Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

Under general supervision, alone or with the assistance of other employees, perform various maintenance tasks associated with plant operations and the production and distribution of utilities, including the installation, removal, maintenance, and repair all types of power plant and steam distribution equipment. UOS requires pre employment drug, reference and background screening.

Basic Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent; with a minimum of six years' prior work experience in general power plant maintenance work.  Ability to perform the duties of this job; have a good working knowledge of power plant equipment; be highly skilled in the repair, maintenance, and installation of power plant equipment; be able to read and interpret complicated drawings and blueprints; and be willing and have the ability to instruct and direct activities of other employees. Must have thorough knowledge of power plant equipment, equipment maintenance and repair, welding, and basic mathematics. Must possess a high degree of professionalism and the ability to work well independently and effectively with others. Must be detail oriented and have a good safety record. Must have considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the mechanical trade, understand procedures and instructions specific to area of assignment, read and understand maintenance manuals, technical references, prints, and diagrams and preventive/predictive maintenance records. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work effectively. An ongoing willingness to acquire new skills and utilize technology to streamline processes and problem solve is essential.
Requires valid Commonwealth of Massachusetts’s driver's license. Must be , or successfully obtain within 3 months of hiring, certification (in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section IX welding qualifications) to perform welding on plant piping (minimally for 2" through 6" pipe of material and thickness similar to that contained in the plant). May be required to work overtime and /or weekends, as needed Must have, or successfully obtain within 6 months of hiring, EPA CFC certification (universal).

Additional Qualifications

May be required to work overtime and /or weekends, as needed Must have, or successfully obtain within 6 months of hiring, EPA CFC certification (universal). May be required to operate cranes, forklifts (and/or similar machinery), or lifting devices. Must be physically fit and mentally alert at all times. Must be able to perform all duties in a utility/industrial plant environment that includes exposure to loud noises, chemicals, temperature extremes, inclement weather conditions, airborne particles, vibration, hazardous materials, stairs, ladders, confined spaces, etc.; requires stooping, bending, climbing, reaching, lifting, and carrying; working from ladders, scaffolds, high-lifts, and in confined spaces; and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 65 pounds. Required to wear personal protective equipment and clothing where appropriate; may be required to wear a respirator (negative pressure or equivalent ) and other respiratory protection equipment up to the level of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). At no time is facial hair permitted. Required to participate in Hearing Conservation and medical surveillance programs.


Monday -Friday 6:30AM-2:30PM

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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