• Full Time
  • Mankato, MN
  • Salary: $33 to $44 per hour DOQ and Experience
  • Must pass background check, drug screen, and be a US Citizen

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Sprung Services, Inc

Senior-level position responsible for start, stop and monitoring of equipment. Uses computers and monitoring equipment to measure, record and make adjustments within operating parameters. Performs a variety of plant maintenance tasks including diagnosis, maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Associates will participate in the plant maintenance program as a system owner and document plant maintenance records in a computer work maintenance system (CWMS). Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures. This position allows for earning a MN 2nd Class A Boiler Engineer License after 1 year, 1st Class after 3 years, and a Chief A after 5 years.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs a variety of complex technical services/support duties requiring specialized operational knowledge.
  • Regularly makes decisions on non-routine or escalated technical issues. 
  • Responsible to meet contract sales agreement within safe, reliable, and efficient equipment operational limitations during his/her shift.
  • Independently prioritizes and executes responsibilities.
  • Reviews own work and possibly the work of others; work results are the highest quality standards and advanced technical competency.
  • Resolves the most complex technical issues, conferring with management occasionally; may serve as a resource to others in resolution of complex issues.
  • Works under limited to no supervision.
  • Prepares, maintains and provides a variety of reports/documents as required or upon request.
  • Ensures strict adherence to all safety and environmental procedures.
  • Communicates condition of plant systems, equipment and pertinent information to others.
  • Interpret and respond to visual and auditory signals from control panel.
  • Perform control room and outside operation of all station equipment and systems during routine, abnormal, and emergency operations.
  • Perform start-up, operation, monitoring, shutdown and lock-out of plant auxiliary equipment at the equipment location.
  • Operate all plant mobile equipment, forklift, man lift, etc.
  • Perform chemical analysis on plant water systems which include demineralized water, cooling water, wastewater and raw water.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance water plant systems.
  • Perform maintenance and upkeep of site buildings and grounds.
  • Ensure adequate supply of oil and chemicals are available to support plant operation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements Include:

  • Proficient in work planning with CWMS
  • Overtime requirements will be required by plant management, including weekends, nights and holidays.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of trips, resets, set points and modes of operation for the combustion turbine, heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) and steam turbine.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use plant test equipment to troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate field devices.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform CEMS calibration, basic troubleshooting, and routine maintenance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of water chemistry requirements for reliable HRSG and steam turbine operation.
  • Senior level, generally, 10+ years directly related experience including understanding of environmental & safety regulations and previous experience working as a senior level plant operator.
  • Experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals, and waste materials.
  • Requires previous experience using testing equipment & calibration appliances.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills and possess the ability to learn.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with an advanced understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics and a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical equipment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic computer knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and various other programs.
  • Ability to provide work direction and training to small groups of employees in a professional and accurate manner.
  • Ability and willingness to read and interpret blueprints, schematic diagrams, procedures and technical manuals.
  • Proven ability to work with a system ownership team to develop, plan, and execute a project.
  • Valid U.S. Driver license with acceptable MVR history, if applicable.
  • High School Diploma, degree from a technical/vocational school, military service or equivalent required.

Required to perform the following within 2 years of assignment:

a.     Perform non-coding welding.

b.     Perform valve and small pump rebuilds.

c.     Perform alignment of pumps, fans and similar equipment.

d.     Wire and unwire motors, valves and other components as needed (primarily < 600 Volts)

  • Required to acquire a 2nd Class A boiler license within 18 months of employment, a 1st Class A license within 3 years of employment and a Chief A Boiler license within 5 years of employment.
  • Qualify as a Control Room Operator (CRO)
  • Preferred Associates degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year college, trade school certification or advanced education in mechanical, electrical, or instrumentation or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in industrial electrical/mechanical/I&C or certified training/license preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to theresa@sprungservices.com

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