Who You Are
- You possess the knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in mechanical trades.
- You possess the ability to perform skilled mechanical work independently.
- You possess the knowledge of mechanical principles of pumps, controllers, motors and drives, general methods of electric, mechanical and plumbing repairs.
- You possess the ability to work from sketches, blueprints and diagrams.
- You possess the ability to develop and maintain accurate maintenance records including Computerized Maintenance Management System information.
What You Bring
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
WWTP Mechanic I:
- One year of experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment such as pumps, motors and related apparatus.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California driver's license.
WWTP Mechanic II (In addition to the WWTP Mechanic I qualifications):
- Two years of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Plant Mechanic I.
- Specialized training in the maintenance and repair of major mechanical systems.
- Possession and maintenance of a CWEA Plant Mechanical Technologist Grade II (or higher) certification, or the ability to obtain one within 12 months of hire date and retain the certificate while employed in this position. Experience and/or education equivalent to Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic I/II acceptable to the Public Works Department can substitute for the required Grade II CWEA certificate.
ADA Special Requirement:
Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Ability to sit, stand, walk, crouch, squat, stoop, reach, crawl, twist, and lift 50 pounds; exposure to extreme noise, outdoors, confining work space, electrical hazards, vibration, chemicals, dust, toxic waste, mechanical hazards, and explosive materials; availability of on call. Ability to wear a respirator and maintain a face seal while using a respirator.