Plant Maintenance Mechanic

East Bay Municipal Utility District | Oakland

Salary Range: $95,100 - $110,088 Annually
Open Date: 09/30/2019
Close Date: 10/18/2019

Position Description

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) welcomes experienced mechanics to apply for Plant Maintenance Mechanic. EBMUD is seeking mechanics skilled in installing, aligning, maintaining, repairing, and fabricating components for a variety of mechanical equipment such as industrial pumps, hydraulic controls, regulators, valves, piping systems, chemical feed systems, conveyors, and oxygen production and distribution equipment.

Typical duties may include tasks in the following areas:
• Repairing – Diagnosing, disassembling, and removing damaged parts from equipment; reassembling and testing for normal function
• Installation of Equipment – Preparing for installation; installing equipment, using hand/power tools, welding, cutting, and a variety of rigging equipment
• Machine Operation – Selecting stock, setting up machines, using precision measuring equipment, operating machining equipment, and checking part functionality
• Plumbing and Pipe Work – Troubleshooting problems, determining required materials, isolation of piping, performing plumbing repairs; designing and laying out new piping projects, planning, coordinating, ordering materials, and assembling and performing leakage tests
• Parts Design/Redesign – Analyzing part failure/malfunction, considering alternatives, using precision measuring equipment, and drawing revisions of new parts
• Preventive Maintenance – Performing routine scheduled maintenance tasks related to lubrication, filtering systems, driving components, equipment adjustments condition monitoring measurements, and performing tests on plant equipment
• Ventilating Equipment – Performing routine maintenance of related equipment, performing minor repairs, and preparing brief reports on equipment condition

The salary range is $7,925 per month increasing to $8,321, $8,737, and $9,174 after 12, 24, and 36 months, respectively.

EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

Position Qualifications

1. A high school diploma or the equivalent; and
2. Attainment of recognized journey-level status as a Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Machinist or Millwright with work experience primarily in maintenance repair rather than limited to production machine tool operations; or sixteen months experience comparable to the EBMUD Plant Maintenance Worker III classification including completion of the appropriate courses and advanced on-the-job training as specified in the EBMUD Trades Training Program.
3. Must possess a valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record, the ability to become mobile crane certified by the completion of the probationary period.

How to Apply

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2019. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability Job Hotline: (510) 287-0742
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