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Sr Tech - Maintenance (Plant Mechanic) - Local 57 - Vineyard, UT - #108851

Date: Feb 3, 2023

Location: VINEYARD, UT, US, 84042

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.

General Purpose

To ensure that Lake Side Power Plant and equipment is maintained in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that all relevant statutory and non-statutory requirements are undertaken, and records maintained.


The Lake Side facility operates 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week and this position will be required to work as required to cover plant breakdown and scheduled outages, including weekends and public holidays, where required.
Core duties:
Inspect, repair, calibrate, and perform preventive maintenance of plant control systems such as turbine control DCS, and PLC’s, plant computer and computer monitoring system, combustion control systems, and associated modules, input/output devices, peripheral equipment, and external instrumentation to insure correct and reliable operation of control systems. Test, repair and calibrate, stack flue gas monitoring system “CEMS”, and other monitoring equipment to comply with environmental standards. Test, repair and calibrate water analyzing and Water treatment instrumentation so operations personnel can accurately control plant chemistry. Test, repair and calibrate other plant instruments and controls such as, transmitter, switches, DVC’s, and flow control. Study reference manuals, process control diagrams, blueprints and schematics and consult with vendors and manufacturers' representatives to research maintenance problems and prepare requisitions for replacement parts.

•    Implementation of the maintenance programs and strategy for the plant.
•    Plant and equipment defect investigation, identification and rectification.
•    Use of SAP maintenance management system to raise and plan defects / routine maintenance onto the work program.
•    Ensure equipment is maintained to the required standard, and /or recommendations and ensure that routine maintenance is carried out.
•    Ensuring compliance with relevant Health and Safety legislation, company policy and site-specific procedures.
•    Establish and maintain technical records.
•    Contribute to the improvement, modification and design of new and existing plant / equipment to improve performance and reduce maintenance costs.
•    Maintain, update, and develop plant maintenance procedures, documentation, drawings, databases etc.
•    Manage contractors carrying out specific contract work, and ensure compliance with site instructions.
•    Assist with operational activities where appropriate in order to return plant to service as quickly as possible.


Additional Duties
•    Where appropriate assist other staff within the plant to carry out their duties to ensure the plant can meet its obligations to the company.
•    Be prepared to support plant activities in the interests of promoting the station and the company in the community.


•    High School Diploma or GED
•    Journeyman level or equivalent technical skills/qualifications (military, trade school, etc.) in one or more crafts (Mechanic, Electrician, Instrumentation & Control Technician or Control Room Operator.)
•    At Least 3 years’ experience in the operation and or maintenance of large generating plant or similar industrial facility or process.
•    Successfully pass a pre-employment exam which will determine applicant's knowledge and skill level of operating plant processes, electrical distribution, generation, water/steam cycles and turbine operation as one factor in the selection process.
•    Effective communication skills
•    Basic proficiency with computers and related software
•    Demonstrated team working skills
•    Must be able to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays
•    Must be available as necessary to cover for overtime, including weekends and holidays.
•    Must complete a respiratory evaluation and fit test
•    Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the job


•    Maintenance / Operational experience on natural gas combustion turbines
•    Instrument and control experience on CT control equipment
•    Previous experience in leadership or supervisory capacity

Additional Information

Req Id: 108851
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Primary Location:  Vineyard, UT     
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule:  Full-time
Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: $50.78  

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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