Maintenance Helper

Location: NC - Sanford
Department: 4200 - Refining and Pad Operations


Assist maintenance technicians in their goal of keeping facility and refinery equipment in optimal running condition.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Maintenance personnel complete work orders for the preventative maintenance program.
  • Assist Maintenance personnel in the repair of facility assets.
  • Directed work to include repairs to complex machinery, teardowns, turnaround work and the like.
  • Un-directed work to include painting, grinding, sweeping, changing light bulbs and the like.
  • Assist with joint contractor operations within the facility.
  • Attend classes assigned by the supervisor to further develop maintenance skills.
  • Participate in the design, layout, and installation and modifications of all process equipment within the facility to facilitate learning and development.
  • Operate Noble vehicle to run for parts and supplies as directed.
  • Assist in keeping accurate records of all maintenance work performed.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area, including the facility operational areas and the maintenance shop.
  • Maintain certification for confined space entry, lock out/tag out, equipment usage, etc.
  • Typical projects include but not limited to:
    • Hydro-blasting exchangers and process piping
    • Sand blasting and painting
    • Sweeping and cleaning
    • Light carpentry work
    • Yard work
    • Gearbox oil changes
    • Confined space entry work for projects such as tank cleanings and repairs
    • Assist technicians with equipment repairs, controls upgrades, welding and fitting,
  • Most projects touch on all disciplines and require electrical, mechanical and hydraulic aptitude and require a willingness to learn.
  • Other duties as assigned by Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor.


  • 2 years experience in light maintenance.
  • Examples of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical aptitude
  • Good communication skills, oral and written
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to work flexible hours and/or shifts including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Ability to work at heights reaching 50 feet above grade
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and maintain confined space certification
  • Ability to be fitted for and work wearing full face respirator
  • Ability to maintain HazWoper certification
  • Ability to lift and carry 50lbs
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time


                                                              “EOE: Veterans/Disabled”

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