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Plant Maintenance Mechanic-WPCP - City of Midland, TX (ID: 310069)

Title Plant Maintenance Mechanic-WPCP
Type Water and Wastewater
Date Posted 2018-08-23
City / Organization City of Midland, TX
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Scope of work:

Performs skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of specialized plant machinery at the Water Purification or Water Pollution Control Plants.


 Essential Job Duties:
  • Repairs equipment including pumps, chemical feeders, valves and specialized equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on plant equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Performs annual maintenance at plants including but not limited to cleaning and painting of water treatment basins and painting of equipment.
  • Performs electrical repairs including wiring of electric motors, switches, and panels.
  • Troubleshoots electrical problems including checking and repairing control circuits.
  • Serves as shift relief as needed, assuming full authority, duties and responsibilities of position that is being filled.
  • Performs related duties as required.


 Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Ability to sit, stand and transport self from building to building. Ability to drive a vehicle to and from various work sites. Employee will work in seasonal temperatures bending, kneeling, twisting and climbing. Employee can work with potential mechanical, chemical and electrical hazards. Employee may be exposed to communicable diseases while handling raw sewage. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 lbs., climb stairs and open access hatches. Must be able to climb 20 ft ladders and work effectively a that height. Must be able to wear an SCBA.


 Required Qualifications:

Employee communicates with other employees and the public, as necessary.

Skill in observing, reading and interpreting written materials. Knowledge of plant operations and maintenance. Skill in performing mathematical calculations. Ability to use testing and measuring equipment. Skill in the use of hand tools, test equipment, and welding tools. May work rotating shifts.

High school diploma or equivalent required. One to three years experience in a related field preferred. Must receive Hazmat Awareness level and SCBA certifications within 1 year of employment. Must remain qualified to wear SCBA. Valid Texas Driver's License.

Job Post Expiration Date   August 31, 2019

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