Equipment Support Specialist

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Maintenance

Publish Date: May 3, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


Fuel equipment as needed.


Document usage on PDA or in personal computer as required.


Check and maintain fluids of fuel truck and/or assigned equipment.


Report discrepancies and excessive usage of fuel, coolant or lubricants.


Identify and report any isssues found with equipment.


Maintain cleanliness and functionality of fuel truck.


Maintain cleanliness of shop and surroundings.


Pressure wash scheduled equipment.


Assist in transporting equipment.


Assists mechanics as needed.


Run equipment as needed.


Treat and paint equipment as assigned.


Perform all other duties as requested.





High School Diploma or equivalent


One year CDL experience operating equipment and fueling equipment.


Valid Local Driver's Commercial License Class B with Tanker & HAZMAT Endorsements




Operations - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions.