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10 months ago
Precision Castparts Corp.
Location: California
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Mechanic Jobs
Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician - Senior Level

US - CA - San Leandro

Job Description


Employer Information: How to Apply:

Location: San Leandro, CA Submit resume and cover letter to:

Full-Time, regular, benefitted Rnonomura@pccstructurals.com


Day Shift: 5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. javascript:void(0);

Start: Contingent upon background check, drug & alcohol screen

As a US Federal and Military Contractor, we can hire only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents.

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Profit Sharing, 401(k) match fund, sick leave, paid vacation/holidays, paid float holidays, health club reimbursement, life insurance, short and long term disability, health club reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, more!

Senior Maintenance Mechanic / Electrician

We seek a highly motivated, flexible and dependable senior level industrial maintenance mechanic (electrician /vacuum technology experience) with at least 3 to 5 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment in a senior roll for our 1st shift. Must be capable of troubleshooting electrical and mechanical issues in an industrial forging facility. Candidates must also be capable of making industrial equipment adjustments, repair, troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment. The right candidate must be skilled in electrical as well as mechanical with strong troubleshooting abilities and the ability to work under minimal supervision.

Job Profile

The Maintenance Mechanic / Electrician (hereafter referred to as 'Mechanic') reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. The Mechanic is responsible for repairing and maintaining mechanical/electrical production and production support equipment. The Mechanic must possess thorough knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. This position operates under flexible parameters.

Primary Functions


Strictly adheres to all environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) standards as defined by the company and local, state, and federal regulators.


Utilizes knowledge of a wide range of skilled trades to perform maintenance and repair on facilities, machines, and equipment.


Welds, fabricates, and modifies new and used machinery or equipment.


Operates lathes, end mills, and drill presses to modify or repair various equipment components.


Utilizes knowledge of high vacuum systems, pumps and blowers, including the theory of vacuum induction melting furnaces.


Installs, programs, troubleshoots, and maintains control panels, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), motors, motor controllers, transformers, wiring, switches, alarm systems and other equipment.


Maintains, installs, repairs, and adjusts electrical systems and equipment that provide power to production equipment and facilities.


Maintains facilities to include the repair of windows, roof, floors, and stairways; construct shop partitions, bins, racks, etc.


Plans and designs instrumentation/electrical projects and provide assistance on technical issues.


Provides technical assistance on the selection of new equipment.


Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity. Must have the ability to lead and guide new employees and direct work flow thru the maintenance department.

Troubleshoot, repair & maintain industrial machinery & equipment.

Required to have mechanical, electrical & vacuum technology knowledge to complete machinery and equipment repairs; able to read complicated drawings or simple sketches

Must have flexibility in availability and must maintain the ability to be on call 24 hrs. for emergency repairs. On call assignments are done on a rotational basis with others on the team.

English skills must be proficient to understand, read, write and speak English

Safely and effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 50lbs.; Asks for help with objects that weigh more; Uses proper safe lifting procedures.

Executes all work in safe and professional manner by completing all work accurately and on time.

Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and building equipment.

Connects power supply wires to machines and building equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.

Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, motor starters, MCC panels/circuits, variable frequency drives and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables. Must be able to install & repair electrical apparatus & wiring circuits which consist of three-phase 240V & 460V.

Responsible of all 3 phase 480/277 VAC, 3 Phase 120/208 VAC, and 120/240 VAC equipment.

Responsible for maintaining all electrical distribution systems within the buildings; Replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices; Replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.

Will be responsible for maintaining building lighting, emergency lights/exit lights, 120 volt outlets. Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings; Performs preventative maintenance tasking on all electrical utilities and equipment.

Attends classes and seminars on electrical components, distribution, and system design to update skills.

Responsible for accurate and timely paperwork related to essential duties and responsibilities.

Maintains a safe, clean and organize shop area. Maintain inventory of spare parts and material. Maintain tools and equipment for maintenance work. Maintain, organize, control, inventory supplies, tools, and equipment.

Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments such as motors, pumps, belts, fans, air conditioners, etc.

Conducts Preventative Maintenance schedules; Examines mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble. Cleans and lubricates parts. Disassembles machines and repairs or replaces broken parts. Inspects completed repairs. Regularly adjusts functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary. Requisitions new/replacement parts and equipment in a timely manner. May be required to handle hazardous waste. Must be available for on-call duty on a rotating basis. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Competencies


Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot:


High vacuum, hydraulic, electrical, and plumbing systems


Welding and metal fabrication


General carpentry


Forklift operation



Requires the ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions normally acquired by completing high school. A thorough knowledge and understanding of electrical and mechanical theory and shop practices and federal, state, municipal and underwriters’ specifications, codes, and ordinances.


Must be able to lift 50 lbs.


Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License (drives company vehicle and forklift on occasion)


Minimum of five years of progressive experience in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, millwright, hydraulics, vacuum technology, heating and cooling systems, and related maintenance activities

Physical/Environmental Characteristics

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations in this manufacturing environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is generally performed in a production environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:


Sit for long periods of time; use computers to enter data and interpret data; compose written documents and correspondence that is of college level composition, format, spelling and grammar; perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement; fine finger and manual dexterity; feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands; ascend/descend stairs


Regularly required to: talk and interact in a civil and professional manner with colleagues, direct reports, vendors and customers; to occasionally conduct group presentations and tours;


Frequent walking on uneven surfaces inside/outside;


Math proficiency with and without calculators; intermediate to advanced computer skills such as Excel worksheets, pivot tables, and V-look-ups;


Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move objects of 25-50 lbs. or more and frequently lift/move objects of 10 lbs. or more.


Some work required near moving mechanical parts, loud noise, extreme heat, exposure to weather and allergens and detritus from general manufacturing and construction.

Company Profile

Precision Cast Parts Corporation (PCC), a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the world’s leader in investment casting of precision parts for a variety of components, primarily noted for delivery on advancements in jet and rocket propulsion engines. This position is located in one of the smallest plants out of 190 such plants globally, however, one that specializes in small precision-made complex parts which require a great deal of engineering, a bit of metallurgic magic and hand-crafted workmanship. It really is STEAM – where Science, Technology, Engineering, Artistry and Mathematics all come together!

The San Leandro, CA plant started as a family operation in 1956 and still maintain that family and maker feel, although we are growing at 20% per year. Go to javascript:void(0); for the incredible story about the corporation. What you won’t find there is that we have been hidden in ‘plane’ sight a block from the Oakland International Airport since 1956, quietly honing our craft until aviation and technology caught up. Now, we find ourselves at the intersection of SpaceX commute rockets and our ability to work with super alloys to create incredibly thin walled, complex small parts crucial for delivery on over-engineered technological advancements in rocket and jet propulsion. And we make parts for Jamba Juice too! For the whole story, you’ll want to come in for a tour and interview.

We are located at 414 Hester Street, San Leandro, CA. Apply on the corporate website: javascript:void(0); begin search by location: San Leandro. Or send resume to: RNonomura@pccstructurals.com

For more information please visit us at:



PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contactfor assistance. PCC Structurals is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor committed to providing priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please visit javascript:void(0);

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