Journeyman Plant Mechanic (S) - Local 57 - (Kemmerer, Wyoming) - #110159

Date: Jun 6, 2024

Location: KEMMERER, WY, US, 83101

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 

IBEW Local 57 Bid Board


57 Bid# 110159-112.   Posted 06/12/2023.   Will close 06/20/2023.    


Shift: Rotating (Days)


Location: Naughton


Note: An employee who bids/bumps a job successfully and accepts it will be obligated to move to the new job and live within a reasonable distance from their headquarters.


Must have 2 years power plant experience or have completed Power Plant Fundamentals.



Position Overview: This role will repair and maintain all steam electric generating plant mechanical systems and associated auxiliary systems and equipment for the production of continuous, reliable electric energy under the direction and review of a maintenance supervisor.
•    Repair, troubleshoot, overhaul, and maintain equipment, such as turbines, boilers, pumps, cooling towers, condensers, scrubber, coal pulverizing system, coal and ash handling equipment and all other associated systems and equipment to maintain efficient plant production of electrical energy.
•    Perform millwright functions in setting up, aligning, balancing, and testing various machinery and equipment, such as turbines, pumps, shafts, bearings, gearboxes, and valves.
•    Work with precision tools and instruments within close tolerances to maintain precision alignment and balance which is critical for maximum life and performance of machinery and equipment.
•    Perform routine preventive maintenance on all assigned machinery and equipment, and check equipment for wear and possible down time to prevent major problems and emergency shut downs.
•    Work from blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and drawings to set up, lay out, build or repair machinery or equipment.
•    May consult with vendors or manufacturing representatives to research mechanical problems and/or order parts.
•    Perform certified welding of both ferrous and nonferrous materials such in compliance with code requirements, as well as, weld all types of equipment in maintaining efficient plant operation.
•    Must know and understand repair techniques in the use of materials such as fiberglass, rubber, plastics and other materials as are commonly used in power plant construction and/or equipment.
•    Operate machines such as lathes, mills, shaper, drill press, grinders, power saws, and burners in repairing, rebuilding, and maintaining power plant machinery and equipment.
•    Perform lay out work and build or fabricate parts to close tolerances.
•    Repair and maintain plant and office facilities such as plumbing systems, fixtures, fans, heaters, furnaces and air conditioning system to maintain a comfortable and healthy work environment.
•    Operate trucks, cranes, backhoes, forklifts, and other mobile equipment in the process of overhauling, repairing, and maintaining plant equipment and machinery.
•    Direct, train,and teach apprentices in the skills of mechanics.
•    Direct helpers as assigned by supervision.
•    Keep records such as daily work reports, parts used, equipment condition reports, material requisitions, safety reports and others as required by supervision.
•    Will be required to certify on special plant equipment to meet state and federal requirements with respect to welding and/or valve repair.
•    Perform other mechanical duties as assigned by supervision


  • Applicant must have at least 3 years of journeyman experience in the following areas: - Machine - Pipe fitting - Welding - Hydraulics - Pump repair - Industrial mechanics
  • Applicant must have the following academic requirements - Please attach transcripts or journeyman certification.
    • Welding and related subjects 18 semester hrs / 27 quarter hrs
    • Machine shop and related subjects 18 semester hrs / 27 quarter hrs
    • Industrial mechanics 6 semester hrs / 9 quarter hrs
    • Trade math or equivalent 6 semester hrs / 9 quarter hrs

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. 

Additional Information

Req Id: 110159
Company Code:  PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: KEMMERER    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea:Non-Exempt 
Hiring Range: $50.83 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

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