WWTP Industrial Mechanic

City of Bremerton | Bremerton, WA

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Posted Date 3/10/2021
Description

Salary: $28.88 - $34.00 Hourly

Close: 3/23/21

Under direction, performs skilled work in the preventative maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, removal, and installation of equipment and facilities at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, lift stations and odor control stations.

Representative Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(Note – this list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position.)
 
Perform repair or overhaul, including but not limited to, various pumps, compressors, blowers, engines, boiler, valves, piping.  Diagnose component/system problems.
 
Perform corrective maintenance and non-routine troubleshooting of structural, mechanical, and electrical features to include but not limited to bearings, mechanical seals, bushing replacement, shaft inspection for wear, and recognition of out-of-alignment and imbalance conditions.
 
Perform preventative maintenance such as inspections, adjustment alignment, cleaning, lubrication, and application of protective coatings on mechanical, electrical and structural features.
 
Perform a variety of design, fabrication, construction, masonry, welding, pipe fitting repairs and installations.
 
Locate vendor sources and place orders for machinery replacement parts and assist in the maintenance of existing parts inventory system.
 
Install new machinery as defined by the maintenance supervisor.
 
Maintain and diagnose faults on pneumatic, plumbing, hydraulic, HVAC, and basic electrical systems.
 
Ensure proper operations, monitor, complete logs, charts, and records of equipment and maintenance performed.  Use logs and records to perform trend analysis.
 
Perform preventative maintenance of all wastewater lift stations, odor control stations, and sampling stations located throughout the city.
 
Maintain the buildings and facilities for structural functional use, and neat appearance using basic janitorial, plumbing, and electrical skills.
 
Implement and maintain all procedures and equipment, so as to comply with federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures.

Meet with general public in response to complaints and/or advisement of future repair planning as required.
 
Perform welding with stick, tig and mig, brazing along with cutting using torch and plasma.
 
Other Duties
– Regular attendance is an essential requirement
– Performs related work as assigned and/or required

 

Qualifying Education and Experience (Minimum Requirements)

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High school diploma or G.E.D., two (2) years of education in industrial electrical/mechanical maintenance, and one (1) year experience in wastewater. A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required.

Special Requirements:
Ability to qualify in CPR, First Aid, Confined Space, Flagger, and as a forklift Operator.  Hepatitis vaccination.

Knowledge of:
• Materials, methods and procedures for the maintenance of the WWTP and lift stations.  
• Computerized parts inventory, work orders, and equipment history database applications.  
• Individual process equipment including programmable logic controllers, motor controls, hydraulic power systems, and mechanical seals.  
• AC and DC motor theory and principles of variable frequency drives.  
• Potential mechanical and electrical hazards and required safety precautions.
• Federal, state and local government regulations.

Ability to:
• Effectively communicate both orally and in writing, technical information to management and fellow employees.  
• Read and interpret technical specifications, plans and reports; prepare operational reports and extensive equipment history records.
• Ability to read blueprints and engineering drawings.
• Operate all equipment and tools normally associated with construction and repair activities in an industrial plant.  
• Accurately align and perform skilled repair of rotating machinery.  Analyze and research complex maintenance problems and formulate alternative cost estimates, priority, and recommendations.  
• Organize and schedule work, and train other employees. Work independently.  
• Work safely around 480-volt electrical equipment.  
• Effectively implement and participate in all federal, state and local government regulations.

Skill in:
• Basic computer skills, reading and understanding prints, blueprints and calculate mathematical problems.

Examination Process

Applicants can apply on-line at http://www.BremertonWA.gov/169/Current-Jobs, or application packets may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Cobweb, or by calling (360) 473-5348.  

Required Application Materials:  City application and personal résumé are required.  Incomplete application packets will not be considered.  Required application materials must be returned to the Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.  The City of Bremerton is NOT responsible for errors of any kind with faxed or e-mailed application packets.  Original signature is required on paper application forms.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to carefully list all pertinent experience and training.

Appraisal of Experience and Education/Training:  At this initial review, application packets may be evaluated entirely on the basis of information you provided in the completed City application form.  Applicants should include all relevant information on the City application.  Applicant’s education, training, and experience will be assessed.  The passing score is 70%.  The top qualifying candidates will be invited to participate further in the examination process.  Meeting or exceeding qualifications does not guarantee the applicant will be invited to participate in the oral examination process.
Oral Examination:  A panel will evaluate the applicant’s training, experience, and ability to perform the job.

Placement on the eligibility list is determined by weighted examination scores as follows:
Appraisal of application packet regarding Experience and Education/Training -
Passing Score 70% - Weight 40%
Oral Examination - Passing Score 70% - Weight 60%

Applicants must achieve a score of 70% or better on each portion of the exam in order to be placed on the hiring list.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES:  Applicants with disabilities who will need special accommodation for examination must advise Human Resources no later than one (1) week prior to the scheduled examination so that appropriate arrangements can be made. (360) 473-5348.

LEGAL and REGULATORY EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

Fair Labor Standards Act: The classification is non-exempt under the laws of Fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage and overtime provisions.

Representation: The classification is included in the bargaining unit pursuant to the Recognition Article of the current labor agreement between the City of Bremerton and the Teamsters Local 589.

Civil Service: The classification is excluded from the City's Civil Service System.

Appointment and Removal Authority: The position is filled by appointment by the Department Head.  Removal is by action of the Department Head in conformance with Human Resources Policies.

This classification specification does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and employee.  It is subject to change by the City, with the approval of Human Resources, as the needs of the City and requirements change.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
It is the policy of the City of Bremerton to offer equal employment opportunity to all individuals. The City of Bremerton will administer all actions with respect to employment practices in compliance with federal, state and local laws, and will not discriminate in any employment practice on the basis of age (40+), sex, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, marital status, military status, or the presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability.

ADA Statement
The City of Bremerton does not discriminate on the basis of disability in programs and activities, which it operates pursuant to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and ADA Amendments Act.  This policy extends to both employment and admission to participation in the programs, services and activities of the City of Bremerton.  Reasonable accommodation for employees or applicants for employment will be provided.

The City of Bremerton is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.

 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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