Power Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Company Name: City of Redding
Phone Number: (530) 225-4406
City: Redding
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96049
Job Title: Power Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Mechanics
Posting Start Date: July 6, 2018
Salary: $45.61
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 10
Work Time Type: Hours

The City of Redding is establishing an eligibility list to fill an upcoming vacancy, as well as subsequent vacancies that occur during the life of the list. Employees in this classification perform maintenance and repairs on plant facilities and equipment. Employees in this classification work 10 hour shifts, subject to the IBEW Electric Memorandum of Understanding.

Service and maintain plant equipment; perform routine maintenance duties, including the collection of trending information for Power Plant supervision; keep track of spare parts as they are used and complete usage report; keep abreast of revisions to the maintenance manual; assist in the maintenance of plant operating manuals, technical references, prints and diagrams, and preventive/predictive maintenance records; set up and operate lathes, drill presses, and other machine tools in the performance of all machine work to close tolerances; inspect and repair all turbines, heat exchangers, pumps, fans, and similar equipment; dismantle and reassemble combustion and steam turbine generators during inspection; scrape, fit, and adjust all bearings where precision fit and adjustments are required; align and balance rotating equipment; machine, fit, and install such parts as turbine blades, turbine packing and couplings; reseat high pressure valves in place; inspect and repair steam generating equipment and associated apparatus; assemble and repair piping, valves, and fittings subjected to both high and low temperature or high and low pressure, or where certified welding is required; check boilers under hydrostatic test;
assemble, disassemble, repair, and adjust all types of equipment; analyze, check, test, and repair lighting, signal, and simple control circuits and associated equipment; install and repair all types of thermal insulation, paint equipment, buildings, and structures; participate in lock out tag out, confined space, and hot work programs as described in the Power Plant Safety Program Manual; perform other related duties as assigned

Experience Required:

Knowledge of:

Thorough knowledge of power plant equipment; equipment maintenance and repair; welding; and basic mathematics.

Ability to:

Interact effectively with the public and employees; understand procedures and instructions specific to area of assignment; read and understand maintenance manuals, technical references, prints, and diagrams and preventive/predictive maintenance records; operate lathes, drill presses, and other machine tools; prepare and maintain records or reports; work  in confined spaces and participate in the Power Plant Confined Space Program; perform duties in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and as described in the Department’s air, water, and hazardous material compliance programs, safety standards, and NERC; and perform shiftwork, overtime, or weekend work.


Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying; typical education would include a high school diploma, or equivalent.


Typical experience would include three years of journey level experience in industrial or power plant maintenance. Exceptions to the experience level may be made for training purposes.

Special Requirements:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license, or the ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment.

How to Apply:

View detailed announcement and apply online at www.cityofredding.org/jobs.  Apply by 7/27/18


Posting End Date: July 27, 2018