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Plant Maintenance Mechanic II (#PLTMM2AFSI) AFSI
$13.45-$21.36 Hourly / $2,331.33-$3,702.40 Monthly / $27,976.00-$44,428.80 Yearly


Performs skilled maintenance, fabrication and repair of mechanical equipment. Primary duties include performing skilled work in servicing, repairing, and overhauling machinery, pumps and related equipment used in water and wastewater plants, pumping stations and wells. Duties are performed under the general supervision of an immediate supervisor who evaluates performance through observation of work, periodic conferences, critiques, and/or records and reports.


Completion of the ninth grade; and
Four years of experience as a mechanic working with pumps, internal combustion, or electrical motors; 

Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and

Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of the materials, tools, and methods used in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of a variety of pumps, motors and gear drives.
  • Considerable knowledge of the operation and repair of gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Knowledge of parts requirements and the interchangeability of parts between various makes and models of equipment.
  • Skill in locating and adjusting defects in water and wastewater equipment.
  • Skill in the use and care of hand and machine tools used to repair and adjust equipment.
  • Ability to supervise the work of a group of semi-skilled assistants.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.


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 some or all of the activities described below.

  • Installs, overhauls, repairs, maintains and services equipment such as pumps, motors, chemical feeders, gas and diesel engines, compressors, comminutors and other types of automotive or mechanical equipment.
  • Performs oxygen acetylene and electric welding, brazing and soldering.
  • Instructs lower level mechanics and assistants in the repair of plant and related equipment.
  • Checks, adjusts and maintains equipment service records.
  • Submits requests for new parts and equipment.
  • Conducts periodic inspections, participates in preventive maintenance programs and supervises lower level mechanics and assistants.
  • May answer emergency calls to repair equipment on an "on call, 24 hour per day" basis.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: PLTMM2AFSI; EST: 3/21/1974; REV: 11/3/2011;