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American Electric Power Maint Mech 3Rd Yr -4th in Fulton, Arkansas



Maint Mech 3Rd Yr -4th

Job Description:

*Successful candidate must live within 60 minutes of Turk Power Plant*

Perform the work necessary to ensure reliable operation of all plant machinery and mechanical equipment by troubleshooting problems, performing preventive and corrective maintenance tasks using drawings, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications. Report irregularities and abnormal conditions to the appropriate supervision. Actively participate in continuous improvement activities. The following will be performed under the direction of a journeyman industrial maintenance mechanic or supervisor: Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on all mechanical components of plant equipment with assistance from journeyman or supervision. Diagnosis, troubleshoot, align, repair, and maintain mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and components such as the boiler, turbine generator, pumps, control valves, fans, other rotating equipment, and associated piping. Operate machine shop and portable machine equipment such as lathes, shapers, drill presses, milling machines, boring bars and similar machining equipment to produce accurate tolerance on all shapes including those not readily machined on standard machine tools under the direction of journeyman or supervisor. Develop simple jigs and fixtures as necessary and performing precision fitting of component parts as required. Use monitoring equipment such as vibration and thermal test equipment, to assess equipment conditions. Perform electric arc and oxyacetylene structural welding to repair equipment. Perform oxyacetylene cutting, heating, and brazing piping and structural components. Erect and remove scaffolding and perform rigging, lifting and blocking. Operate and maintain mobile equipment such as manlifts, forklifts, backhoes, etc. and perform pre-use inspections. Prepare, update, and maintain records and documentation as required. Demonstrate working knowledge of industrial processes and systems

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Fulton, AR

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Power Plants

Minimum Requirements:

Education: : High School Diploma or GED. Associate degree in an industrial maintenance/mechanical discipline or Certificate ( Electronics/Electrical Engineering or Instrumentation) or equivalent experience as stated below Experience: ?Without degree, 4 yrs applicable experience in addition to HS diploma or GED ?With accredited, Associates degree (2 years) ? two year applicable experience: ?With Certificate of Completion (18 months) and two year applicable experience. ?Completion of AEP Apprentice progression ?Job experience relative to this position: Steel mills, paper mills, nuclear, nuclear navy service, chemical, oil refinery, power plant, or similar industry. Licenses/Certifications: Must possess the appropriate State driver's license.

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Geographic Proximity:

Successful candidate must live within 60 minutes of Turk Power Plant

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