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Our Mechanics perform preventive and corrective maintenance on water/wastewater treatment plants and related facilities equipment on an assigned shift.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on buildings, structures, grounds, machinery and equipment
Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunctions; replaces packing in pumps or valves; replaces bearings in motors, pumps, and other equipment; tunes engines, sets valve clearance, cleans, and adjusts regulators
Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and to prevent recurrences
Installs and sets up new equipment
Cleans out pipes and performs other plumbing and pipe fitting tasks as required
Uses gas and/or arc welding equipment to heat, cut, braze, or weld
Performs duties of electrician or painter in their absence
Assists in keeping maintenance records
Communicates effectively at all levels regarding recommended maintenance and repair procedures
Follows written and oral instructions
Performs other duties as required
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
The work area can involve a working environment indoors as well as outdoors, which could cause exposure to outdoor elements; proper safety attire will be required. Some areas can have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, pathogens and various chemicals. The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact.
Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination to work on equipment, have vision sufficient to service equipment, have hearing in the normal range with or without correction. In an 8-hour shift must be able to transport self across the facility, ascend and descend stair steps, lift objects up to 40 pounds from floor level to waist height, push a push-type mower; wear and use appropriate safety equipment.
Two years experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment
Possess a valid driver's license with ability to be covered by Jacobs' insurance carrier
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
Some trade school education with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical equipment and metal fabrication
Knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in the construction, repair, and operation of engines, pumps, and other mechanical equipment related to water/wastewater treatment plant operations and procedures
Knowledge of the operations of internal combustion engines and electrical pump motors; safe work practices
Ability to enter data into a computer maintenance management system