Industrial Maintenance Mech 1

City Of Chattanooga Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 weeks ago

Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions

Incumbents in this classification are responsible for performing skilled-level plant maintenance activities related to monitoring the performance of mechanical systems to ensure proper operations. Demonstrates basic knowledge of the methods, tools and materials used in the area of assignment.

Duties include receiving on the job training to perform routine inspections, installations, preventive maintenance, and testing and repair tasks. Works as part of a team with moderate supervision.

This is a Non-Exempt role.

Work Hours: 7 AM - 3:30 PM

Work Location: Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant

Examples of Duties: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

(The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.)

Proficiently performs the duties and responsibilities typically assigned to an Industrial Mechanic Assistant.

Demonstrates efficiency and safety in the performance of job duties and usage of equipment.

Monitors mechanical systems to ensure proper functioning and to diagnose potential problems; troubleshoots and repairs machinery related to wastewater treatment plant operations.

Diagnoses and repairs lift station pumps, motors, sump pumps, valves, and gate valves; performs minor fabrication of parts and pump pulling as required.

Diagnoses and repairs mechanical machinery as master pump stations, including pumps, motors, gear reducers, valves, and rake bar systems.

Inspects and repairs digester building and related equipment, including positive displacement pumps, gas burners, automatic gas drain valves, boiler systems, and odor control systems.

Disassembles and rebuilds centrifuges, including removing and replacing bearings, seals, and ceramic wear rings; performs preventative maintenance on residential grinder pump stations.

Replaces rake bar systems.

Shuts down and performs major overhauls of oxygen generation plant equipment and machinery.

Inspects and repairs cell gates, cell blowers, hydraulic valves, and water lines.

Operates forklift, rigging and crane as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Three years of any combination of relevant education, training or experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job will be considered.

Examples of experience include machinery and equipment maintenance in an industrial, wastewater or water plant setting.


A valid Tennessee Driver's License.

Must be able to obtain a Forklift Certification.

Supplemental Information: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of safe work practices; mechanical and electrical equipment principles; basic plumbing principles; maintenance requirements for plant mechanical and electrical systems; automated equipment operation and maintenance; welding principles and practices; applicable tools and equipment utilized in the trade; and, heavy equipment operation principles.

Skill in diagnosing and repairing mechanical plant systems, equipment, and machinery; implementing preventative maintenance on applicable systems, equipment, and machinery; utilizing tools and equipment of the trade; adhering to safe work practices; reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, plans, technical manuals, and specifications; operating welding and fabricating parts; and, communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing.


Heavy Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, infectious diseases, heights, and confined spaces.


Safety Sensitive: Y

All employment offers are made at the beginning salary unless otherwise authorized.

All employees must maintain Tennessee residency from the date of hire.

Only applicants who provide a valid email address will be notified when the position has been filled.

The City of Chattanooga, Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the

Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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City Of Chattanooga