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Industrial Mechanic (#INDMECABUM) ABUM
$17.52-$31.40 Hourly / $3,036.80-$5,442.67 Monthly / $36,441.60-$65,312.00 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs entry, semi-skilled, and/or skilled maintenance, fabrication, overhaul and repair of mechanical equipment located within a water, wastewater, or reclaimed treatment sewer pump station or LPSS facilities.  Assists and/or leads crews in a broad range of preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and new equipment installations, and assists with planning and estimating costs of maintenance work.  Provides technical and functional guidance to less experienced Industrial Mechanics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualification for Industrial Mechanic (Entry Level) –

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair/replacement of water and waste water related equipment; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Or
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.

Qualification for Industrial Mechanic (Intermediate Level) –

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Four years of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair/replacement of water and waste water related equipment; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Or
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.

Qualifications for Industrial Mechanic (Journeyman and/or Lead Worker Level) –

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Six years of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair/replacement of water and waste water related equipment; and
Possession of a valid Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT); and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Or
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment.
  • Knowledge of the water, reclaim, wastewater treatment systems and sewer pump/lift stations and low pressure sewer systems.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the water/wastewater/reclaim facilities operating equipment.
  • Knowledge of the principals of hydraulics, electricity, combustion, and standard safety practices.
  • Knowledge on the principles and practices of odor control and/or disinfection processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment problems to determine the proper remedial action to be taken, and to make the necessary repairs to equipment.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read piping and electrical diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to enter confined space areas such as wet wells, tanks, manholes, vaults, pits etc.
  • Ability to perform predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance on assigned equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to estimate time, materials, and equipment required for assigned jobs; may requisition materials as required and/or instructed.
  • Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations such as floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural and/or unnatural crises to provide for public health and safety.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to operate a fork lift, backhoe, boom/bucket truck or other heavy equipment.
  • Ability to serve as the lead employee as directed on project teams assigned to a given assignment.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Reviews system designs, specifications, and products, attends pre-construction meetings, and recommends changes in water/wastewater/reclaim facilities mechanical systems.
  • Monitors, reviews and validates work practices for quality control assurance of wastewater processes and to ensure adherence to safety standards in operation of water/wastewater/reclaim water facilities. 
  • Trouble-shoots problems and recommends corrective actions based on skilled knowledge of mechanical repair practices.
  • Inputs and gathers data from Supervisory Control Data Acquisition system (SCADA), and Comprehensive Asset Management System (CAMS).
  • Runs reports as necessary.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and corrective repair work on water/wastewater/reclaim facilities and equipment.
  • Fabricates and machines repair parts for equipment, with the ability to weld steel, brass, and aluminum.
  • Operates lathes, mill/drill presses, welder and various other metal working power tools as needed.
  • May direct and/or oversee the work of other employees, provide instruction, guidance, and training as required.
  • Locates leaks, and detects defects in water/wastewater/reclaim equipment in conformance to established plans and standards.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • Operates a personal computer and work in software programs associated with job.
  • Completes various maintenance jobs on buildings and grounds.
  • Performs other related duties as required. 

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME POSITIONS

  • May require shift work which will include working nights, weekends, and holidays as well as working extended hours during times of emergency.
  • Possession a valid Class B Commercial Drivers License with tanker endorsement will be required for positions associated with LPPS and Pump Stations.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate level Florida wastewater collections license.
  • A passing score on a math and technical comprehension test.

CLASS: INDMECABUM; EST: 1/17/2014 11:01:00 AM; REV: 4/28/2015;