Salary: $54,683.20 Annually
Closing: 2/21/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Under supervision, inspects and troubleshoots mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, components and equipment. Maintains, lubricates, operates and repairs mechanical equipment associated with Wastewater Treatment, Collections and Storm/Flood facilities (e.g. plumbing, heating and ventilation and combustion fired engines).
Essential Job Functions
Safely uses portable pumps and shop tools to install, repair and maintain mechanical equipment such as flood, stormwater and wastewater pumps, air compressors, hydraulic systems, automatic and manual lubrication, grinders, heaters, gas meters, mechanical screens, gates (sluice, flap and tide) and valves (gate and check) and internal combustion engines. Performs preventive and corrective mechanical work, including carpentry, plumbing, use of milling machine and lathe on projects and systems. Interprets line diagrams, schematics, flow diagrams, blueprints, vendor publications and other documents. Regularly inspects equipment for serviceability. Troubleshoots and identifies malfunctions. Changes oils, lubricants, greases and filters for all equipment and machinery, including electric service carts. Handles heavy equipment (frequently over 50 lbs. and occasionally over 100 lbs.) e.g. pump housings, oil drums and bags of salt (lift from ground to head/shoulder height). Installs mechanical and pneumatic systems. Regularly prepares and maintains records, log books and other data relating to tasks performed. Regularly operates a vehicle as transportation to the job site or for the movement of tools, equipment and materials. Performs all operator and maintenance functions associated with the proper operation and maintenance of designated Sanitary Pump Stations, Lift Stations, CSO/CDS Project Units, Flood and Stormwater Retention Basins, Flood Pump Stations, Sluice Gates and the buildings & grounds associated with these facilities. Keeps shop, work bench and job sites clean and orderly and performs necessary housekeeping tasks. May perform minor electrical type work to expedite returning a system or equipment to a serviceable condition. Participates in cross-training. May serve as member of the MSD ERT Team as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary to the Work
Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, welding, electricity, metal fabrication, rigging, medium duty equipment operation, pipe fitting, blue print reading and mechanical and electrical drawings; knowledge of the different types and grades of lubricants; skill in using and operating specialized equipment such as electric welder, gas welding and cutting equipment; ability to use mechanical shop equipment such as drill press, pipe threader, presses, brake press, saws, portable power tools, chain saws, lawn mowers and weedeaters; ability to use machine shop equipment and specialized tools and gauges such as height and depth gauges, vernier calipers, inside and outside micrometers and dial indicators; ability to learn computerized analysis equipment; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience working as an industrial maintenance mechanic; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must meet job knowledge and job skills assessment requirements. Must possess a valid driver’s license and current class B CDL license (class A with N endorsement preferred) or acquire CDL license within six months of obtaining the position. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits.
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