Maintenance Mechanic I-II-III

Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency | Truckee, CA

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Posted Date 10/06/2021
Description

T-TSA is seeking an individual eager to consistently support and adhere to Agency Core Values and is a demonstrated team-player.  This position performs skilled preventive and predictive duties involving the maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and installation of mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment; repairs pumps, valves, pressure and flow control regulators and related equipment; responds to Underground Service Alert requests; and operates heavy equipment.

Reports directly to, and receives direction and/or supervision from, the Maintenance Supervisor.

Job duties include: Performs skilled duties and responsibilities in the maintenance, repair, service, and troubleshooting of equipment and machinery associated with the Agency’s wastewater treatment plant and related facilities including pumps, engines, electric motors, valves, aeration blowers, emergency generators, air compressors, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, filters and vehicles.  Performs troubleshooting using visual inspection to determine cause of malfunction on wastewater treatment plant equipment.  Rebuilds and overhauls equipment by disassembling, cleaning, and repairing mechanical malfunctions; reassembles, installs and tests equipment to ensure that it is in proper working condition; disassembles machinery to carefully evaluate for required machine work and parts; cleans, bead blasts, primes and paints prior to reassembly; tests equipment to ensure proper operation.  Maintains appropriate records and documentation of repairs; reviews, revises and implements maintenance schedules.  Utilizes Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to track work orders, preventative maintenance and asset management.  Identifies and mitigates unsafe work conditions and maintains safe work practices such as “lock-out/tag-out,” confined space entry and fall protection.  Operates Agency commercial vehicles (including 10-wheel dump truck and combination hydro vac/sewer cleaning truck), trucks, rubber-tired loader, skid-steer, backhoe, forklift and maintenance cart.  Performs snow removal and equipment transports.  Operates a variety of hand tools, machine powered tools, light and heavy equipment; utilizes proper rigging and lifting techniques and methods.  Perform line location consistent with Underground Service Alert requirements.  Reads and updates blueprints and schematics as required to assist in repairs; prioritizes and coordinates the appropriate timing to service equipment; estimates labor and materials necessary to complete the needed work; orders replacement parts to perform maintenance and repairs as necessary.  Performs confined space entries in order to inspect, clean and/or make repairs.  Performs welding and metal fabrication utilizing various welding techniques.  Utilizes lathes, mills and other machine shop equipment to fabricate parts.  Performs building and yard maintenance, cleaning and custodial duties; paints utility equipment, keeps work area in a neat and orderly condition.  Trains less experienced staff on performing complex rebuilds of plant equipment.  Represents the Agency with dignity, integrity, and the spirit of cooperation in all relations with staff and the public.  Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other Agency employees and the public using principles of good customer service.

Maintenance Mechanic I Requirements

This is the entry level class in the Maintenance Mechanic series.  Positions in this class typically have little directly related work experience.  The Maintenance Mechanic I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level.  Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

Experience:  Two years of increasingly responsible experience performing maintenance and repair duties, preferably in a utility environment. 

Education:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

License and Certificate:  See below for Mechanic I, II, III


Maintenance Mechanic II Requirements 

This is the second level class in the Maintenance Mechanic series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties, with only occasional instruction or assistance needed as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level once the incumbent meets the qualification standards of the II level, demonstrates an ability to perform the full scope of the work, and otherwise meets performance standards.

Experience:  Four years of increasingly responsible experience performing maintenance and repair duties, preferably in a utility environment. 

Education:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

License and Certificate:  See below for Mechanic I, II, III


Maintenance Mechanic III Requirements 

This is the full journey level in the Maintenance Mechanic series.  It is distinguished from the Maintenance Mechanic II by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the II level once the incumbent meets the qualification standards of the III level, demonstrates an ability to perform the full scope of the work, and otherwise meets performance standards.

Experience:  Six years of increasingly responsible experience performing maintenance and repair duties, preferably in a utility environment. 

Education:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Additional Requirements for Maintenance Mechanic I, II and III:

License and Certificate (for Mechanic I, II and III):

Possession of a valid California or Nevada Class C Driver License is required at the time of appointment.

Possession of a valid California or Nevada Class B Commercial Learners Permit, with tanker endorsement, is required within three months of appointment.

Possession of a valid California or Nevada Class B Commercial Driver’s License, with tanker endorsement, is required within 18 months of appointment.    

Possession of a CWEA Plant Maintenance Technologist Grade III certification is required at time of appointment. 

Possession of, or ability to obtain a forklift certification is required within six months of appointment.

Possession of, or ability to obtain a confined space certification within six months of appointment.

Persons employed in this classification are required to participate in Agency provided training to acquire basic First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificates during the initial 12 months of employment and continued maintenance of a valid certificate as a condition of employment for this position.

Possession of, or ability to obtain a 40-hour Hazwoper Hazardous Materials Technician Level III certification within six months of appointment.

Benefits
T-TSA has a very competitive employee benefit package which includes participation in CalPERS retirement; 100% of Medical/Dental premiums for employees and dependents are paid by the Agency; Vision insurance is Agency funded; Premium paid for employee life insurance; Thirteen (13) paid holidays; Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA); vacation and sick leave benefits; and more.  In general, most departments/positions at TTSA, work 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, equating to four 10-hour days.

Open Date:    10/04/2021
Close Date:    12/03/2021
Pay Range:    Maintenance Mechanic I: $27.79 – $35.47/hour non-exempt (DOE)
Maintenance Mechanic II: $30.71 – $39.19/hour non-exempt (DOE)
Maintenance Mechanic III: $33.93 – $43.30/hour non-exempt (DOE)
 
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting an application, resume (optional), and cover letter (optional) to Vicky Lufrano at vlufrano@ttsa.net by end of close date.  Please specify "Mechanic" in the subject title of the email.  A complete job description and application can be downloaded from our website at www.ttsa.net/job-openings.
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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