- Install, repair, maintain, and trouble shoot electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, and plumbing equipment used in the operation of a water production and treatment facilities.
- Maintain chlorine and ammonia systems.
- Maintain secondary systems, hydro pneumatic tanks, exhaust fans and heaters.
- Assist in training Mechanic Helper by providing on-the-job skills training through observation and hands-on work.
- Complete all required paperwork including work orders and lock-out tag-out.
- Assist in maintaining appropriate levels of inventory by notifying the appropriate Maintenance Coordinator as to parts used and parts and equipment needed to complete required work.
- Coordinate/communicate with appropriate LWC personnel to keep them apprised of status of work completed, needed repairs or equipment/parts, any other pertinent business related information.
- Obtain and maintain required safety training and certification.
- Assist in updating and developing SOPs.
- Keep appraised of new technology and practices related to maintaining, repairing and installing equipment.
- Responds to overtime needs, including emergency call-outs, when overtime is needed for this classification.
- Other job duties as assigned.
- Works in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements.
- Works near high voltage machinery/ equipment.
- Works around moving parts/equipment.
- Works near and on hazardous chemicals systems.
- High school education or G.E.D equivalent
- Two year technical school certification and or three(3) years Industrial experience
- Valid Kentucky driver’s license.
- Pre-qualify for the position by successfully passing the Maintenance Mechanic written test and “hands-on” test.
Must comply with all LWC physical requirements / physicals. Must have the ability to: carry up to 50 lbs, lift up to 75 lbs, walk on rough uneven surfaces, work in cramped/confined work areas, climb ladders and steps, maintain arm-hand positioning to operate electric hand drill or pneumatic tool, make skillful controlled manipulations of small objects (attach nut to bolt, land wire on small terminal strip), and wear a Hazmat suit and SCBA for level A contamination.
- Two year technical school certification
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to read and understand electrical/ mechanical drawings, blueprints, manuals, and written instructions. Must have basic computer skills (LWC email, intranet, corporate information systems, and maintenance management software via PC and iPads).
- Must have familiarity and understanding of applicable OSHA regulations i.e. lock-out tag-out, confined space, and Louisville Water safety procedures.
- Ability to troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and hydraulic problems using appropriate measurement/evaluation tools.
- Working knowledge of breakers, electrical wiring, motors, multiple volt systems; AC/DC; VFD (variable frequency drive); transformers; and high voltage switch gear.
- Working knowledge of solenoids, limit switches, and other electrical components.
- Understand electrical motor control.
- Working knowledge of hydraulic controls, pumps, valves, mechanical drive systems, equipment alignments, hydraulic cylinders, and chemical feed pumps.
- Working knowledge of pipe systems, general plumbing (drains, gaskets, facets), various valves (gate, rising stem check, etc.), plumbing codes and material compatibility.
- Ability to solder, thread pipe, glue PVC, braise pipe, fit pipes and valves, weld and bolt flanges.
- Working Knowledge of speed control valves, transmitters, tanks, pressure regulators, filter tables and sequences, PRV valves, modulator valves, pneumatic systems and hydraulic control systems.
- Working knowledge of welding, millwright, rigging, and hydraulic lifts.
- Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
- Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and manuals in English.
- Ability to communicate with co-workers and customers in face-to-face settings to explain repairs made or to discuss repair strategies.
- Ability to make precise arm-hand positioning movements and maintain arm-hand positioning to operate electric hand drill or pneumatic tool.
- Ability to make skillful controlled manipulations of small objects (attaches nut to bolt).
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After applying for this position, please contact one of our Regional Veteran Connectors. Contact Whitney Allen today at Whitney@WhereOpportunityKnox.com or Linda Larson at Linda@WhereOpportunityKnox.com