Plant and Equipment Mechanic (Wastewater Treatment Plant)

City of Thousand Oaks | Camarillo, CA

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Posted Date 10/09/2020

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The City of Thousand Oaks is seeking a Plant and Equipment Mechanic to join our team!

We are seeking a highly motivated, resourceful, and technically skilled team player to perform a wide range of installation, repair, and maintenance tasks on the mechanical and electrical equipment at the City’s Hill Canyon Treatment Plant (HCTP).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identifies and performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installations on wastewater treatment plant mechanical equipment and facilities, including but not limited to:
    • Mechanical grinders, pumps, valves, engines, blowers, pneumatic valves, lab equipment, and air compressors
    • Various machinery, back flow prevention devices, digester equipment, bulk chemical storage and delivery systems, and hydraulic devices
    • Fabricates and or modifies equipment mounts, brackets, supports, utilizing welding, drilling, milling, tapping, etc.
  • Coordinates activities with operations personnel and contractors to ensure efficient and streamlined operations
  • Completes and maintains maintenance logs on the City's Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Responds to night and weekend emergency calls as needed

The Ideal Candidate should possess:

  • A minimum of four years of experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Excellent customer service and attention to detail and quality
  • Commitment to a clean and efficient work environment and safe work practices
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently and adjust priorities to accomplish objectives
  • Experience with internal combustion engines and electrical generators a plus
  • California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Grade I or II Mechanical Technologist certificate is highly desirable

Core Competencies:

  • Results Oriented
  • Customer-Focused
  • Accountable
  • Problem Solver and Decision Maker
  • Technically Knowledgeable
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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