Lead Power Plant Mechanic

Windsor Locks, CT, US, 06096-2335

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


Install, repair and rebuild a wide variety of mechanical and civil components to support the Cogeneration Facility.  Required to operate independently to troubleshoot and resolve mechanical malfunctions, as well as performing predictive and preventative maintenance.  Required to have secondary skills in the piping and plumbing field to support the areas of steam, water and air.  Must be fully oriented to the Cogeneration operations and capable of responding to emergency situations.  Ability to work rotating shifts during scheduled outages, including holidays.  Must be a “Team Player.”



  • Perform all predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance on all mechanical, piping and civil areas within the Cogeneration Facility.  
  • Perform assistance to the Electrical/I&C personnel as required during scheduled outages, as well as on a routine basis. 
  • Perform welding and cutting as required.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and system development projects.


Special Qualifications:

  • Use a wide range of hand and power tools and equipment to perform maintenance installation, repair and rebuild of equipment and facility.  Work environment requires performance throughout the Cogeneration Facility.  Exposed to inherent industrial power plant conditions and must use ladders, cranes hoists, industrial trucks and material handling equipment.  Mental acuity and manual dexterity is required to perform tasks, observe environmental and safety requirements, read and comprehend technical manuals, work order instructions and engineering prints and diagrams. Proficient in computer applications, Microsoft, computerized maintenance management system (SAP).   Must be capable of unassisted handling of materials up to 50 pounds.  If required, must be able to work any shift, weekends, holidays and respond to call-ins during off shift hours.  Required to be on call during off shift hours. 

Education and Experience


  • High School, Vocational Training (or equivalent).
  • 5 – 7 years experience in mechanical and civil maintenance.                  
  • Secondary skills in the area of piping and plumbing are required.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.