Entergy Mechanical Technician (Power Plant) in Westlake, Louisiana
Mechanical Technician (Power Plant)
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Date: Jul 11, 2018
Location: Westlake, LA, US
Under general supervision, with wide latitude for planning or laying out of working details, must be able to perform highly complex mechanical work involved in the inspection, repair and installation of mechanical equipment in generating stations, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:
Inspect and maintain all power plant mechanical equipment, such as boilers, turbines. Pumps, fans, condensers, tanks, buildings and fixtures, piping systems, compressors, heat exchange apparatus, and appurtenant equipment in accordance with applicable statutory rules and regulations
Erect foundations and supports and install minor auxiliary and related apparatus such as pumps, turbines, piping layouts, valves, regulators, traps, building fixtures, tanks, etc.
Diagnose mechanical troubles of important equipment and apparatus and correct or recommend corrective measures
Perform operations requiring reasonable precision with machine tools, such as drill presses, pipe and bolt threading machines, band saws, punch or shear, etc.
Perform precision work with hand and bench tools in connection with the fitting, adjustment, alignment, etc. of governors, bearings, shafting, gears and similar mechanical equipment
Set up rigging for the installation and maintenance of mechanical equipment, foundations, supports, etc.
Layout work from prints or verbal instructions
Direct work of assistants
Assist in general operation and maintenance during unusual or emergency periods
Prepare maintenance and other routine reports
Mark up mechanical prints
Perform necessary housekeeping
EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have worked as Outside Machinist, Millwright, Welder, or have equivalent work experience in Power Plant, Petro Chemical, or Machine Shop Maintenance.
Must have 3yrs experience in plant or relevant work
Have a thorough knowledge of mechanical work such as piping and accessory instillations, boiler, turbine, gearbox and pump maintenance, bench and machine work etc.
Be familiar with advanced mechanical principles
Have knowledge of running basic shop equipment; band saw, drill press, bench grinders, etc.
Have experience in equipment operating: forklift, man lift, etc.
Knowledge of proper rigging and crane hand signals
Be proficient in the use of and nomenclature of tools and equipment ordinarily used
Have a thorough knowledge of the operation, construction and function of boilers, turbines, pumps, heaters, steam traps, piping systems, regulator and mechanical control devices, etc.
Have experience in welding processes, GTAW and SMAW
Be familiar with various kinds of metals, their applications, available sizes and shapes
Experience with rotating equipment alignment; dial indicator, laser alignment, parallel bars, feeler gauge, etc.
Experience with using and reading machinist precision measuring tools
Be able to compute bills of material for jobs, working from specifications or from oral instructions.
Be thoroughly familiar with Company's electrical and mechanical tagging rules
Have ability to understand and perform semi-routine operations of high complexity and considerable variety where standard methods of procedure are available
Know Company's safety rules and be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid
Know the location of and be able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment
Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical oil and other fires
Age - 21 minimum
Must have full use of mental and physical faculties
Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor as circumstances may require
Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents
Be willing to attend and take part in safety meetings
Be willing to work under unusual surroundings as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job
Be willing to work irregular or extra hours as required
Be able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of both supervisors and subordinates
Be capable of assuming supervisory responsibilities
Be especially neat, clean and orderly in work and person
Understand the importance of always rendering and maintaining first class, courteous service to all
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
- Successful completion of the EEI POSS/MASS test
Primary Location: Louisiana-Westlake
Job Function :Power Plant Operations
FLSA Status :Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code :GLA-Fossil-U03
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 80327
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).
In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.
Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles
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