Maintenance Mechanic 1 - Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility
$21.04 - $34.10 Hourly
Monday-Friday, daytime hours
- 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.
- 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
Associates degree in electro-mechanical maintenance discipline.
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.
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.