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Pump Mechanic - Birmingham, AL

Pump Mechanic

Location:  Birmingham, Alabama

Status:  Full Time


At Fluid Engineering, we provide a vital service to our customers by ensuring reliable pump & machinery repairs.  We are growing and seek qualified pump mechanics to join our team. As a pump mechanic, you’ll be responsible for the disassembly, inspection, evaluation and repair of pumps and rotating equipment. You’ll also be responsible for troubleshooting issues and diagnosing failures. Entry level and experienced candidates may apply. Qualified candidates must have a strong mechanical aptitude.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of pumps used in industrial applications
  • Read and interpret drawings, schematics, and manuals to determine work procedures
  • Dismantle pumps and inspect components for wear or damage using precision measuring instruments
  • Repair or replace worn or damaged parts such as seals, bearings, gears, and other pump components
  • Reassemble pumps following repairs and conduct tests to ensure proper functioning
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance and repair activities
  • Assist in the field installation of pumps
  • Respond to emergency calls to repair pumps that have failed unexpectedly
  • Work with vendors to order replacement parts and pump components
  • Adhere to all safety regulations when working with pumps

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of pumps, engines, and other mechanical equipment
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good time-management skills

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in engineering technology or related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a mechanic
  • Experience with hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Leadership skills
  • Industrial maintenance experience

The Company

Fluid Engineering, Inc., an Alabama based corporation, was established in 1992 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.  The company currently maintains 7 offices in the southeast.  The growing company serves the major segments of the industrial market.  The core business of the company is related to the application of pumps, dust collectors, scrubbers, fans, and pneumatic conveying equipment.

To Apply

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