Mechanic – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA)
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Highly skilled technical work in a 300 MW combined cycle power generation facility that includes complex, skilled, millwright and pipe fitting work at a "journeyman" level. Conducts inspections on various units and performs mechanical repairs to heat recovery steam generators, pumps, combustion turbines, steam turbines and other power generation plant equipment. Reports to, and is under the direct supervision of the Assistant Plant Manager.
ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. A minimum of five (5) years as a journeyman Power Plant mechanic with high-pressure steam turbine and boiler auxiliary equipment experience. Combined cycle plant mechanical experience is desired. A valid Florida Driver License is desired. When considering new job applicants, a comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 lbs. and over); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; use of both hands; climbing (use of arms and legs); use of both eyes; distinguishing basic colors; distinguishing shades of colors; good hearing; straight pulling; pulling hand over hand; pushing; walking; standing; crawling; kneeling; bending; balancing: smelling; stooping; running; shoving; twisting. Wear restrictive safety equipment including but not limited to safety glasses, face shields, hearing protection devices, gloves, and hard hats. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability. Temporary modifications to provide reasonable accommodations do not waive any essential functions of the job requirements.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Inside and outside work; in heat; in cold; in high humidity; in bright sunshine; in dampness; in chilling conditions; with flames; with electricity; in dust; in dry conditions; with petroleum based products; with oils; with natural gas; on slippery or uneven surfaces; on or with ladders or scaffolding; at heights above ground level up to 50’; below ground confined spaces (ditches, tunnels, holes); with feet, legs, or hands in water; with explosives; with vibrations; working closely with others; working alone; with poor lighting; with poor ventilation; miscellaneous odors and fumes; with odors of gas; atmosphere or safety equipment used or needed air pack; hearing protection; hard hats; safety glasses; goggles; face shields and safety belts.
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