Power Plant Mechanic

Website Skookum

“Creating Opportunities for People of all Abilities"

Job Title: Power Plant Mechanic
Where: Poolesville, MD in support of NIH
Pay Rate: $40.10/hr plus benefits
Benefits: Full Contract Benefits

Responsible for carrying out the daily duties assigned by the Power Plant Supervisor to maintain the safe, proper and efficient operation of all plant equipment and systems. Works under general supervision as a member of the Power Plant Department to perform repairs, removal and installation of equipment and components and preventive and corrective maintenance activities to maintain plant equipment in optimal working condition. Maintains and repairs Power Plant Machinery and assists with Steam Distribution repair work.


Essential Job Functions

Works under minimal supervision to repair, service and maintain mechanical equipment at power plant and remote customer sites.
Repairs and maintains steam boilers, chillers, compressors, pumps, piping and valves.
Performs preventative and or corrective mechanical maintenance on plant equipment, refrigeration equipment, and air handling distribution equipment including related terminal units.
Qualified to operate power plant and chill water plant as auxiliary operator.
Follows standard and established practices, refers to operation and service manuals to evaluate needed repairs, maintenance and parts.
Monitors, evaluates and troubleshoots condition of operating equipment, controls and safeties to insure continued safe operation and life cycle performance.
Dismantles machine or equipment to examine parts for defect or to remove defective parts and replace defective parts with new part or repair parts.
Prepares and assembles piping/valves systems including threading pipe, welding, brazing, soldering.
Performs routine repairs to pump seals, bearings, etc.
Reads prints, diagrams and drawings necessary to perform maintenance and parts replacement; uses micrometers, dial gauges, strain gauges, etc. to take close tolerance measurements.
Interprets specifications from blue prints, work orders and equipment
Responsible for carrying out work assignments in an efficient manner to maximize productivity.
Required to work both scheduled and unscheduled overtime to support plant activities. During outages and emergency events, will be available for duty status and call-ins outside of normal work duties and at hours outside of normal work day.
Complies with all HMG site and corporate safety rules and procedures. Responsible for following plant safety procedures, guidelines and rules as job functions are performed and reporting any unsafe condition or act to the Maintenance Supervisor.
Responsible for knowing and following the plant environmental procedures and reporting any environmental conditions or acts to the Maintenance Supervisor.
Carries out other duties as assigned

Licenses, Certifications, etc.: Must currently hold and maintain a valid state Driver License. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by HMG’s insurance carrier. Must have a CFC refrigeration certification. Must have the ability to acquire Security Clearances as required.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Experience in all areas of general contracting/industrial maintenance. Ability to work in a variety of different environments, including inclement weather and high man lifts. Ability to read and understand schematics and blueprints. Ability to work in team environment. Must be able to communicate with others in a courteous and helpful way. Job requires: good manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, physical fitness, a good sense of balance. You must have the ability and be willing to work outside of normal working hours such as back shift and weekends, in the event of unplanned outages.


A HMG application is required (may include a resume).  Visit the HMG website at www.holtmg.com to apply on-line.


HMG LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled


If a Skookum Application is completed, you are authorizing Skookum Contract Services to submit all information received to HMG LLC on your behalf. This position is not employed by Skookum Contract Services.

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