Mechanic/Welder - Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA)
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NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING WELDER QUALIFICATION: Welder qualification shall be in accordance with ASME Section IX, Part QW-302.1, 302.2 and 302.3. The acceptance standard shall be in accordance with ASME Section V, Part QW-191.1 and 191.2.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Highly skilled technical work in a 300 MW combined cycle power generation facility. It includes complex, skilled, welding, millwright, and pipe fitting work at a "journeyman" level. Conduct inspections on various units. Fabricates, and welds a variety of metal parts and pieces of equipment. Perform mechanical repairs to heat recovery steam generators, pumps, combustion turbines, steam turbines, and other power generation plant equipment. Repairs and maintains welding tools and equipment. Routinely performs housekeeping of work areas. 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 experience as a certified journeyman welder and Power Plant equipment mechanic with high-pressure steam experience. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. A valid State of Florida Driver's License is desired.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over); heavy 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 (without hearing aid); 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 work; 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.