On-Site Maintenance Technician - Winnemucca, NV
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

Job Description

Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
Gemini Energy Services, A Tetra Tech Division is seeking an On-Site Mechanical/Electrical Technician for the research, development, creating and testing of proprietary components present at a nearby facility. Qualified candidates will be responsible for basic AC/DC theory and electrical troubleshooting. Basic mechanical/hydraulic experience is required for mechanical operation of CNC lathe, mill, welding, plasma cutting and composite experience to prep, sand and epoxy. Aviation, Wind, Solar, Crane and other skilled Technicians are encouraged to apply. Daily activities include testing and troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical components. The Technician will assist in reporting and other site duties as required.
This is a local position. You must be willing to work up to 60 hours per week, as needed, to meet project schedules. Qualified candidates must be able to consistently maintain, troubleshoot, and communicate with site supervisors on the details, function and condition of the equipment. Documentation and computer skills will be required to track the condition, testing, results and other research methods.
Options for new employee relocation and housing to be discussed during interview process.
  • Familiarity with parts and components of complex machinery and engines
  • Basic AC/DC theory, familiarity with  Electricity and Electronics
  • Familiarity with composite prepreg lay-up or repair including vacuum bag lamination, mixing epoxy, resin, hardener, experience with carbon fiber preferred
  • Familiar with electronics, read and comprehend detailed engineering drawings, manuals and schematics
  • Diagnose mechanical, electrical and hydraulic malfunctions, identify problems and determine appropriate solutions
  • Ability to accurately enter all information relating to Preventive and Corrective activity in the Maintenance Management System
  • Familiarity with Voltage Testers, Multimeters, Amp Clamps,, Voltage Test Procedures, Lock Out Tag Out, Electric Static Discharge (ESD), Hydraulics,,, Fasteners, Torqueing, Tool and hand tools, power tools, machine tools, jacks, hoists, pumps, hoses, compressors, wiring, CNC equipment (lathes, mills, waterjet, laser, etc.) preferred, composite equipment
  • Attention to Detail must follow project requirements and instructions with due attention
  • Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Proven track record in EHS
  • Knowledge of the handling and disposal of hazardous waste, use of tools, equipment, supplies and other site materials
  • Ability to communicate with management, technicians, site personnel to test and create equipment, escalate issues and report status, generate reports
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

Job Requirements

  • Electrical/mechanical experience
  • 1 year minimum, 3+ years preferred
  • Technical degree or a combination of technical training certifications and work experience
  • High school or equivalent
  • Preferred Education - Additional post-secondary degree or graduated training in heavy equipment mechanics and maintenance
  • Must have current driver’s license and clean DMV record (within last 3 years) and ability to operate service trucks as required
  • Must have clean criminal background
  • Current valid Driver's License with less than 3 moving violations in past 3 years
  • Candidates must be able to pass a drug screen
  • Able to travel to other US locations, willing to travel for up to 6 weeks at a time.

  • 5% - Position may require occasional travel to remote project site for up to 1 week duration

Physical Requirements:
  • Capable of lifting at least 40 lbs.
  • Capable of bending, twisting and lifting items over head

Certifications: (please upload)
  • NFPA 70e electrical training
  • OSHA 10 Hour Safety Course completion
  • Tower Rescue / Competent Climber Certification or similar
  • Wind Turbine commissioning or maintenance experience
  • Forklift & Boom lift certified operator
  • First Aid / CPR

Preferred/Optional Attachments to Be Upload:
  • Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)
  • Rigging
  • Manual Handling
  • Confined Space
  • HYTORC Torque and Tension
  • Rescue, safe evacuation
  • Electrical certifications
  • Crane & Rigging
  • Signalperson
  • Capstan Hoist
  • Welding
  • Forklift
  • Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW)
  • Other

Tetra Tech offers a competitive compensation package including medical, prescription. Dental, vision, life insurance, and disability; 401(k) with company match; employee stock purchase plan and so much more!
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com.  Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.
Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations - in the U.S. and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOEAA/M/F/Vets/Disability
Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contactor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Successful completion of a drug screen required.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (330) 659-5931.
For more information on our company, please visit our websites at: www.tetratech.com , http://www.tetratech.com/en/waste-management , http://www.geminienergyservices.com/

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As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

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