Maintenance Mechanic (CUP)

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on December 26, 2021
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Maintenance Mechanic (CUP)
(Job Opening ID #514375)

Full-time position available with the Aviation Department, Central Utilities Plant,
9796 NW 112 th Terrace, KCI Airport.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m. during training, then placed on shift dependent upon operational needs.

Operates and maintains stationary engines and mechanical equipment such as steam boilers, air compressors, chillers, electrical distribution gear to provide utilities such as light, heat, cooling, compressed air, or power for buildings and industrial processes. Reads meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions. Records data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, analysis of gases, voltage load, and fire system operation. Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to backup equipment or systems, or to shut down equipment. Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication. Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves, recorders and gauges. Cleans and replaces burners or other components using hand and power tools. Oils and lubricates equipment. Performs water tests and pours chemical additives such as water softener, into treatment tank or lines to prevent scale buildup and to clean boilers and chillers. Records operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in operator's logbook. 

REQUIRES high school graduation and 4 years of experience in a variety of mechanical crafts; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to obtain a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must successfully complete a 10-year FAA background check. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as
prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $16.64-26.86/hour.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.