Utilities Repair

City of Port Huron - Port Huron, MI (30+ days ago)3.3

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled activities in the repair, maintenance or rebuilding of mechanical and electrical equipment; to perform related work as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Work is performed under the supervision of the WWTP Supervisor I or the WFP Supervisor I or other designated official.

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

Ø Adjust, repair and replace parts in electric motors and motor starters.

Ø Operate drill presses, grinders, pipe cutters and threaders, electric welding equipment, welding and cutting torches, and a variety of hand tools.

Ø Operate lathe and Bridgeport to fabricate and/or repair needed parts and equipment within designated tolerances.

Ø Perform routine electrical repairs.

Ø Make repairs to blowers, sludge pumps, grit collectors, scum collectors, chemical feeders, and rotary screen thickeners.

Ø Lubricate plant machinery, change oil and filters when necessary.

Ø Remove, replace and clean large iron piping.

Ø Use hoists and pulleys in moving and installing heavy equipment.

Ø Disassemble and repair pumps, valves, compressors and other mechanical equipment.

Ø Operate trucks and other mechanical equipment as required.

Ø Disassemble and make repairs to hot water supply systems.

Ø Paint wood, metal or masonry as required.

Ø Repair cement work.

Ø Clean and replace electrodes and probes.

Ø Clean, unplug, repack and lubricate pumps.

Ø Service remote pumping stations and generators.

Ø Replace bushings and bearings on equipment and machinery.

Ø Perform building and grounds maintenance work as required.

Ø Prepare records and reports.

Ø Perform inspections and calibrations on precision machinery using precision mechanical measurement devices.

Ø Repair pneumatic operation cylinders and related control equipment.

Ø Perform related work as required.

Ø Thorough knowledge of the tools, materials, methods and practices used in the repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment.

Ø Knowledge of welding techniques; electric and gas.

Ø Demonstrate a thorough attainment of mechanical skills and aptitudes.

Ø Physical agility; ability to climb ladders and enter confined spaces safely and with ease.

Ø Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electric schematics.

Ø Initiative and resourcefulness in solving mechanical problems and evaluating the performance of simple and complicated machinery.

Ø Ability to prepare accurate records.

Ø Knowledge of safety equipment and practices used when working with hazardous chemicals, gases, or wastewater constituents, including full-face respirators and hazardous gas detectors; ability and knowledge to implement local and MIOSHA safety requirements while working in enclosed spaces and with hazardous chemicals or gases.

Ø Ability to work effectively with the public and other employees.

An employee in this class, upon appointment, shall have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

Ø Graduation from an accredited high school.

Ø Reasonable experience in work involving a wide variety of mechanical repair and maintenance activities.

Ø Must have a valid Michigan Driver License (Operator=s) and a valid Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL), Group A/Air with a Tanker AN@ endorsement.

Ø Formal and/or certified technical training in the following areas:

1. Training in basic welding practices including oxygen acetylene, electric arc and MIG welding principles and procedures, familiarity with American Welding Society testing procedures. Welding certification is preferred.

2. Training in the maintenance and repair of basic gasoline engine and diesel engine operation.

3. Training in the operation and maintenance of basic hydraulic and pneumatic components and circuits.

Training in basic industrial electricity and having gained the skills necessary to safely, effectively, and efficiently repair, trouble-shoot, and maintain electrical circuits and components up to and including 600 volts following standardized lockout/tagout procedures.

Working Hours: Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Willingness and ability to work overtime/call-outs as needed.

Salary Range: $14.94 - $21.35 hourly

Additional $1.00/hour compensation for possession of a welding certification.

Physical Demands:
  • Ability to climb/descend ladders and stairs up to a height of 150 feet.
  • Ability to work at heights up to 150 feet.
  • Ability to climb/descend several flights of steps throughout the work day.
  • Ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
Benefit Package, including:
  • Paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal days and holidays
  • Healthcare, dental, life and optical insurance
  • Disability income plan
  • Pension program
  • Deferred compensation plan (457)
  • Healthcare savings plan.
Date Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Application Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018

To Apply:
  • Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org.
  • A resume must accompany the completed job application.
  • If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.
  • Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:
City of Port Huron

Human Resources

100 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI 48060