Steam Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Website Johnson Controls

Steam Plant Maintenance Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Steam Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Grand Forks, ND, United States
Company Johnson Controls

Company Profile

Johnson Controls transforms the environments where people live, work, learn, and play. From optimizing building performance to improving safety and enhancing comfort, it drives the outcomes that matter most. The company is dedicated to protecting the environment and delivers promise in industries such as healthcare, education, data centers, and manufacturing.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Steam Plant Maintenance Mechanic who will assist the Plant Supervisor to provide service, preventative maintenance, and repairs on high-pressure boilers, and their associated equipment.

Through proper maintenance, increasing overall reliability and creating a safe and efficient operation.

Assists all aspects of the plant from a maintenance and operational standpoint working closely with the plant manager, and plant supervisor.

Education Level

  • Completion of a 2-year Technical Degree or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • A minimum 2 years of experience in an industrial maintenance and operation-related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Equivalent to a 2nd Class Minnesota Class B Boiler Operator’s License or higher
  • 3 years of high-pressure boiler experiences


  • Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Plans, selects, and lays out required materials for service and repair work.
  • Requisitions of new supplies and equipment.
  • Responsible for performing regular preventative maintenance and repairs for high-pressure gas/oil boilers and associated equipment. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and make repairs to malfunctioning equipment.
  • Train the Operators that are on maintenance on proper mechanics and theory of operation. Supervise the work of the Operator when on a maintenance schedule to ensure proper cleaning and service repairs. Review daily logs to determine areas of concern for maintenance issues. Update service schedule and intervals of associated plant equipment.
  • Welding or cutting using Mig, Arc, or Oxygen-acetylene torch. Use metal working tools, such as metal brakes, drill press, etc. Make repairs on all boilers and associated equipment as needed. Come in on call back to make any necessary repairs to ensure plant operation status.
  • Works from drawings, schematics, blueprints, job layouts, or verbal instructions and operates a variety of tools and machines incidental to operations.


  • May be required to possess a valid driver’s license.
  • May be required to use a variety of hand and power tools or forklifts.
  • Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment.
  • Must be able to work varying shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed. subject to callbacks seven days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Must be physically able to perform basic maintenance tasks to the highest caliber, which includes ability to: climb ladders, work in confined spaces, lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 lbs., etc.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of various maintenance fundamentals sufficient to deal with service and repairs of industrial-related equipment.
  • Solid understanding of welding fundamentals and techniques.


  • 401(k) savings plan and company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life insurance
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance/health spending
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary benefits: ID Theft; Critical Illness, Pet Insurance, Legal Support
  • Wellness Program

Employer’s Statement

Johnson Controls is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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