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Military Transition Internship -- Plant Mechanic I

at OGE Energy Corp.

Posted: 8/30/2019
Job Reference #: 4369

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Position Summary:

Installs, repairs, inspects, overhauls, troubleshoots, and performs maintenance to power plant equipment and systems at a Journey level. Maintenance tasks include but are not limited to: pipefitting, welding, millwright and machining. Performs millwright or mechanical duties with pumps, electric motors, air compressors, valves, welding, fabrication, construction, pipe fittings, etc.

Primary Duties:

  • Completes OGE Member Training Program.
  • Repairs, inspects and maintains boiler and boiler auxiliaries, turbine/generator and turbine/generator auxiliaries, and maintains coal handling equipment and auxiliaries, if applicable.
  • Performs necessary pipefitting related maintenance.
  • Operates various industrial equipment (i.e. forklift).
  • Performs basic welding related maintenance.
  • Performs general craft tasks and uses power and hand tools.
  • Reads and interprets basic drawings and prints.
  • Works with other craft and plant personnel as required.
  • Complies with all safety and regulatory requirements, both internal and external.
  • Utilizes SAP/PM system for equipment history and verification of work performed.
  • Operates basic machine shop equipment.
  • Develops knowledge and understanding of plant principles and processes.
  • Continually seeks process improvement to save cost and increase efficiency.
  • Obtain primary authorized employee (PAE) certification under the Lock out tag out procedure.


  • High School diploma / GED.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a technical / mechanical / electronic specialty while serving with a component of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to adopt and practice IIF (Incident and Injury Free) philosophy.
  • Knowledge of basic math.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with team members, leaders, and customers.
  • Ability to operate basic machine shop equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnosis problems, and resolve effectively.
  • Ability to understand and comply with company policies and operating procedures.
  • Ability to understand plant and equipment systems/processes.
  • Ability to use common purpose hand tools an other materials of various craft trades.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, following approved work methods and standards testing practices.
  • Computer skills with knowledge of MS Office Suite applications.
  • Ability to proficiently use SAP/PM including notifications and work order management to include the ability to enter accurate work notes, review work history, material look up, and confirmation of work operation completion.
  • Ability to adjust and adapt across varied working conditions and evolving business needs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety requirements and the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Mechanical aptitude and familiarity working with mechanical equipment (e.g. pumps, electric motors, air compressors, valves, welding, fabrication, construction, pipe fitting, etc.).
  • Demonstrated commitment to an IIF (Incident and Injury Free) culture.

Working Conditions:

  • May be required to work overtime and weekends and holidays.
  • May be required to work non-standard work schedules to include on- call and call-outs.
  • May require travel.
  • May be required to work at heights up to and exceeding thirty (30) feet, underground and in confined spaces.
  • May be exposed to extreme conditions and inclement weather.
  • Required to work in a multi-craft crew including Mechanics, Electricians, Insulators, Instrument & Controls Technicians, etc. who work together to support operations of the plant.
  • May be required to cross-train in various crafts and operation department at various times of the year.
  • **Physical Demands**
  • Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  • Pushing/pulling up to 88 pounds of force.
  • Prolonged walking with frequent stair climbing.
  • Prolonged standing on various floor surfaces, stairs and inclines.
  • Frequent stooping and crouching.
  • Occasional kneeling and crawling.
  • Frequent fine motor coordination and grasping.
  • Frequent work in awkward positions in confined spaces.
  • Occasional reaching overhead.
  • For additional information about physical demands, go to oge.com/physicaldemands
Job Location
Newcastle, Oklahoma, United States
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