A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Maintain boilers, turbines, air compressors, cooling towers, fans, and related equipment through preventitive maintenance such as fitting and adjusting bearings, packing or lubrication.
Inspect all Power Plant equipment for defects or wear, and determine whether repair, replacement or maintenance is necessary for proper operation.
Balance, set and align Power Plant equipment and check tightness, alignments and settings to prevent defects or wear using laser alignment and vibration monitoring tools.
Repair, maintain or replace electrical motors, pumps, heat exchangers, valves and all other components of turbines, boilers, cooling towers, fans and other associated Power Plant equipment.
Dismantle and repair boiler, turbine, air compressor or other equipment using cranes, cables, slings, rope-falls, riggings, scaffolding, booms, block and tackle and any other apparatus for moving heavy objects.
Enter data into a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
May coordinate the work of Powerhouse Maintenance Repairperson designees or other assigned assistants.
Work independently or in a team of other Maintenance Repairpersons and/or other Skilled Trades Repairpersons to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
Perform other assigned job functions as designated by supervisor.
Graduation from high school, GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
4-year mechanical apprenticeship or 2-year associate degree from an accredited mechanical trades school, plus minimum of four years of associated mechanical work experience (i.e. Military Training, Technical Training, Mechanical Service Technician including 8,000 hours of documented mechanical experience for previous job or employers).
Satisfacotry and reliable performance as an E3 Powerhouse Maintenance Repairperson Designee is an acceptable alternative to the experience described above.
Considerable experience in rotating equipment or power plant equipment maintenance.
Ability to tolerate high levels of heat and noise.
Considerable mechanical aptitude.
Ability to interpret relevant blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and specifications.
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office products and Google Suite.
Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
Considerable knowledge of Safety Standards and Procedures.
Ability to exercise tact and discretion in relationships with co-workers, staff, and members of management.
Must be able to perform the full range of duties, with or without a reasonable accommodation, in the classification in an environment that has high levels of heat and noise.
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the International Union of Operating Engineers, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 182976
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