Maintenance Mechanic 1 - Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility

Organization
Olmsted County
Organization Summary

www.olmstedcounty.gov

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Southeast
Job type
full-time
Salary

$21.04 - $34.10 Hourly

Hours

Monday-Friday, daytime hours.

Primary Duties
Nature of Work

Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and inspection of mechanical equipment and electrical systems in a refuse fired cogeneration plant.

Examples of Work
  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor  
  • Performs a wide range of maintenance mechanic assignments under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor 
  • Assists in maintaining spare parts/materials inventory  
  • Performs routine housekeeping in assigned areas 
  • Operates loaders and forklifts and other rolling-stock as needed 
  • Performs routine welding tasks
  • Operates scale house as needed 
  • Operates ash/trash haul truck (with appropriate certification) 
  • Takes responsibility for the safe use of all tools 
  • Carries and responds to pager on assigned weekends, every 8th week 
  • Performs related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Knowledge of the standards, materials and methods of the mechanical and electrical trades
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the generation of steam and electrical power
  • Knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely with and around mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of the functioning of a typical computerized preventive maintenance system
  • Skill in operating forklifts and other industrial rolling-stock
  • Skill in the use of computers and technology
  • Ability to read and understand plans, sketches, diagrams and blueprint
  • Ability to use both simple hand tools and complex machine tools
  • Ability to understand and comply with written and oral procedures and instructions
  • Ability to recognize and diagnose the faulty operation of various power plant systems

Persons with disabilities: the above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties.

Experience
Minimum Qualifications of Education and Experience

Starting rate of pay is based on education, experience and qualifying certifications held by the applicant at time of hire.
 
The $21.04 – $34.10 pay band is base rate of pay. Maximum certification pay is $3.95 and would be added to the base wage.
This position provides a career path. Provided the applicant meets contractual certifications, licensing and time served the applicant may be eligible to be promoted.
     Future Promotional Opportunities:
            Maintenance Mechanic 2 – $23.56 - $38.16 hourly, plus certification pay
           Maintenance Mechanic 3 – $25.46 - $41.23 hourly, plus certification pay
 
A minimum of one (1) year of experience in the maintenance of high-pressure steam and electric power generation systems
--OR--
Associates degree in electro-mechanical maintenance discipline. 
--OR--
A combination of education and experience equivalent to two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a similar position as listed in the work functions.
 
Regular and reliable attendance is a necessary component of job/position.  Individuals required to use County vehicles and equipment must have a valid driver's license and be free of any major traffic violations for the last three (3) years.
 
Required Special Qualifications:
Second Class B Stationary Engineer’s License (2B) or equivalent industry experience to be able to obtain a valid Minnesota Second Class B Stationary (2B) Engineer’s License within three (3) months of employment.

Desirable Qualifications: 
Background in resource recovery. 
Minnesota Provisional Waste Combustor Certification within 6 months of employment.

 Individuals offered a position will be required to take a drug test.

How to Apply

Apply online:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/olmsted/jobs/3705546/maintenance-mechanic-1-olmsted-waste-to-energy-facility

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