Pump Station Equipment Mechanic
The purpose of this class within the organization is to maintain and repair water and sewer pumping stations. This class works under close to general supervision according to set procedures but determines how or when to complete tasks. The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class, as necessary
Inspects, diagnoses and performs major and minor repair work on water, sewer and pumping stations.
Plans, carries out and evaluates preventive maintenance schedules for pumping stations, either personally, or through outside vendors.
Answers emergency calls for pump station alarms.
Works on call for emergency pump station problems.
Inspects, adjusts and replaces necessary units and related parts from one station to another in the performance of repair and maintenance work.
Pick up parts and supplies to repair pumps at stations.
Maintains records, takes inventory of parts and prepares reports equipment.
Maintains safety issues and procedures including confined space, lockout/tagout, etc.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical Demands: Performs medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis.
Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent.
Requires two years of experience in repair of mechanical, control, and electrical equipment.
An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the position.