• Energy Services Mechanic II/Sr

    Location TX-LaGrange
    # Positions
    1
  • General Overview

    At an intermediate to Sr level, performs mechanical maintenance in an energy services environment including troubleshooting and repair of mechanical equipment, mechanical and/or machine shop repair, welding, and remanufacturing of parts and equipment.  This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. 

    • Installs, removes, inspects, repairs, tests, adjusts, and aligns mechanical equipment, including air compressors, heat exchangers, gear reducers, valves, pumps, and fans.  Dismantles and reassembles turbine generators, coal handling systems, and/or rail cars as required for assigned work area.  Inspects, repairs and maintains aerial platform equipment, cranes, and off-road construction equipment as required for assigned work area.
    • Performs welding on various types of piping and/or structures as required and certified to conduct.  Makes repairs to fiberglass piping.  Performs fabrication tasks such as cutting, welding, and fitting.  Performs sandblasting and painting operations.  Erects scaffolding.  Performs excavations in accordance with OSHA guidelines.  Performs confined space entries as required.
    • Reads blueprints, consults manuals, parts lists, etc., to assist in performing work; keeps drawings and schematics up to date and accurate.
    • Assists electrical and controls personnel in performing various tasks.  Performs bearing work, friction and anti-friction, on various equipment (turbine-generator; large boiler air fans, pumps, etc.).
    • Operates handheld manual tools and power tools (e.g., rock saws and cut-off saws) in performing repair and maintenance tasks.
    • Operates and transports heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing repair and maintenance tasks. 
    • For employees assigned to Transmission Services, transports and operates aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes). 

    This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Two or more years of experience in maintenance and/or repair of mechanical equipment in an energy services environment.  A degree(s) in mechanical or industrial maintenance, instrumentation, controls or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

     

    Driver's license required for incumbents assigned to the dam & hydro function.

     

    Successful completion through Level II of the mechanic curriculum of the Power Plants’ Craft Qualification Program substitutes for two years of experience.

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