Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
The Role: The Electrical Mechanic will be responsible for safely servicing and repairing off-rent submersible pumps, controls, generators and light towers, electrical pumping and support equipment at the branch or customer job sites. The Electric Submersible Mechanic will also be responsible for recording parts and labor accurately on work orders and internal equipment repair forms.
Perform preventative maintenance and service with minimal direction on electrical fleet equipment between each rental.
Perform an initial inspection of all electrically powered fleet equipment for possible damages.
Report damages to Shop Supervisor or Service Manager.
Basic troubleshooting of diesel engines.
Troubleshoot electrical systems and pump problems.
Create an accurate and legible parts and repair list for assigned fleet equipment.
Perform adjustments and repairs on electrical fleet equipment.
Test and operate all repaired equipment for proper operation and quality.
Assist with system setup on customer job sites as needed.
Operate a service truck and respond to after-hours customer repair calls as needed
Other related duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
High school degree or equivalent
Trade School diploma or certificate
Three to five years' experience in troubleshooting and repairing electric motors, pumps or related industrial equipment
Experience with variable frequency drives and PLC controls preferred
Specialized Knowledge Required Including any required certificates, licenses, and registrations
Forklift certification preferred
Service and repair knowledge of electrical equipment
Knowledge of AC/DC component location and identification
Knowledge of AC/DC electric and circuit testing skills
Experience with electrical submersible equipment a plus
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form at multiple levels
Ability to communicate clearly on mobile devices
Ability to calculate general math, standard and metric measurements
Ability to read and comprehend electrical wiring schematics and mechanical drawings
Thorough understanding of single phase and three phase electrical systems
Ability to troubleshoot basic control panels for single phase and three phase controls
Prolonged standing on concrete floors
Lifting up to 50 pounds
Carrying up to 50 pounds
Bending, squatting, stooping, reaching above shoulder level
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Shop environment: intermittent exposure to all outdoor weather conditions; intermittent exposure to shop noise and fumes all within limits of OSHA standards