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Plant Mechanic at Skookum Contract Services

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Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description:
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Plant Mechanic

Where: Curtis Bay, MD (USCG YARD Station)

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program

Work Schedule: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift coverage, Monday - Sunday, & Holidays as scheduled

Skookum's mission is "Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities".

Applications of individuals with disabilities are preferred. *

To apply, visit our website at to complete an application and upload a resume. .

Skookum is seeking an experienced Plant Mechanic. This individual is responsible for carrying out the daily duties assigned by the Chief Engineer in order to maintain the safe, proper, and efficient operation of all plant equipment and systems.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:
  • Works under minimal supervision to repair, service and maintain mechanical equipment at power plant.
  • 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.
  • Monitors, evaluates and troubleshoots condition of operating equipment, controls and safeties to insure continued safe operation and life cycle performance.
  • Prepares and assembles piping/valves systems including threading pipe, welding, brazing, soldering.
  • Uses micrometers, dial gauges, strain gauges, etc. to take close tolerance measurements.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for following plant safety procedures, guidelines and rules as job functions are performed and reporting any unsafe condition or act to the Chief Engineer.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of Experience general contracting/industrial maintenance or other closely related field.
  • Licensed by the State of Maryland as Grade 1 Stationary Engineer required.
  • Must have a CFC refrigeration certification.
  • Qualified to operate power plant and chill water plant as an auxiliary operator.
  • Must be able to read and understand schematics and blueprints.
  • Maintain professionalism in both appearance and demeanor.
  • Be able to work independently or in a team environment and provide excellent customer service.

Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 70 lbs.
  • Good manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, physical fitness, a good sense of balance.
  • Ability to work in a variety of different environments, including inclement weather and high man lifts.

  • Valid Driver's license required. Must be able to obtain and maintain approval to operate a vehicle by Skookum's insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access.

Date Posted: 05/14/19

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer- W/M/Veteran/Disabled • *Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46-48c) • Skookum participates in E-Verify.