This job listing has expired and the position may no longer be open for hire.

Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic II (4273 at ENGIE North America Inc.

Posted in Facilities 30+ days ago.

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Job Description:

ENGIE North America Inc.

ENGIE is seeking a Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic II for the University of Iowa to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain utility plant boilers, mechanical systems, and equipment such as solid fuel and natural gas-fired water tube boilers, steam turbines, pumps, valves, air compressors, pumps, coal, ash and limestone material conveying system, water, compressed air, lubricating oil, and steam piping systems, etc.

ENGIE at the University of Iowa employs over 100 energy professionals in the trades, technical specialties, engineering, management, and support to operate the utility production and distribution systems, driving toward greater use of renewable and sustainable fuels.

In this role, the Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic II will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and comply with all Plant & ENGIE safety programs.

What you'll do:

  • Troubleshoot and maintain the following equipment:

  • Solid Fuel and gas-fired water tube boilers including fans, blowers, grates, feeders

  • Steam turbines (over 300 horsepower), pumps, and related equipment

  • Hydraulic and compressed air systems including compressors, dryers, and regulators

  • Pollution control equipment including dust collectors, baghouses, centrifugal collectors

  • Material handling systems including bucket elevators, crushers, slide gates, chutes

  • Install and repair welded steam, water, and compressed air piping systems (greater than 100 PSIG), not covered by ASME B31.1 Standards

  • Perform structural welding and fabrication of structural supports. Modify and repair chutes, hoppers, tanks, and ductwork

  • Perform troubleshooting and maintenance of all types of valves

  • Perform minor electrical work (120 volts) as needed to disconnect or hook up electric motor leads, solenoid valves, and other small equipment

  • Utilize a CMMS for writing and completing work orders with notes

  • Perform the housekeeping functions and equipment cleaning necessary to maintain the Plant in a clean and neat condition

  • Perform root cause failure analysis techniques when solving plant abnormalities and equipment failures

  • Accountable to immediate supervisor for ensuring adherence to the Plant's Safety and Environmental Programs, taking all reasonable precautions to prevent incidents of noncompliance

  • Report any known or suspected violations to your Supervisor and/or Management Personnel

  • Use chain falls, hoists, overhead cranes, and chokers to safely lift components

  • Use precision measurement tools including micrometers, calipers, dial indicators to measure clearances, check coupling alignments, etc.

  • Operate lathe and milling machine to machine or polish precision components

  • Perform and document pre-job hazard assessment and provide pre-job briefs as needed

  • Assist with routine maintenance training and equipment operation training of other site employees

  • Carry out other duties as assigned


What you bring:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Trade/Vocational School and/or Military training preferred.

  • Must have skills in pipefitting (steam, water, and air), cutting and fabrication of metal components, structural welding, carpentry, using precision measurement tools and machining tools, and in the use of rigging equipment.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, control system drawings, and repair manuals.

  • Three (3) years of experience in a plant (industrial/process/utility) maintenance environment involving primarily rotating equipment maintenance

  • Certification by the American Welding Society Standard AWS D1.1 to perform structural welding


  • A two-year post-high school technical degree in industrial maintenance, plus one (1) year of 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


  • Journey level skills in one (1) or more of the following trades: machinist, boilermaker, millwright, or certified structural welder with certification by the American Welding Society under standard AWS D1.1

  • Possession of a state-sponsored stationary engineers license like the State of Minnesota Second Class Engineer license preferred

Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, control system drawings, and repair manuals.

  • Ability to meet the highest attendance requirement

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy

  • Ability to use a personal computer, calculator, etc.

  • Could involve some lifting

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Must have a home/personal telephone

  • Must be on-call as needed/deemed necessary by Supervisor/Management.

  • For this position, you must have evidence of the right to work in the U.S. There is no employer sponsorship of U.S. residency or work authorization with this role


ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient, and more accessible to everyone.

In 2020 The University of Iowa (UI) entered a 50-year, trailblazing partnership with the University of Iowa Energy Collaborative (UIEC), a joint venture between ENGIE, Meridiam, and Hannon Armstrong, to operate, maintain and enhance the university's Utility System. As the founding member of this joint venture, ENGIE designs, builds, operates, and maintains the energy infrastructure delivering safe, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions in producing and distributing steam, electricity, chilled water and domestic water to the main campus in Iowa City, Iowa and a nearby satellite campus.

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.


: Operations / Production sites

Primary Location

: North America-United States-Iowa


: ENA Energy Solutions


: Full-time

Nature of Responsibility

: Senior operational / administrative role

Job Posting

: Oct 21, 2021, 9:20:44 PM

Job Type

: Permanent
More jobs in Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa

University of Iowa

University of Iowa
More jobs in Facilities

Air-Evac Lifeteam

Milliken & Company

Georgia Pacific