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Duke Energy Temp Mechanic (Florida Seasonal Worker) in Crystal River, Florida

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  • Performs Journeyman level duties in the installation, repair and maintenance to facility mechanical support equipment, systems and components. Also, perform the duties of lower classifications in this line of progression.

  • Performs corrective and preventive mechanical maintenance tasks. Interprets design drawings and O&M manuals in locating and diagnosing trouble in equipment, components and systems. Replaces worn damaged or failed equipment and components in support of facility operations.

  • Repairs mechanical units for turbine generators, using proper tools and equipment.

  • Repairs the mechanical and hydraulic systems of the boiler feed pumps. Must be able to align couplings and repair bearings and other parts as necessary.

  • Repairs the condensate and circulating water systems. Be able to check clearances, align couplings and repair systems such as traveling screens where necessary.

  • Repairs the component parts of all fans and be able to align couplings and repair or replace bearings.

  • Identifies and repairs plant component parts of plant systems (feed water systems, hydraulic systems, fuel handling systems, pumps and pumping systems, lubricating systems, fuel oil systems, fire systems, valves, packing, condensers, piping and piping systems, etc).

  • Performs emergency repairs to systems, equipment and components. Record the as-found condition as well as the repaired condition.

  • Assists Engineering with modifications/revisions to plant systems, equipment and/or components.

  • Demonstrates and conducts any required inspections/post-maintenance testing of systems, equipment and components as necessary to complete work packages and ensures systems, equipment and components are returned to operational conditions.

  • Assists other crafts in performing mechanical maintenance tasks that are beyond the maintenance department's capability. Provides technical support for this work.

  • Maintains accountability of property, including tools and maintenance equipment.

  • Performs Preventive Maintenance tasks, following predetermined checklists in the performance of preventive maintenance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

  • Onsite - Work will be performed at a company facility

  • Must be able to climb and work in high places.

  • Must be capable of working around rotating equipment and high pressure systems of power plants

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces

  • Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment

  • Must be able to perform all duties required for this position

  • Must be able to work safely and efficiently around and with energized circuits, in hot, cold and dusty environment and occasional long hours and weekends

  • Cannot be impaired by color-blindness.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 2+ years work experience in journeyman mechanic position with one year in power plant or related industry required.

  • Understanding of power plant dynamics

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum two years work experience in journeyman mechanic position with one year in power plant or related industry desired.

  • Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills

Specific Requirements

  • Candidates must pass switching and tagging test.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position Main IBEW Florida Union

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Monday, January 31, 2022

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.

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