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Grant PUD Mechanic Hydro, Limited Assignment in Beverly, Washington


Closing Date to Apply : Open Until Filled

Wage Rate: $53.33/hourly

Benefits: This link below will provide you with Grant PUD’s benefit that may be available if hired, different employee types are eligible for different benefits.

Grant PUD — Unified Insurance Program (

Grant County PUD is a drug free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen and background check will be administered as part of the hiring process.

Basic Function

An employee in this position will work under the direction and report to a Foreman, Power Plant Foreman, Supervising Foreman, Hydro Supervisor, or other designated Management employee. This position is responsible for completing a variety of work assignments focused on capital projects and/or maintenance activities as assigned by supervision. May be upgraded to foreman or assigned to other areas when required and, if qualified, as determined by supervision. This position may be required to pass a CIP Security Background Check.

Essential Function

  • May perform work functions individually or with the assistance of other mechanics, foremen, electricians, operators, technicians, toolman, apprentices, etc.

  • Shall keep assigned tools and equipment clean and orderly, securing repairs and maintenance as required.

  • Possess a basic mechanical aptitude and a thorough working knowledge of the operation maintenance, repair and installation of mechanical equipment associated with a hydro generating station and its appurtenances; be practical, skillful, and competent in carrying out assignments including those processes listed for mechanic apprentices in D.O.T. No. 631.261-010 such as machine shop practices, rigging, operation and maintenance of heavy equipment, maintenance and repair of rotating equipment, maintenance and repair of non-rotating equipment, welding, shop construction, etc.

  • Assist in the training of apprentices as required.


  • High school diploma or GED from accredited institution.


  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License with no restrictions. Commercial driver’s license may be required.

  • Journeyman Mechanic or equivalent Journeyman Craft card/status recognized by the District and the Union within six months of date of employment per Section 2.1.1 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Valid First Aid card including CPR training, equivalent to the State of Washington requirements for Industrial First Aid.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and exercise sound judgment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Washington Electrical Worker’s safety rules and regulations.

  • Have the ability to read and interpret instruction books, Maintenance Management program sheets, blueprints, schematic diagrams, and engineering sketches.

  • Be qualified to safely and competently operate equipment associated with Mechanic Shop functions.

  • Write legibly and be able to maintain records, files and fill out forms.

  • May be asked to become Asbestos Abatement Certified; once certified may be required to perform Asbestos Abatement when assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be mentally and physically fit for duty.

  • Able to lift 50 pounds; willing to work off of a ladder or scaffolding and in confined areas.

  • Willingness to perform activities at unprotected heights of less than 10 feet.

  • Willing to work in high noise/vibration areas.

  • Work in confined spaces or areas that restrict movement.

  • Work in close proximity of rotating and high voltage equipment.

  • Ability to work in extreme heat or cold, both inside and outside the power plant.

  • Ability to reach above the shoulder level.

  • Ability to differentiate colors and utilize senses (sight, hearing, touch, feel, and smell).

  • Ability to ascend/descend stairs and ladders.

  • Use computers and write legibly.

*For a full list of requirements, the applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE).

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas.

  • Bids must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the closing date provided above. The time of the electronic application will serve as the date/time stamp.

  • It is the responsibility of the Bidder to provide all information he/she thinks is required to properly represent his/her qualifications. Only information included in the application process will be considered.

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