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CVR Energy Maintenance Mechanic in East Dubuque, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining plant mechanical equipment, including large compressors, pumps generators, turbines, valves, and conveying equipment in a nitrogen plant in accordance with vendor recommendations and established plant procedures. Also maintaining a safe working environment to include good housekeeping practices and compliance with all applicable environmental, health, and safety policies. Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required Experience Requirements: Minimum of 4 years of experience involving the maintenance of industrial process or power plant equipmentExperience with different bearing types along with their applications, mounting clearances and lubricationWorking knowledge of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, including the different components of each, theory of operation, and process applicationsWorking Knowledge of couplings, different types of couplings, coupling alignment, the purpose of the alignment and how the alignment is performedKnowledge of belt and chain drive systems and how they are installed and alignedUnderstanding of Steam Turbines, Centrifugal Compressors and Reciprocating Compressors; their operation, major components and the advantages / disadvantage of eachWorking knowledge of gearboxes, different components and their purposeUnderstanding of heat exchangers, boilers, and condensers and their theory of operationExperience in working with piping systems, including fittings, flanges, and valves Major Accountabilities: Install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain plant mechanical equipment, including large compressors, pumps, generators, turbines, valves, conveying equipment, and other plant support equipmentInspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate any irregularities and malfunctionsPerform routine inspections by observing mechanical devices in operation and recommend necessary repairsPerform critical equipment alignments, mechanical seal repairs, overhaul and repairs of rotating and reciprocating equipmentOperate and repair various types of forklifts, end-loaders, man-lifts, and other portable equipmentPerform simple civil work, such as -- concrete foundation installation, framing, sheathing, roofing, excavating, and scaffold inspection and erectionRead and interpret mechanical and process procedures, drawings, and P&ID'sActively participate in Failure Root Cause AnalysesPerform or participate in other tasks as required to support maintenance responsibilities including, but not limited to - plant cleanliness, warehouse operations, outage planning and execution, and continuous improvement initiativesPossess a basic understanding of equipment and functions such that the individual can identify current or potential problems allowing the maintenance team to perform proactive repairs prior to equipment failure.Able to work extended shift hours, call-outs, holidays, weekends and overtimeAble to climb stairs and ladders, work in hot and cold environments, lift up to 50 pounds, work in confined spaces, work at elevations of up to 200 feet, work over waterAble to wear all required personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, latex/rubber/leather gloves, safety shoes and respirator) as needed Expected Results: Adhere to company environmental, health, and safety policies & proceduresThe successful candidate will be required to qualify during the 180 day probationary period.Passing both written & practical exams is expected to successfully complete the probationary period and to continue employment.