Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 13,700 units and over 1.6 billion operating hours in 96 countries. Products from Solar Turbines play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines (rated from 1590 to 30,000 horsepower), gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets (ranging from 1.1 to 22 megawatts). Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.
Solar’s foundation is people and Solar’s culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business. Solar Turbines, founded in 1927, is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 7,000 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.
We currently have a career opportunity for a Maintenance Oiler at our Harbor Drive facility in San Diego, CA.
Working with minimal supervision, Maintenance Oilers perform lubrication and coolant services on various machine tools within the facility buildings. Oilers also perform metal machining chip segregation, disposal and clean up functions. They also support waste water treatment plant personnel with cleaning of associated tanks, pumps and hazardous waste spills.
Perform lubrication, coolant replenishing, greasing, and cleaning of production equipment and machines according to manufcaturer’s specifications, charts, and schedules, oral and written instructions.
Maintain lubricating equipment as required.
Recognize such improper functioning of machinery and other mechanical equipment such as unusual noise and overheating of bearings and report to proper personnel.
Use of refractometer to determine the condition of water soluable coolants and add water or coolant as required.
Maintain lubricating records and charts.
HAZMAT response to spills in order to prevent flow into storm drains and harbor.
Utilize maintenance CMMS system to receive work assignments and to document work accomplished.
Required to be qualified in the following: 1) Gas detection device; respirator trained; forklift qualified; confined space; Lock Out Tag Out; crane; propane loading; coolant conditioning utilizing refractometer; and HAZMAT response.
Inventory oils, greases, coolant drums and EDM and other specialized fluids.
Use of hand & power tools and portable pumps.
Must have high school diploma or a GED.
Must be able to climb ladders assume squatting & bending positions in tight spaces.
Must be able to work any shift.
Must be able to use hand & power tools.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Local candidates will be given strong preference.
Solar Turbines offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401k, incentive bonus, tuition reimbursement and professional development/advancement opportunities. This position does not qualify for relocation.
Solar Turbines is an equal opportunity employer.
Solar Turbines conducts drug screens and background checks.
Please visit our website www.solarturbines.com for more information about our company.
In spite of its name, products from Solar Turbines are not powered by the sun. The Caterpillar subsidiary designs, manufactures, and...