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Job Description

Position Summary

Responsible for designing, planning, and coordinating the installation, repair, and maintenance of on-site equipment, systems, and structures. Prepares schedules and procures material and manpower for these projects.
Essential Job Functions

· Participates in all phases of design, installation, maintenance and repair of on-site mechanical equipment, systems, and structures.

· Continuously reviews mechanical equipment, both physically and through evaluation of maintenance records in order to evaluate performance and efficiency, and to determine the need for repair or replacement.

· Reads and interprets blueprints/schematics and technical manuals and provides assistance to the mechanical maintenance department on technical issues.

· Inspects work-in-progress and at project completion to ensure that specifications are met.

· Responsible for cost estimates on repair or replacement of equipment, systems and structures; provides technical cost estimates of time and material; writes detailed equipment, and repair-installation specifications.

· Maintains documentation of modifications/repairs to equipment/structures or installation of the same, including drawings and repair reports.

· Assists with ongoing preventative maintenance program.

· Requisitions parts, equipment, supplies and contract labor using computerized purchasing/receiving system; tracks, reviews and approves contract labor T & M sheets and invoices.

· Coordinates assigned projects with other departments, including scheduling and resolving problems; coordinating and inspecting work performed by contractors.

· Promotes and enforces safety and environmental programs.

· Develops Job Hazard Analysis and/or Safe Work Plans and conducts tool box safety meetings as needed to accomplish tasks.

· Assist in the development of annual capital and operating budgets for Mechanical Maintenance section.

· Extensive use of computer to review MSDSs, inventory levels, prepare purchase requisitions, work orders, drawings, project work scopes, repair reports and communicate by e-mail.

· Performs others duties assigned.


Education and Experience

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of five (5) years of experience directly related to maintenance in the power production industry or in an industrial plant with similar equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required

· In-depth knowledge of plant equipment, design and operation, problem identification, and maintenance practices.

· Ability to read, interpret, comprehend, and apply information relative to prints, schematics, and technical and service manuals.

· Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

· Knowledge of environmental and safety regulations and policies related to maintenance activities.

· Skilled in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment.

· Ability to communicate effectively with contractors and plant personnel, both verbally and in writing.

· Advanced computer skills including understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), preventative maintenance software programs, computerized purchasing and inventory programs, and Internet skills.

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments.

· Must successfully complete background screen and maintain a valid driver's license.

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