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Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy.

Perform all duties of all classifications through Laborer, Apprentice Mechanic and Certified Welder Mechanic.


Performs Journeyman level duties in the installation, repair and maintenance to facility mechanical support equipment, systems and components. Also, perform the duties of lower classifications in this line of progression.

Performs corrective and preventive mechanical maintenance tasks. Interprets design drawings and O&M manuals in locating and diagnosing trouble in equipment, components and systems. Replaces worn damaged or failed equipment and components in support of facility operations.

Repairs mechanical units for turbine generators, using proper tools and equipment.

Repairs the mechanical and hydraulic systems of the boiler feed pumps. Must be able to align couplings and repair bearings and other parts as necessary.

Repairs the condensate and circulating water systems. Be able to check clearances, align couplings and repair systems such as traveling screens where necessary.

Repairs the component parts of all fans and be able to align couplings and repair or replace bearings.

Identifies and repairs plant component parts of plant systems (feed water systems, hydraulic systems, fuel handling systems, pumps and pumping systems, lubricating systems, fuel oil systems, fire systems, valves, packing, condensers,

piping and piping systems, etc).

Proficient in welding, fabrication, materials troubleshooting and repairs.

Performs emergency repairs to systems, equipment and components. Record the as-found condition as well as the repaired condition.

Assists Engineering with modifications/revisions to plant systems, equipment and/or components.

Demonstrates and conducts any required inspections/post-maintenance testing of systems, equipment and components as necessary to complete work packages and ensures systems, equipment and components are returned to

operational conditions.

Assists other crafts in performing mechanical maintenance tasks that are beyond the maintenance department’s capability. Provides technical support for this work.

Maintains accountability of property, including tools and maintenance equipment.

Performs Preventive Maintenance tasks, following predetermined checklists in the performance of preventive maintenance.

Other duties as assigned. Formal welding training such as vocational/technical school, trade school, military or apprenticeship is required.

Working Conditions

Onsite Mobility Classification – Work will be performed at a company facility

Must be able to climb and work in high places.

Must be capable of working around rotating equipment and high pressure systems of power plants

Must be able to work in confined spaces

Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment

Must be able to perform all duties required for this position

Must be able to work safely and efficiently around and with energized circuits, in hot, cold and dusty environment and occasional long hours and weekends

Cannot be impaired by color-blindness.

Basic/Required Qualifications

Minimum 2+ years work experience in journeyman welder/mechanic position with one year in power plant or related industry required.

Understanding of power plant dynamics

Understanding of thermodynamic and heat transfer applications

Understanding of welding theory and application

Desired Qualifications

Minimum two years work experience in journeyman welder/mechanic position with one year in power plant or related industry desired.

Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills

Formal welding certification from a vocational – technical school, trade school, military or apprenticeship is desired

Specific Requirements

Candidates must pass switching and tagging test and all three types of welding tests as required by the Company, which includes the heavy wall alloy pipe test.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)


Represented/Union Position

Main IBEW Florida Union

Visa Sponsored Position


Posting Expiration Date

Friday, January 13, 2023

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.


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