Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Miami

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.


Under general supervision, leads maintenance mechanics in the performance of general maintenance and/or preventive maintenance work. Responsible for coordinating and leading the daily work activities of mechanics, including performing repair activities and equipment operations duties as required. Prioritizes and schedules daily work flow. Coordinates with other departments to resolve difficult repair or maintenance repair issues and updates management regarding status.






High School Diploma or equivalent


Five years experience in building repair as a lead person.

Universal HVAC license


Valid Local Driver's License and Valid Passport. Class A CDL with HAZMAT and tanker endorsements. Must pass DOT physical.


10% Travel to other Tropical locations


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. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train etc.) Occasionally exposed to outside elements during the course of traveling.