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FirstEnergy Corp. Mechanic in Haywood, West Virginia

Mechanic

Location:

Haywood, WV, US, 26366-0600

Job Function: Maintenance

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 35729

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of 3,780 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Generation Corp., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. Harrison Power Station [FOS]

JOB SUMMARY: Under general directive supervision, works with and directs others in performing skilled mechanical repair work on all plant equipment (air compressors, turbines, generators, pumps, fans, air heater, blowers, etc.); all mechanical equipment (boilers, pulverizers, feeders, heat exchangers, condensers, valves, etc.); and all plant auxiliary equipment (yard equipment, power piping, etc.). Mechanical work includes assembly, welding, sheet metal work, pipe fitting, machining, and rigging.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Performs rigging, dismantling, overhauling, repairing, testing, and assembling of rotating, mechanical, and plant auxiliary equipment; operating overhead and mobile cranes on regular and precision lifts.

  • Makes or reproduces special parts, assemblies, tools, jigs and fixtures; making necessary measurements and sketches.

  • Operates and maintains hand tools; operates shop tools; perform drilling, grinding, cutting, shearing, filing, bending, forming and chipping.

  • Aligns rotating equipment assemblies using dial indicator technique.

  • Performs welding, brazing, soldering, electric arc welding and oxyacetylene burning; layouts, fabricates and maintains plant piping; prepares materials for and depositing metal surfaces on parts

  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, replaces, installs, maintains, and troubleshoots all plant mechanical equipment.

  • Overhauls, plant mechanical equipment such as feedwater pumps, circulating pumps, drive gears and air compressors in place or in the shop. Overhauls and repairs pulverizers, condensers, feedwater heaters, and other plant mechanical equipment.

  • Sets up and removes rigging, tackle, blocking, shoring, and operating overhead cranes and hoists. Sets up and directs the movement and lifting of large plant equipment and/or assemblies.

  • Performs layout and fitting of sheet metal and steel plates.

  • Scrapes and hand fits bearings requiring close tolerances.

  • Repairs and replaces manual, motor, and hydraulically operated valves of all sizes and pressures such as check, pressure regulating, automatic control, stop and blowdown valves; replaces, grinds and reseats parts.

  • Repacks valves and pump shafts.

  • Performs insulation and refractory repair/installation.

  • Performs confined space monitoring and completes all required documentation such as recording date, time, and readings.

  • Builds and removes approved scaffolds.

  • Troubleshoots and inspects mechanical equipment. Suggests, directs and performs the necessary work, including obtaining parts from storeroom and staging the parts on the job.

  • Conducts tests required by mechanical maintenance work, such as testing valves and heat exchangers for leakage, and test runs of equipment upon completion of work.

  • Plans, lays out, instruct and inspect periodically, maintenance work for employees being directed by them. Provides general direction and oversight on assigned jobs. Trains other employees in the training phase of on-the-job training.

  • Carpentry work, painting and cleaning, plumbing and heating systems, building structure work, etc.

  • Records maintenance data as required by job duties.

  • Conducts work so employees under his/her direction are safeguarded at all times.

  • Assists in the development and review of maintenance procedures and methodologies as required.

  • Performs pre-task safety analysis and post task feedback reporting.

  • Performs other similar and less skilled work as assigned.

  • Maintains work areas, tools and equipment in a neat, clean and presentable condition. Maintains a high level of housekeeping in all assigned areas. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a two-year technical or applied science degree, applicable to the work, from an accredited college or university.

  • In lieu of the degree,

  • three years’ experience as a certified Journeyman, applicable to the work;

  • equivalent military experience, applicable to the maintenance discipline, from any branch of the United States Armed Services

  • or three years related experience, applicable to the maintenance discipline, in a power producing utility or other process-related industry, including, but not limited to: paper mill industry, airline industry, chemical and petro-chemical industries.

  • Must be able to pass the Edison Electric Institute POSS/MASS test

  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license(s) required to do work.

  • Ability to pass respirator fit test.

  • Must be able to perform work from specifications, complex drawings, and blueprints. Perform work in strict accordance with these documents.

  • Has a working knowledge of the safe applications and use of the vehicles, cranes, slings, bars, rollers, and other equipment and tools used in the work.

  • Must be able to work in high places and in restricted or confined spaces.

  • Must be able to work out of spiders, boiler chairs, staging, scaffolding, ladders, etc.

  • Must have the ability to receive and pass on orders and instructions, to those employees assisting in such a manner as to maintain harmony safety and cooperation.

  • Ability and willingness to work shifts and overtime.

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.

Safety

Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

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