Maintenance Mechanic - Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility

Organization
Olmsted County
Organization Summary

Mission:  Building a sustainable foundation for a safe, healthy, and welcoming community through public service excellence.  

Vision:  A vibrant community where everyone thrives.

Values:  Thoughtful, Principled, Inclusive, Service-Focused, Collaborative

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

$25.65 - $42.85 Hourly

Hours

Varying Shifts

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, the Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility. Mentors Olmsted County Maintenance Mechanics.

Examples of Work

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or OWEF Leadership. 
  • 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.
  • Assists in parts/materials procurement.   
  • Operates ash/trash haul truck.
  • Takes responsibility for the safe use of all tools.  
  • Responds to after hour needs on assigned weeks.  
  • Assists in training lower grade maintenance mechanics.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely with and around mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of the standards, materials and methods of the mechanical, machining, welding and electrical trades
  • Knowledge of the functioning of a typical 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, diagnose and repair 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

Experience equivalent to three (3) years of industrial maintenance experience.

OR

Post-secondary certificate in Industrial Mechanics or Electronics or Robotics and one (1) year of industrial maintenance experience.  

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.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Registered with the State of Minnesota as an unlicensed electrician or a maintenance electrician license.
How to Apply

Apply online at link:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/olmsted/jobs/4511844/maintenance-mechanic-olmsted-waste-to-energy-facility  

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