I&E Mechanic

Kapolei, HI, USA Req #99
Thursday, January 11, 2024

At Island Energy Services (IES), we are constantly looking for people who are driven to find cleaner, smarter ways to fuel our community. It is our goal to provide our customers with efficient, reliable, and high quality services. No matter where you are on your career path, Island Energy offers continued education and training to help you cultivate your skills and expand your opportunities.


The Instrumental & Electrical Mechanic position is located in the Logistics Department as part of the Instrument and Electrical Team.  Under the general supervision of the I&E Team Lead, the I&E Mechanic role involves maintaining and troubleshooting electrical and automation systems as well as installing, testing and commissioning new equipment.  The successful candidate embraces positive change and is committed to help further advance our safety and reliability culture at Island Energy Services. Desired competencies include: proven Electrical or Instrumentation skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.  Ideal candidate must be able to establish priorities under tight deadlines and have a proven track record as a motivated, self-starter who can work on multiple projects and priorities within a fast-paced environment.  Incumbent is expected to have sound knowledge of electrical systems and hazards.  Prior relevant experience in refinery, manufacturing industries are preferred.



  • Install, calibrate, test, troubleshoot and maintain instrumentation on new or existing plant equipment  
  • Consult manufacturers' manuals to determine test and maintenance procedures. Use pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices to inspect and test instrument and system operation, and diagnose faults
  • Consult with and advise process operators
  • Complete maintenance I&E training program
  • Repair, maintain and adjust system components or remove and replace defective parts
  • Do risk assessments
  • Calibrate and maintain components and instruments according to manufacturers' specifications
  • Isolate electrical 2.4KV / 480V equipment for maintenance work.
  • Proactively updates and maintains operating standards, emergency procedures and any other documents as needed.
  • Performs a variety of special assignments as needed within the scope of the position.
  • Teamwork:  Works effectively with coworkers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive, positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments; keeping others informed of work progress and issues; addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical solutions; and respecting the diversity of the IES workforce in actions, words, and deeds.
  • Safety:  Maintains commitment to a high standard of safety, comply with all safety laws and IES safety policies/rules, and reports actual and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel to further IES core value of safety.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the scope of the position.



   Education and Experience

  1. High School diploma or equivalent
  2. Minimum five years of industrial or relevant trade (Electrical or Instrumentation) or fueling and fuel storage facilities experience.


Desired Experience

  1. Journeyman Electrical or Contractor License



  1. Ability to uphold to strict ethical standards: integrity, objectivity, and confidentiality.
  2. Proficient Microsoft Office Suite skills, including editing and proofreading. 
  3. Ability to maintain automated and manual record keeping systems.
  4. Ability to work in process and shop environments.
  5. Ability to work independently.
  6. Ability to evaluate information and exercise good judgment in making decisions.
  7. Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  8. Strong sense of team spirit and ability to transfer it to others. 
  9. Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information as appropriate.
  10. Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  11. Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrates group presentation skills.  Ability to provide excellent customer service and customer relations.
  12. Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and can read and interpret written information.
  13. Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans. 
  14. Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  15. Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  16. Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  17. Safety and Security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.


    Other Requirements

  1. Willingness to commit to The Island Way (IES core values of): Kīnāʻole, Aloha, Lōkahi and Hoʻohana
  2. Pass background check including periodic job-related physical abilities testing as required.
  3. This is a safety sensitive position and random drug testing is required.
  4. Valid driver’s license with clean abstract to operate a motor vehicle in the United States.
  5. Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including: full body coveralls, protective footwear, hard hats, hearing protection, eye protection, etc.
  6. Ability to wear all types of respirators.
  7. Must be able to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends.
  8. Willingness to devote the time as needed to meet packet and task deadlines.
  9. Willingness to maintain or increase skills.
  10. Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) within sixty days of hire.





Island Energy Services offers a competitive salary that commensurate with qualifications and experience.   IES also offers a generous benefits package to include comprehensive health and welfare benefits, vacation, sick leave, 401k plus employer matching, supplemental voluntary insurance options, etc. 


This is a negotiated union position, and the starting hourly pay rate is $40.01/hour.  The position may progress through on the job training to the position of I&E Mechanic level.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee frequently is required to use hands, hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls to talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Work outside in inclement weather, in compact and confined spaces, climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation.



Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee reference check, drug test, criminal background check and a five-year motor vehicle history check.  This is an (exempt, non-exempt) position under FLSA regulations.

Island Energy Services, licensee of the Texaco brand, is an equal opportunity, at-will employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Position open to US residents and resident aliens with a valid green card only.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education High School
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  • Kapolei, HI, USA