Maintenance Mechanic

Position Overview

Repairs and maintains a variety of equipment, machines, vehicles and tools. Analyzes malfunctions and tests equipment to assure repairs are correct. Proficient in the use of all hand tools and power equipment used in operating and repairing equipment, machinery and possibly some types of vehicles.

Typical Essential Functions

• Repairs and maintains electric, diesel, gasoline equipment, and hydraulic machinery as examples.

• Loads, unloads, and moves equipment and machinery within or near buildings, yards and work site.

• Ability to read schematics, blueprints and manuals.

• Assembles, Installs, and tests new and repaired equipment and machinery to assure the equipment and machinery runs properly.

• Conducts scheduled preventative and corrective maintenance per the specifications of the equipment warranty, manuals and work procedures.

• Inspects moving parts of machinery and equipment for wear and damages.

• Ability to perform torch cutting, welding, rigging, sheet metal, and specific equipment as required by the project.

• Task specific training will be provided for specified equipment.

• Handles hazardous including asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), radioactive, and conventional waste materials.

General Requirements

• Could be included in the temperature extremes monitoring program.

• Pass a pre-employment physical.

• Comply with safety requirements and all site procedures.

• Must have 30 months of experience in an industrial setting as a welder, pipe fitter, millwright, or combination of all three, or have a minimum four years' experience in related work, or a combination of education and/or training/experience that provides an equivalent background.

• Must successfully complete the RAD WORKER TRAINING: RAD Core Academics, RAD Site Specific, and RAD II Practical.

• Reach for and manipulate objects, hand or power tools materials and/or equipment.

• Lift and carry objects weighing up to approximately 50 pounds.

• Stand, walk, or sit for long periods.

• Stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and/or crawl frequently for extended periods of time.

• Climb, work on ladders, scaffolds, other facilities, and equipment, work at heights and confined spaces.

• Read and understand blueprints, schematic drawings and manuals.

• Be capable of wearing a respirator and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

• Must be able to work in a hot or cold environment for extended periods.

Training for asbestos abatement and removal.

• Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Clearance.

• Must successfully pass a shielded, metal-arc welding (SMAW) 6" carbon steel pipe test with an open root, at a fixed 45 degree angle (e-6010 root, e-7018) or have current 6G AWS weld certification.

• Pass a pre-employment background and drug-screen examination, as well as periodic random drug screens.