Shop Assistant


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Website Universal Plant Services

Shop Assistant

Universal Plant Services (UPS) is a top-tier specialty service company headquartered in Houston, with 16 full-service facilities across the United States. With over 30 years of experience serving the energy industry, we are committed to exceeding client expectations by delivering world-class equipment service capabilities. We offer comprehensive project management, construction, installation, maintenance, and repair services for daily maintenance requirements, turnarounds, and capital projects. Our culture is deeply rooted in our dedication to excellence, and we take pride in being a trusted partner for our clients. Our goal is to continue delivering the highest levels of professionalism and quality while remaining at the forefront of the specialty service industry.

Universal Plant Services is in search of a Shop Assistant that is interested in joining our team. Ideal candidates should be local to the Fairfield area. Those who have previous industrial shop or warehouse experience are urged to apply. This position generally works a 5-8’s schedule with optional overtime, and offers benefits including health care, 401k, and paid time off.  Pay range is $28.00 – $30.00 per hour.


  • Perform accurate tool inventories.
  • Read and fulfill tool requests from various locations.
  • Prepare tool and equipment orders for shipping.
  • Receive, inspect, document, and store incoming shipments of tools and supplies.
  • Inventory and restock tool trailers and trucks to prepare them for dispatch.
  • Wash and clean equipment parts and paint and engrave tools.
  • Complete all pertinent paperwork associated with this position.
  • Perform shop housekeeping duties.
  • Transport tools and trucks to and from various jobsites.


  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have basic knowledge of industrial tools
  • Must be able to pass drug screen, physical, and background check.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Must be committed to safety and quality.
  • Must have transportation to and from the jobsite.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • DOT experience preferred, not required


EEO statement

Universal Plant Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

Tagged as: housekeeping, inventory, toolroom, tools

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