Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic I / II / III (03922-ME4)

University of Northern Iowa

University of Northern Iowa Utilities & Poer Plant is seeking a full-time Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic I/II/III.

Primary Function:

  • Under general supervision, repairs Power Plant equipment (coal conveyors, coal feeders, boilers, pulverizers, fans, turbines, cooling towers and condensers) to provide steam and electricity in a cost efficient manner without interruption
  • Requires the ability to read and comprehend, weld, understand power plant piping, boiler and electrical generations systems
  • Advises Maintenance Manager of any problems with or discrepancies in equipment operation
  • Maintains steam-related equipment in campus buildings
  • Sustains steam distribution from boiler to buildings
  • Welds and repairs damaged equipment
  • Designs and fabricates special requiest items.

Position Requirements:

  • Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic I:
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and two years experience in an industrial plant, process plant or utility plant maintenance environment with experience in rotating equipment maintenance, or a two-year, post high school technical degree in industrial maintenance.
  • Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic II:
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and possession of a state-sponsored stationary engineers license similar to the State of Minnesota Second Class Engineer license or ability to become licensed within 6 months, and three years experience in an industrial plant, process plant or utility plant maintenance environment involving primarily rotating equipment maintenance
    • Certification by the American Welding Society standard AWS D1.1 to perform structural welding, or a two year post high school technical degree in industrial maintenance, plus one year experience in an industrial plant, process plant, or utility plant maintenance environment involving primarily rotating equipment maintenance and certification by the American Welding Society standard AWS D1.1 to perform structural welding, or Journey level skills in one or more of the following trades: machinist, boilermaker, millwright, or structural welding with certification by the American Welding Society standard AWS D1.1 to perform structural welding.
  • Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic III:
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and possession of a state-sponsored stationary engineers license similar to the State of Minnesota Second Class Engineer license or ability to become licensed within 6 months, and Four years experience in an industrial plant, process plant or utility plant maintenance environment involving rotating equipment maintenance and including a minimum of two years experience with boilers and other steam equipment.
    • Certification for welding of utility plant piping systems according to ASME B31.1 standards, or a two year post high school technical degree in industrial maintenance and two years experience in an industrial plant, process plant, or utility plant maintenance environment involving rotating equipment maintenance, and including a minimum of two years experience with boilers and other steam equipment
    • Certification for welding of utility plant piping systems according to ASME B31.1 standards, or Journey level skills in two or more of the following trades: boilermaker, millwright, or welder, and certification for welding of utility plant piping systems according to ASME B31.1 standards, and basic certification in one or more predictive maintenance skills, such as thermography, vibration analysis, or lubricating oil technician.

Schedule: 

  • Full-Time, 12 Months
  • First Shift: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Wages: 

  • I: $20.43
  • II: $25.45
  • III: $27.76

Contact: 

  • Brent Maitland, 319-273-6393

Application must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 6, 2021.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

Job ID: 77950

Posted 16 days ago

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