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Senior Water & Sewer Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Government jobs
Location: Savannah
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Purpose

This position provides skilled work of more than average difficulty in the installation, maintenance and repair mechanical equipment used in the water and wastewater treatment plants. Essential Job Functions

  • Regularly inspects all mechanical equipment, evaluates performance and makes recommendations to the assigned supervisor as to maintenance and repair requirements.
  • Installs, services, maintains and repairs pumps, motors, chlorinators, and other machinery and equipment.
  • Respond to and repair sewer backups.
  • Maintains, diagnose problems, and correct problems at various lift stations. Use crane truck to pull pumps and correct problem when necessary.
  • Repairs manhole that have been knocked off by vehicles. Locates and raises manholes that have been buried over a period or covered up by contractors.
  • Operates and cares for power tools in maintaining, fabricating, and repairing parts of equipment; operates large mobile equipment such as a boom truck, a forklift, a hoist or a crane, when assigned.
  • Modifies existing equipment as needed to improve plant operations; installs new pumps and equipment.
  • Designs handrails, foot bridges, and piping systems.
  • Orders parts and supplies.
  • Operates heavy equipment.
  • Repairs hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Maintains diesel generators.
  • Inspects and troubleshoots telephone lines and SCADA systems.
  • Changes chlorine containers weekly; performs specialized maintenance and repairs on liquid chlorine systems, including chlorinators, evaporators, and vacuum regulators.
  • Cleans chemical solution tanks and piping.
  • Performs maintenance and repairs on Trac-Vac system; changes boots, fittings, hoses, and control valves.
  • Performs specialized welding, burning, cutting, and fabrication.
  • Changes out gas bottles and supplies meter stations with spares.
  • Performs general and specialized maintenance and repairs on sludge de-watering facility including centrifuge, polymer pump, and piping.
  • May direct the work of all crew members, including training, guidance, and counseling, to ensure their safety and welfare in the performance of their duties.
  • Completes and submits reports of work activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent with four (4) years of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair of water/wastewater treatment plants, heavy-duty pumping and auxiliary power equipment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Must possess and maintain a valid state class C driver's license with an acceptable driving history.

    Additional Requirements
    Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment. Additional Information

    • Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant equipment, operations, and processes.
    • Knowledge of maintenance techniques for a variety of mechanical and electrical systems.
    • Skill in welding and fabricating parts.
    • Skill in operating light and heavy equipment.
    • Skill in using hand, hydraulic, and pneumatic tools.
    • Skill in reading blueprints.
    • Skill in repairing and maintaining a variety of pumps and equipment.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.

      CITY OF SAVANNAH EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

      Overview of Benefits

      Paid Holiday
      Paid Vacation
      Paid Sick Leave
      Defined Benefit Retirement Pension Plan
      Protective Services Retirement Plan (select positions)
      Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan
      Retirement Seminars
      PPO Medical Insurance
      Dental Insurance
      Vision Insurance
      Flexible Spending Accounts
      Wellness Programs
      Health & Wellness Incentives
      Long Term Disability
      Excellence and Service Recognition
      Employee Development and In-Service Training
      Educational Assistance Program
      Uniform Allowance (select positions)
      Employee Assistance Program
      Discounts and Memberships
      Employee Relations
      Direct Deposit
      Credit Union
      Pretax Parking Deductions
      Employer Assisted Home Purchase Program
      Domestic Partnership Benefits

      Healthcare

      PPO Medical Plus Plan
      PPO Medical Basic Plan
      Dental Plus Plan
      Dental Basic Plan
      Vision Service Plan

      Life Insurance

      Basic Life and ADD
      Supplemental Life Employee
      Supplemental Life Spouse
      Supplemental Life Child

      Benefits costs are paid by the City of Savannah, by the employee or shared by both the City and the employee.

      01 Do you have a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving history?
      • Yes
      • No

        02 Do you have a High School Diploma or GED plus 4 years maintenance and repair of water/wastewater treatment plants, heavy-duty pumping and auxiliary power equipment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
        • Yes
        • No

          03 Please indicate any certifications that your currently hold related to this position.

          04 Please describe your experience directing the work of all crew members, including training, guidance, and counseling, to ensure their safety and welfare in the performance of their duties.

          * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, Savannah , Senior Water & Sewer Maintenance Mechanic, Professions , Savannah, Georgia

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