Maintenance Mechanic


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Strategic Staffing Solutions is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Stanton, TN

This position is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing all equipment located within and adjacent to the newly constructed Central Utility Plant.  Plant equipment includes the following: (2) 7.8 MW Solar Taurus 70 gas turbine generators with associated Rentech 161 KPPH Heat Recovery Steam Generator’s with Duct Burners and Fresh Air Firing capability, (4) 75,000 MBH, and (1) 2,000 MBH steam to hot water heat exchangers, economizers, deaerators, boiler feed water pumps, condensate pumps. Also included will be (10) 3,350-ton electric cooling only centrifugal chillers, and (5) 2,245-ton heating/cooling chillers with an associated 10 MM gallon thermal storage tank and a 14 cell, 153,000-gpm cooling tower. Balance of plant equipment includes, air compressors, water treatment systems, pumps, filters, instrumentation, PLC controls and 25/5 kV, 480 V and 125 Vdc electrical systems.

Work involves performing some difficult and complex functions requiring a high level of independent judgment, initiative, and discretion. Work is performed under direct supervision of a Plant Manager or Lead Engineer and performance is reviewed against an established set of goals and Company policies and procedures.

Must have a high school diploma or GED, and a minimum of five (5) years of power plant experience as a maintenance mechanic or in operations

  • Working knowledge of utility plant equipment and systems including but not limited to Gas Turbines, HRSG’s, Chillers, Air Compressors, Electrical Distribution, Heat Exchangers, Cooling Towers, Transformers, Pumps, Motors,Piping/Valves, Instrumentation, Control Systems, Water Treatment Systems, Air Handing Units, etc.
  • Knowledge of and experience with at least four (4) of the following skills: pipefitting, welding, machining, rigging, rotating machine repair, fabrication, machine alignment, basic vibration analysis, and basis understanding of electrical test equipment
  • Ability to learn and become proficient in all site-specific systems and sub-systems
  • Complete site-specific qualification training and periodic testing
  • Knowledge of power plant safety, policies, and procedures, especially in areas such as chemical handling, energy systems, confined spaces, fire suppression, and first aid
  • Understand fundamental principles related to physics, mathematics, AC/DC electrical theory, heat transfer, fluid flow, thermal dynamics and chemistry
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and coordinate work with others on technical subjects
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand drawings, sketches, schematics and electrical one-line diagrams
  • Ability to use basic hand tools, portable electric and pneumatic tools, and basic rigging equipment such as winches, hoists, and slings
  • Demonstrated ability to locate, troubleshoot, and correct problems with mechanical and electrical systems and ancillary equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to operate, maintain and calibrate various test equipment and precision measuring devices
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley PLC interfaces
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) Additional Qualifications The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job.

Job ID: JOB-235117
Publish Date: 24 Apr 2024

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