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Journeyman Plant Mechanic - (Local 57) Salt Lake City, UT - #105949

Date: Jan 31, 2023

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

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. 

Position Overview

This role will repair and maintain all steam electric generating plant mechanical systems and associated auxiliary systems and equipment to produce 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 shutdowns.
•    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.
•    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, back hoes, 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.
•    Perform other mechanical duties as assigned by supervision. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.  
•    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.
•    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.
•    Travel is required to other plants for safety repairs.


Applicant must have at least 3 years of journeyman experience in the following areas: (Please indicate these experiences on your Resume)
•    Machine
•    Pipe fitting
•    Welding
•    Hydraulics
•    Pump repair
•    Industrial mechanics
Applicant must have the following academic requirements and be able to provide school 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  
•    Must certify as a Safety Valve Technician
REQUIREMENT:  You must attach a copy of tour Transcripts showing the academic classes noted above have been completed or your Journeyman Mechanic Certification.

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.


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


Five years Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic in a steam electric generating plant.

Additional Information

Req Id: 105949
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-time - M-F Days
Personnel Subarea:  Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: $49.80 
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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