indicators, and calipers.

Selects speeds, feed, and tooling in relationship to the type of material, finish requirements, and job applications.  Replaces dulled tools and grind ordinary tools as necessary.  Selects, mounts, and balances grinding wheels, dress wheels for specific job requirements.

Checks and inspects work to hold close tolerances and insure adherence to specifications.

Performs necessary machine work including dismantling, repairing, and reassembling of light and heavy machinery. Installs and repairs gasoline and diesel engines in boats, tugs, howlers, passenger vehicles, trucks, cranes, etc. following specifications; positions engine over mounting holes, using chain hoist; bolts engines to mount and straps fuel tank to cradle, using hand tools; connects fuel, oil, and waterlines to engine; installs engine controls, propeller shaft, and propeller; attaches test instruments, such as tachometer and voltmeter to engine; and starts engine and records operating data, such as revolutions per minute and voltage output.  Install shop machinery, such as propelling machinery, auxiliary motors, pumps, ventilating equipment, and steering gear, working from blueprints and using hand tools, calipers, and micrometers.

Disassembles defective engines and repairs or replaces damaged parts, using hand tools: disassembles propulsion and steering components, propellers, propeller shafts, rudders, and associated bearings and determines usable components and reassembles.

Installs below-deck auxiliaries, such as evaporates, stills, heaters, pumps, conserves, and boilers and connects the system together: tests and inspects installed machinery and equipment during dock and sea trials: repairs and maintains propulsion engines and other engines and engine parts aboard ship: and makes engine replacement parts.

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