Maintenance Mechanic I/ii

Posting ID : A1068490603
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Skilled Trades Artisan

A career opportunity with a leader in wastewater treatment and water recycling. Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency offers challenging work, advancement training and comprehensive benefits.

Essential Functions:
-Inspects, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs a variety of plant, pump station, force main transmission lines, and regulating equipment and facilities, including electric motors, engines, gas and electric powered pumps, valves, air compressors, blowers, emergency systems, hydraulic systems, and pressure and flow regulators.
-Monitors, controls, and analyzes pump station operation utilizing Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; makes adjustments to pump station systems including changing stations operating parameters for programmable logic controllers, opening and closing valves, and changing pump sequence.
-Identifies and performs a variety of preventive maintenance repair work on assigned equipment and facilities, including periodic inspection, lubrication, greasing, oil changes, and belt and filter replacement.
-Locates and corrects electrical problems with pump control devices.
-Checks and records readings from meters and other gauges; collects and analyzes data to diagnose and repair problems; computes operational efficiency of equipment.
-Maintains and repairs specialized water control and treatment equipment, such as flow recorders, chlorination, and other chemical feeding equipment and wastewater treatment equipment.
-Repairs, cleans, and rebuilds pumps, replacing bearings, shafts, sleeves, and seals; designs and fabricates parts and equipment as needed.
-Replace and repair existing pipes and values; repairs leaks and modifies systems as needed.
-Makes operating adjustments to a variety of equipment.
-Inspects and lubricates boosters and pumps.
-Inspects and sets safety switches.
-Disassembles equipment and renews bearings and packing, removes and renews water and oil hoses on gasoline engines, replaces air and oil filters, and replaces or repairs small valves.
-Performs general building maintenance and grounds keeping work including carpentry, construction, plumbing, concrete and asphalt work, painting, and irrigation system installation and repair.
-Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment at the close of the workday.
-Operates a variety of hand and power tools and heavy equipment related to work assignment as instructed.
-Maintains accurate records and files of work performed and materials and supplies used; prepares regular and special reports on operations of equipment and systems; requisitions parts and supplies as needed.
-May be required to work unusual hours, shifts, and be available for standby duty.
-Responds to emergency calls and repairs pumps and pump controls as required.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Any combination of experience and education/training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized course work in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment.

Maintenance Mechanic I: Two (2) years of experience in the skilled mechanical maintenance and repair of industrial plant machinery, engines, and equipment.

Maintenance Mechanic II: Four (4) years of experience in the skilled mechanical maintenance and repair of industrial plant machinery, engines, and equipment or two (2) years of experience equivalent to Maintenance Mechanic I with the Agency.

Licenses and Certifications:

Maintenance Mechanic I/II:

-Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Driver's License and be insurable with the Agency's insurance at the standard rate, and continue to meet established driving standards as a condition of employment for this position.
-Persons employed in this classification are required to participate in Agency provided training to acquire basic First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificates during the initial 12 months of employment and to renew certificates as required.
-Possession of a valid California 40-hour Hazwoper Certificate.

Maintenance Mechanic I:

-Ability to obtain, and maintain possession of, a Class B Driver's License. Continued maintenance of the valid driver's license necessary to perform the essential duties of the job and compliance with established Agency vehicle operation standards are conditions of continuing employment.
-Ability to obtain a Grade I Mechanical Technologist Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association within twelve (12) months of date of hire and to renew certificate as required.

Maintenance Mechanic II:

-Possession of a Class B Driver's License. Continued maintenance of the valid driver's license necessary to perform the essential duties of the job and compliance with established Agency vehicle operation standards are conditions of continuing employment.
-Possession of a Grade II Mechanical Technologist Certification as issued by the California Water Environment Association and to renew certificate as required.

To obtain an Agency application package, call the Job Opportunity Hotline at or visit the Administration Office at Ryan Ranch (5 Harris Court Bldg D, Monterey, CA 93940) or visit www.mrwpca.org. A completed MRWPCA application form must accompany resume. Position closes Friday, September 4, 2015. The MRWPCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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