Water Resources Maintenance Mechanic

City of Buckeye | Buckeye, AZ

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Posted Date 4/08/2020
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots motors, controls, programmable logic controllers, valves, electrical equipment, compressors and well equipment at the Water Resources Department facilities.
  • Monitors and repairs water well and booster stations; maintains water chlorinator and generating equipment.
  • Fabricates, constructs, installs, and repairs equipment and machinery.
  • Operates a variety of trucks and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.
  • Maintains operation and maintenance records and schedules.
  • Completes required daily documentation, logs and reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED equivalent and three (3) years skilled in the maintenance and operations of wastewater treatment, collections, water distribution,  water treatment and equipment operations experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of water and wastewater treatment distribution and operation.
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair methods and materials.
  • Knowledge of methods, practices, tools, and materials used in maintaining, repairing, or constructing deep well facilities, booster stations, wastewater treatment plant equipment and machinery and wastewater lift stations.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics of systems involving pneumatic tanks, deep wells, air compressors, actuators, wet wells, pumps, and booster stations.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation.
  • Knowledge of the principles of record keeping and records management.
  • Skill in safe and efficient operation of trucks and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting maps, technical specifications and operations manuals for vehicles and equipment.
  • Skill in following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Arizona Driver's License. Possession of a grade 1 Water or Wastewater Operator Certification from ADEQ or the ability to acquire within one year of hire.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:  Work is performed outdoors and in public facilities
Reports To:  Water Resources Superintendent-Reclamation
Supervision Exercised: None
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

$19.56 - $23.47 Hourly
$1,564.80 - $1,877.60 Biweekly
$3,390.40 - $4,068.13 Monthly
$40,684.80 - $48,817.60 Annually

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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