Plant & Equipment Mechanic

City of Lodi | Lodi, CA

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Posted Date 2/01/2020
Description

Apply online at www.lodi.gov or in person at Human Resources Department, City Hall, Second Floor, 221 West Pine Street, Lodi, CA. Telephone: 209/333-6704. All applications and supplemental questions must be completed fully and submitted on an official City of Lodi application form. Applications will be accepted and processed until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. This recruitment may close without further notice; interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.

Annual Salary: $49,947 - $60,702

DEFINITION
Under direction, performs skilled operational, mechanical and maintenance work various systems and equipment in the water treatment system, storm and wastewater pumping stations and wastewater treatment facility; systems and equipment may include wells, water storage tanks, pumping stations, disinfection systems, granular activated carbon treatment systems, pumps and motors, and related equipment; responds to customer water and wastewater service calls and operational emergencies; performs related duties as assigned.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES 
In all tasks, performs maintenance duties required for the effective and efficient operation of the department;
 
Inspects, operates, adjusts, diagnoses, and repairs granulated activated carbon systems, wells, water storage tanks, water pumping stations, wastewater pumps, storm pumps, valves, compressors, meters, hydrants, water and wastewater services, emergency generators, wastewater facility equipment;
 
Inspects, operates, diagnoses and repairs gas, liquid and generation chlorination systems, UV disinfection equipment, sulfur dioxide equipment, hydraulic units, boilers, heat exchangers and other stationary equipment;
 
Performs and logs regularly scheduled preventative maintenance work;
Performs a variety of plumbing, carpentry and metal fabrication duties; performs a variety of janitorial duties related to plant and equipment maintenance; cleans and oversees landscaped areas, roadways, and general grounds at wells, storms and wastewater pump stations;
 
Responds to customer complaints regarding taste and odor, conservation, water and wastewater services and locates customer service lines;
 
Maps and records water valve, water line, sewer line, and fire hydrant locations; maintains supply of water sampling equipment and collects samples of water quality analyses including chlorine residual and bacteria testing;
 
Uses and maintains a variety of hand, power, and shop tools and equipment;
 
Assists street, water and wastewater crews in emergencies when needed;
 
Provides direction to assisting staff, instructs them in proper work procedures and safety precautions;

Performs other duties related to the operation of the department and the City including additional duties that enable the department and City to meet the diverse needs

Education:
Equivalent to the completion of high school.
 
Experience:
Three years of experience working with water and/or wastewater systems.
         
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Possession of a valid Commercial Class A Driver's License from the California Department of Motor Vehicles with the appropriate endorsements, as mandated by the State of California Commercial Vehicle Code, within 12 months of appointment.
 
Possession of a Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operator certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board, at time of appointment.  Possession of a Grade II Water Treatment Plant Operator certificate, within 24 months of appointment.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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