$27.40-$38.96 Hourly / $4,749.33-$6,753.07 Monthly / $56,992.00-$81,036.80 Yearly
This is technical work involving mechanical maintenance and repair activities for a Waste to Energy facility. Bargaining unit position.
An employee in this class performs apprentice level work in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of waste to energy plant mechanical equipment. Work is performed under general supervision and requires the application of reasonable initiative and independent judgment. Employee may be required to respond to emergency calls regarding the breakdown of plant equipment. Work is reviewed through observation while in progress and upon completion through results obtained.
Considerable knowledge of: construction, operating principles and common failures of industrial mechanical equipment and the ability to recognize and diagnose the faulty operation of equipment from charts, graphs and visual inspection.
Working knowledge of: power plant processes and the interrelationships of various equipment and machinery, including the effect failure of a piece of equipment would have on the remainder of the system; occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions required in the operation and repair of waste to energy plant equipment; industrial mechanical equipment, including hydraulic/pneumatic systems, pumps, motors, conveyers, boilers, and TIG/MIG welding procedures.
Ability to: identify and correct the root cause of mechanical malfunctions and identify failure indicators when present on equipment; read and interpret power plant piping and instrumentation diagrams, hydraulic/pneumatic schematics, piping material specification sheets, welding blueprints, and other reference materials; identify ASTM and SAE fastener grade markings, thread standards, torque requirements, and washer requirements for the specific task at hand; establish and maintain effective working relationships
assume a lead capacity and oversee other employees; locate, define, repair or modify defects in various mechanical equipment; interpret and work from equipment technical sketches and blueprints; establish and maintain.
Skill in: mechanical work including pipe fitting, welding, rigging, machinist and steel fabrication; use of a variety of hand tools and portable power tools used in routine maintenance and mechanical repair work.
Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school with two (2) years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial mechanical equipment, such as pumps, motors, conveyors, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must meet all criteria for level I on the maintenance skills matrix within 6 months.