Maintenance Mechanic

PIC Group Inc.
Berkeley, California, United States (On-Site)


At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence. We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: Maintenance Technician
Position Type: Direct Hire
Location: UC Berkeley
Reports to: Assistant Plant Manager (APM)

Job Summary:
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for Mechanical Maintenance activities of all related Power Plant Equipment as assigned. Some of the common duties will be but not limited to, valve repair/replacement, lubrication of equipment, filter changing & cleaning, system leak repair, component & driver alignment, bearing repairs & replacement, component replacement, general industrial maintenance, housekeeping, training and troubleshooting of mechanical systems. Some MIG / TIG / and Stick Welding may be required. The Mechanical Technician will follow the Plant Safety Procedures and the Plant LOTO (Lock-out Tag-out System) at all times. The Maintenance Technician reports to the APM and will be supporting the Maintenance and Operational readiness of the generation facility, including but not limited to the gas turbine, boiler, steam turbine, generator, auxiliary equipment, and other plant equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must understand and follow plant safety policies at all times.
  • Documents all work activities as directed by the APM.
  • Follows training plans as assigned and directed.
  • Performs troubleshooting and documentation, and assist in the resolution of problems.
  • Works with the CMMS system to ensure precise input of items as required.
  • Capable of following and/or providing precise detailed instructions to other maintenance personnel as required.
  • Ensures LOTO (Lock-out / Tag-out) system compliance at all times.
  • Performs mechanical assemblies / disassemblies, valve packing, lubrication, and other general maintenance activities.
  • Assess individual job requirements for safety at all times.
  • Completes work orders and other assignments on schedule as required.
  • Performs general housekeeping per company policy.
  • Ensures compliance of safety policies, practices and procedures.
  • Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provides leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
  • Works with other departments and personnel as required for plant success.
  • Provides input/documentation for parts, tools, and safety equipment as needed.
  • Assists in contractor supervision during planned and unplanned outages and/or other plant requirements.
  • Performs inspection of parts received for quality, damage, and general condition.
  • May be required to perform welding duties and should be familiar with MIG / TIG / Brazing / and stick type welding.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge in welding, millwright work, lubrications, hydraulics, valves, parts, tools and other items related to the industry and maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment isolation and tagging procedures.
  • Ability to respond to plant abnormal situations, alarms, and emergencies.
  • Must be alert to working environment for possible hazards.
  • Must be capable of interpreting plant & equipment manuals for precise maintenance activities.
  • Thorough knowledge of the location, purpose and proper use of the plant safety equipment, including fire fighting techniques.
  • Must be able to work alone for routine duties performed with minimal supervision; standard practices or procedures.
  • Receives guidance with respect to general objectives; in the majority of tasks and projects assigned, determines methods, work sequences, scheduling, and methods to achieve objectives of assignments; operates within specific policy guidelines.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals and write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  • Duties require frequent walking, standing for extended periods of time, crawling, stooping, sitting, climbing vertical and inclined ladders and stairs, operation of large valves and other tasks requiring up to 50 lbs. of pulling or turning force, and lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. Exposure to extreme heat and cold.
  • Working in varied outdoor environments such as all-weather conditions, all noise levels, hazardous conditions, and on the full range of outdoor work surfaces.
  • Working in proximity to high voltages and current with proper training and equipment, operating heavy equipment and rolling stock and entering confined spaces or hazardous environments may be required while often being exposed to equipment and machinery noises.
  • All candidates will participate in the post-offer drug screening.

Education / Experience:

  • 12 years of formal education (High School Graduate) or equivalent is required.
  • Five years of Industrial Mechanical Maintenance in one of the related fields such as Millwright, Welding, Pipefitting, Boiler Maker, etc.
  • Experience in CMMS systems and work item tracking and reporting is required.

PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68950097
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Berkeley, California, United States
  • Position Title: Maintenance Mechanic
  • Company Name For Job: PIC Group Inc.
  • Job Function: Other