Thursday , February 9 2023

Hydro Plant Mechanic – Smud Jobs

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Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs mechanical maintenance, repair and overhaul of hydroelectric generating systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lays out work, cuts, fits, joins and performs skilled operations on light and heavy metals and other materials; does pipe work and makes pressure tests.
  • Maintains, repairs and overhauls geared mechanisms and operating machinery; runs tests and makes adjustments.
  • Performs skilled mechanical work in the installation, maintenance, repair, overhaul, and rebuilding of equipment and facilities of electrical generating plants.
  • Works on hydro and related subsystems for lubrication, cooling, governing, fuel handling, water storage, and on-plant and site services.
  • Undertakes skilled tasks of the acquired specialized craft.
  • Cleans and overhauls valves, pumps, spray systems, condensers and pressure vessels; aligns shafts, fits bearings and replaces seals and packing.
  • Consults drawings, manuals, catalogs and other sources of information.
  • Operates vehicles, industrial tractors, cranes and hoists; performs rigging incidental to regular assignments.

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License (CDL) and a satisfactory driving record (not more than two moving violations in the last two years.
  • Knowledge Of: Safety procedures; hydraulics; various mechanical systems (steam, water and fuel); valve disassembly; rigging procedures; and common shop equipment. May require knowledge of: ferrous and nonferrous materials; procedures to machine a variety of materials; sheet metal work, layout and manufacture.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship or equivalent training in the mechanical trade. Demonstrated experience at a Journey level in the installation, maintenance, and/or assembly of large and complex equipment such as piping systems, pressure units, valves, gates, turbines, motors, and/or generators in power generating stations. Basic computer and key boarding skills.

Job Details:

Company: SMUD

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Anaheim, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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