Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Little Blue Valley Sewer District | Independence, MO

Posted Date 8/30/2021

Responsible for mechanical maintenance to include the following tasks:  preventive/predictive maintenance, problem solving, corrective maintenance repairs, equipment installation, and a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.  

Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license, or CDL, and a driving record satisfactory to the District’s insurance company.

The CDL-Class B is not required initially but may be required at such time it is needed to perform essential functions. The District will bear the costs associated with obtaining and/or maintaining a CDL license.

Pass the required pre-employment physical examination with alcohol and drug screening as an initial condition of employment. Once employed, pass random/reasonable suspicion/post-accident alcohol and drug testing as a condition of employment. 

Be available to work extended hours (early arrival and/or late departures) when critical systems are inoperable and require continuing efforts.  For emergencies that arise after-hours, be available for call-in to assist with problem resolution, both on nights and weekends.  The call-in order shall be as set forth in District procedures and the Memorandum of Understanding; however, it is to be recognized that mechanics are required to work overtime on a scheduled and unscheduled basis.

Possess education equivalent to completion of the 12th grade plus a certification of completion from an approved secondary education institution with an industrial maintenance major or emphasis.  The advanced education may be from a technical college, a university or other educational facility.  Individuals with documented industrial mechanical maintenance experience, or other evidence of their abilities may be allowed to substitute relevant work experience for formal education; however, preference shall be given to applicants with formal training. 

Experience or proficiency with hand and power tools, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, plumbing, pipe fitting, welding-acetylene gas, arc, and mig; precision measuring, acetylene torches, reading and interpreting blue prints, schematics, and repair manuals.

Experience with general machine shop equipment and proper hoisting and rigging practices.  Knowledge of pumps, chemical feed equipment, valves, blowers, compressors, boilers, including bearings, seals, shafts, shaft alignment, impellers, packing, wear rings, rotors and gear boxes.

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