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UNS Energy Corporation Maintenance Mechanic II - SGS in Springerville, Arizona

Maintenance Mechanic II - SGS

Company Tucson Electric Power

Location Springerville, AZ

Requisition ID 5438

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UNS Energy Corporation ( , headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary ofFortis Inc. ( , the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

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Job Description - Maintenance Mechanic II - SGS

We are currently seeking a talented individual for the position of Maintenance Mechanic II at our power plant facility located in Springerville, AZ. The Springerville Generating Station operates four coal-fired units with a combined generating capacity of over 1600 megawatts of power. Although we will be retiring two of the units we operate and maintain at this facility by 2032, we continue to work together to generate safe, clean, reliable power to enhance our families, customers and communities.

Position Description: The primary responsibilities of a Maintenance Mechanic II are to test, repair, maintain, overhaul and modify all mechanical plant equipment at the highest level of skill in accordance with plant procedures and directions; and will perform other duties as directed, including the duties of lower classifications. This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

Internal Posting Expires: 01/03/2024

External posting may close at any time.


Position-related responsibilities:

  • Understand and follow Company policies and procedures

  • Understand and follow Federal, State and Company safety regulations

  • Understand theory, operation, and troubleshooting of Plant equipment

  • Perform repairs, maintenance and overhaul of Plant mechanical equipment

  • Perform job setup, including required materials, tools, rigging and special equipment

  • Maintain a high level of awareness and responsibility for the environment

  • Perform work alone or in a team setting

  • Guide, direct and train other employees as required

  • Perform assigned work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with Company practices and procedures

  • Maintain a high level of awareness and responsibility for environmental considerations that impact them, their jobs, and the Company to the level of their knowledge, training, and experience

  • This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

  • Support and communicate Operational Excellence goals, objectives, vision and values.

  • This is a Safety Sensitive position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must meet position requirements and demonstrate competency through the established testing procedures

  • Ability to utilize computer-based maintenance management system

  • Ability to read and apply information from drawings and instruction books

  • Perform basic math calculations for area, volume, material takeoff, rigging calculations, etc

  • Ability to perform oxyacetylene welding, cutting and heating, and arc welding skills as required

  • Ability to use precision measurement tools

  • Ability to safely operate power tools

  • Requires basic maintenance knowledge of the following (which also serves as a study outline for testing):

  • General and specific craft safety procedures

  • Coal handling equipment

  • Baghouse equipment

  • Ash handling equipment

  • Bottom ash equipment

  • Condensor & heat exchangers

  • Water treatment equipment

  • Lime and soda ash slakers

  • Boiler & boiler auxiliaries

  • Boiler insulation & refractory

  • Bearings

  • Oxyacetylene cutting and welding

  • Compressors

  • Lubrication

  • Belts

  • Filters

  • Sootblowers

  • Pumps (maintenance and alignment)

  • Basic pipe fitting

  • V-Belt alignment/installation

  • Basic machinist operations

  • Valve and stuffing box maintenance

  • Must work overtime as needed

  • Must be available to work a rotating shift schedule (i.e. shift work) as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five years mechanical maintenance experience in a steam electrical generating station, or have equivalent training in a similar job classification

  • A high school diploma or GED

  • A valid driver's license

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Computer skills to utilize computer-based maintenance management system

  • Ability to read and apply information from blueprints and drawings

  • Physical requirements include the ability to bend, lift, and stoop for extended periods as well as the ability to climb stairs and work from ladders and elevated platforms.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Apprenticeship or other previous industrial training and/or experience

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now!

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Pay Rate: $52.80

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