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Plant Maintenance Mechanic II - PP-PMM II

Hiring department Utilities & Energy Mgt
Monthly salary $2,953+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 630AM to 300PM
Posting number 17-09-07-01-5137
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Security Sensitive; 3-Yr driving record and criminal background checks conducted on selected candidate. Hiring decision is contingent upon applicant clearing checks. May work 4-10, 9-80, or alternate work schedule. Applicant required to successfully complete testing to lift/carry 78 lbs, pull 125 lbs, lift 2-45 lbs weights up a ladder, kneeling work in confined spaces, and other tasks.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To perform skilled work in an electrical generation, mechanical and electrical utility, and chilling station environment.

Essential Functions

Installs, maintains, and repairs plant equipment and utility systems. Assists in performing periodic inspections of major mechanical and electrical equipment and chilled water systems. Installation includes welding in accordance with ASME and AWS standards. Accuracy in all phases of work performed. Performs preventive or corrective maintenance tasks incidental to the operation of mechanical, electrical or utility tunnel distribution systems in accordance with established procedures. Remove, fabricate, and install insulation systems in accordance with established specifications. Remove ACM-containing materials in accordance with all rules and regulations. Wears respiratory protection as required by task. May be required to work around hazardous materials with appropriate controls. Maintains records of equipment repair. Works in conjunction with trades or utility personnel in support of systems within power plant, chilling stations, utility tunnels or other underground utilities. Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Informs appropriate personnel of unusual conditions, problems, or deficiencies as related to equipment and corrects as necessary. Completes work orders as required using automated systems. Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas. Identifies, reports, and corrects safety hazards. Updates procedures as necessary. Drives UT vehicle. Maintain acceptable driving record required by UT Systems Policy UTS157. Follows all University and Utilities safety policies. Adheres to the rules of the Utilities Employee Policy Manual. Perform related duties as assigned. Operates cranes, forklifts, and personnel lifts. Inspect, erect, utilize, and break down scaffolding as necessary in support of plant maintenance and operational duties. Performs elevated work and work in confined spaces. Required to carry UT-provided cell phone during work hours and on-call hours. Attends job-related training and complete training modules. Paints plant equipment in accordance with equipment manufacturers recommendations or procedures.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Perform other related functions as assigned. Attends staff meetings. Attends safety training and meetings. Complete plant operation and maintenance training courses. Training certification required within 18 months. May report to the PRC Campus.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience in skilled level repair and maintenance of electrical, industrial, mechanical or utility distribution equipment. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

More than three years of related skilled level experience in the repair and maintenance of industrial plant mechanical, electrical or industrial equipment or utility distribution systems. Experience maintaining power plant or similar industrial/utility equipment. Journey level experience in industrial insulation, including fabrication of insulating blankets, thermal insulation, and asbestos handling and abatement. Welding certification in accordance with ASME and industry codes. Experience as a machinist including fabricating, modifying, and repairing pump, turbine, and boiler parts. Experience in a university plant or utility environment. Experience in using a work order system. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment. Demonstrated effective teamwork and interpersonal communication skills.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving May be required to work extended shifts, nights, weekends, and/or holidays. May be required to perform elevated work and work in boilers/tunnels/manholes/confined spaces. Operates forklifts, personnel lifts, and cranes. Lift up to 78 lbs.

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