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LEAD MECHANIC - WATER/WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Quincy, FL 32351

Posted: 06/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Maintenance Job Number: 619924 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Qualifications: 
Have knowledge of 3 phase electrical power and the ability to troubleshoot.
Be able to use computerized maintenance programs and be familiar with computers.
Be able to do routine maintenance activities such as plumbing, household electrical and other maintenance activities.
Being licensed in the State of Florida for either Wastewater treatment or Water Treatment would be a bonus.

Responsibilities:
Maintain computerized maintenance software.
Maintain facilities pumps and electrical systems.
of Florida for either Wastewater treatment or Water Treatment would be a bonus.

    
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•    Assists Project Manager in planning, scheduling, and directing the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of specialized mechanical and electrical equipment, buildings, structures, and grounds
•    Assists Project Manager in budgeting and estimating cost and time for all aspects of repairs or replacements
•    Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations
•    Performs skilled mechanical repair work on water/wastewater treatment plant equipment and related equipment
•    Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and to prevent recurrences
•    Assists Project Manager in recordkeeping and prepares routine and special reports
•    Follows oral and written directions
•    Communicates effectively orally and in writing at all levels regarding recommended maintenance and repair procedures
•    Provides on-the-job training to less experienced employees
•    Acts for Project Manager in his/her absence
•    Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical and electrical machinery or equipment
•    Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunctions
•    Replaces bearings, packing, seals, shafts, sleeves, seats, or other components found in treatment plant equipment
•    Uses special tools, such as bearing pullers, torch, welding machine, hoist, or other equipment used in the repair of treatment plant equipment
•    Performs other duties as required
 

Basic Qualifications
•    High school diploma or GED
•    Six years experience with maintenance and repair of advanced electrical and mechanical equipment
•    Possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
•    Some trade school education with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical equipment and metal fabrication
•    Six years of experience with knowledge of the principles, methods, tools and materials employed in the general operations, maintenance and repair of advanced electrical and mechanical equipment and systems, including: combustion engines, vehicles, electric motors, farm machinery, pumps and related equipment associated with water/wastewater systems
•    Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and to enter data into a computerized maintenance management system
•    Knowledge of safe work practices, supervisory training, and federal and state laws as they pertain to the water/wastewater industry
    
    
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
The work area can involve a working environment indoors as well as outdoors, which could cause exposure to outdoor elements; proper environmental attire will be required.  Some areas can have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, pathogens and various chemicals.  The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact.  

Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination to work on equipment, have vision sufficient to view computer screen; have hearing in the normal range with or without correction.  In an 8-hour shift must be able to transport self across the facility, ascend and descend stair steps, lift objects up to 50 pounds from floor level to waist height, climb and work off of a ladder or scaffold and climb into and out of vehicles having high ground clearance; use arms and back to tighten and loosen nuts and bolts; carry a 50 pound tool box up a flight of stairs; work in confined spaces and wear and use appropriate safety equipment. 
 
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