2nd Class Mechanic at WIN Waste Innovations

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut





Job Description:

WIN Waste Innovations is a waste management company committed to delivering essential waste management solutions to customers and communities supported by our team of 2,100 employees. We believe in preserving our environment for future generations while providing for today's needs. WIN Waste Innovations is a vertically integrated business with a platform of 50 strategically located collection, transfer and disposal assets. These include waste-to-energy facilities, transfer stations, ash monofills, landfills, and fleets of rail cars and collection vehicles. We process more than 11 million tons of waste annually, converting 6.7 million tons of waste into clean, renewable energy that powers 340,000 homes. We recycle more than 234,000 tons of plastic, paper and metals from the waste stream.



Our WIN Waste Innovations facility is currently seeking an energetic, self-motivated Maintenance Mechanic who will be responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, cleaning, inspecting, and maintain of mechanical equipment throughout the facility in a safe and professional manner. The mechanics responsibilities may include but are not limited to initiates and completes work-orders and requisitions and documents all critical and or pertinent information on a routine basis. Respond and report to work during off hours when emergency repairs are required. Troubleshoot equipment, diagnose problems and repairs. Operate other equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment.



Essential Responsibilities:





* Initiates and completes work-orders and requisitions and documents all critical and or pertinent information on a routine basis

* Ability to use and become proficient with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software (Tabware)

* Available to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime,

* Respond and report to work during off hours when emergency repairs are required and ability to be on call

* Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, diagnose problems, and make necessary repairs

* Operate mobile equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment

* Perform Preventative maintenance activities and other routine maintenance and repairs around facility grounds

* Identify and repair potential safety hazards

* Ability to don all necessary PPE and safely work at heights, confined spaces, and other precarious places

* Ability to communicate effectively via radio using three-part communication

* Actively participate and support operations functions as necessary, including but not limited to internal equipment inspections, fire watch, cleaning of work area(s), etc.

* Use various Machine shop equipment such as a bandsaw, drill press, Bridgeport, stationary grinder, parts washer, etc.

* Knowledge of welding practices, including but not limited to; SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, Brazing and Soldering processes

* Proficient knowledge, skills and abilities required to properly identify and safely and effectively use and maintain hand tools and portable power tools on a routine basis while performing maintenance tasks

* Knowledge of operating equipment in a Waste-to-Energy facility or similar industry including but not limited to, chain & flight conveyors, belt conveyors, hydraulic equipment, pneumatic equipment, overhead cranes, and various style pumps

* Works rotating shifts, if requested

* Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; as well as communicate clearly whether using in-situ intercom system, two-way radio, or face to face

* Follows standard safety and environmental procedures, correct safety, and environmental hazards, and report them to the Shift Supervisor immediately. Reads, understands, and applies information such as lockout/tagout procedures, safety and environmental rules, job hazard analyses, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

* Maintains and follows all Company environmental compliance, health and safety requirements, policies, procedures, and rules within

* Completes all required Environmental Management System and Compliance Training

* Complete the Corporate and Plant Training Programs within the time frame prescribed



Preferred Requirements:





* High School diploma (GED)

* Tech Schooling Experience

* Proven mechanical abilities in previous jobs, 3 -- 5 years of mechanical background or experience working in a construction type environment

* Proficient with Oxy-Acetylene and Plasma torch usage

* Ability to read and record measurements with precision





* Qualified in structural welding in accordance with D1.1 or demonstrate interest in obtaining certification



Certificates and Licenses:





* Licenses as required by Local, State, Federal, Environmental and/or Health/Safety Regulatory agencies.







Work Environment:



Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.





* Noise in work environment



Physical Demand:





* Stand

* Sit for prolonged periods of time

* Walk

* Handle tools, equipment, fine motor skills

* Reach with hands and arms

* Climb and walk on heights often greater than 4 feet

* Stoop, kneel, bend, push, pull, crawl

* Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders as part of normal work activity and emergency egress situations

* Lift 50 lbs.

* Move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating, and uneven surfaces

* Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, corrected or otherwise

* Operate a 1.5-inch fire hose operating at 125 psi line pressure to the extent required to extinguish fire

* Operate fire extinguishing equipment ranging from handheld extinguishers to 200 lb portable units

* Access confined spaces and pressure vessels through standard 12" by 16" manways



PPE Required:



Work in areas under adverse conditions that may require the donning and use of personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, the following with average fatigue:





* Negative pressure respirator

* Positive pressure respirator

* Self-contained breathing apparatus (steel or composite bottle)

* Hardhat

* Approved safety shoes

* Eye protection

* Rubber suit and gloves

* Chemical resistant suit

* Heat resistant outerwear

* Flame resistant outerwear

* Approved hearing protection

* Gloves

* Safety harness



At WIN Waste Innovations, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.



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