Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

City of Glendale, AZ - Glendale, AZ (30+ days ago)4.6


Performs advanced journey level work in the maintenance and repair of water and wastewater process equipment, lift stations, and well site equipment.

First review of applications will be July 23, 2018.

Essential Functions:
Acts as a mechanic at a water treatment plant, lift station or well site.
Performs troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of all types of valves, pumps, and equipment including electric and hydraulic valves, blowers and fans.
Installs new or replacement equipment including leveling, adjusting, alignment and wiring.
Schedules and performs preventative maintenance such as greasing, oil changes, re-packing or replacing bearings or seals, and chain or gear adjustments.
Operates various equipment related to mechanical maintenance such as presses, welders, lathes, milling equipment, grinders, drills, cutting torches and hand and power tools.
Operates a boom truck to install or remove plant equipment.
Fabricates and welds plant upgrades such as stairs, railings, tank installation, plumbing and piping.
May design or redesign plant improvements including process control, electrical, mechanical and plumbing equipment.
Purchases and installs new equipment or components to upgrade, modify, or improve existing equipment.
May train and provide guidance to Water Services System Technicians; assists in implementing comprehensive training programs for new technicians.
Researches and orders materials, maintenance supplies, and new equipment from outside vendors; maintains parts inventory and equipment information.
Performs other basic building maintenance such as painting, carpentry, electrical, and plumbing.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications & Special Requirements: One year of technical training in mechanical or plant maintenance and three years of experience in the maintenance of processing facilities.

Knowledge of:
Methods, materials, equipment and practices of mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair
Water and wastewater treatment processes
The operation, maintenance and repair of all types of pumps, motors, valves, gear assemblies and bearings
The operation of control systems (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical)
Welding and mechanical parts fabrication

Ability to:
Provide guidance and training for plant maintenance staff
Operate all tools and equipment used in mechanical maintenance
Read and interpret mechanical or electrical drawings and manufacturer's product information
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain effective working relationships

Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.

Special Requirements
A valid Arizona driver's license.
Depending on area of assignment, must obtain ADEQ Grade 1 Water or Wastewater System Operator certificate within twelve months of hire.
Applicants will be required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their period of employment in accordance with the City of Glendale Substance Abuse policy.
Subject to call back after normal hours.
Physical Requirements: Bending, crawling, climbing, and heavy lifting of equipment is frequently required.
Operate heavy equipment as required. Move heavy objects over 50 lbs., work at heights greater than 10 feet.