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Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic 2

Company: City of Eugene
Location: Eugene
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Job Description:

General Statement of DutiesThe City of Eugene Public Works Wastewater Division has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic 2 with a generous comprehensive benefit package including insurance benefits, retirement, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Click to view more information on Employee Benefits.The Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic 2 performs journey-level equipment maintenance including assigned limited lead role responsibilities with minimal instruction and supervision; responsible for a variety of mechanical duties in a large complex activated sludge wastewater treatment plant and related off-site facilities. This position may require areas of specialization such as welding and fabrication, pump repair, industrial engine maintenance, or other specialized skills listed below. Tours of the Wastewater Treatment Plant are encouraged. To schedule a tour please contact Jon Diller at 541 682-8606.This position requires a competent and seasoned professional in all phases of industrial plant maintenance; required to work overtime on an assigned and callout basis as deemed necessary by the City during emergency situations.Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic 2:Salary - $57,096- $71,198 /AnnuallyTotal Compensation (Salary & Benefits) - $99,594 - $119,089 /AnnuallyApplication Deadline: Friday, September 4, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.Accepting on-line applications only.The City of Eugene is located in the Willamette Valley, which offers a wide range of recreational activities to residents and visitors. Home to the University of Oregon, Eugene is a progressive community with engaged residents, a vibrant arts community and is known as Track Town USA; hosting national and international track and field events. Eugene offers many of the amenities of a larger city while retaining the feel and characteristics of a smaller city including a strong sense of community and a short commute to work with little traffic congestion.Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the followingInstalls, troubleshoots, and maintains pumps, some with packing and some with mechanical seals, centrifugal blowers, methane fired engine generators, and other specialized equipment used in processing and handling of domestic and industrial sewage and sludge.Installs, maintains, and repairs pumps, compressors, blowers, sludge processing and handling equipment, and other equipment commonly found in wastewater industry and used in treatment and handling of sewage.Performs routine preventive equipment maintenance inspections in an industrial setting; monitors and records equipment condition indicators.Performs preventive maintenance lubrication on various types of large industrial equipment, valves, and gates.Performs routine and major maintenance; monitors and troubleshoots methane powered engine generators.Responsible for work orders and planning of assigned work or projects.May be assigned limited lead role responsibilities.Makes necessary equipment adjustments and repairs as established by maintenance procedures and individual experience.May serve on committees such as the Wastewater Division Safety Committee, Environmental Management System (EMS) Team, or other active roles dealing with the business of the Wastewater Division.Assists Maintenance Supervisor and/or Maintenance Lead in scheduling work to be performed; schedules necessary equipment shutdowns in collaboration, as necessary, with other work sections.Under direction of the Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Lead, may develop and/or modify mechanical maintenance procedures.Under direction of the Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Lead, may train others in proper maintenance techniques, equipment operation, and/or safety procedures related to maintenance and/or equipment.May be assigned to work on special maintenance or other technical and complex projects.Performs major, minor, and routine preventive and corrective maintenance at the treatment plant, biosolids facility, pump stations, and other equipment as directed by work orders generated by various work sections and maintenance management system.Troubleshoots and isolates problems in malfunctioning equipment as assigned.Follows safety procedures when isolating equipment, including using proper lockout tag out procedures.Will be required to perform limited fabrication and machine work as assigned.May be assigned to work in anaerobic digesters, wet wells, manholes, or other confined spaces containing sewage, waste, or residue using appropriate personal protective or other safety equipment.Expected to work independently with initiative and high standards of quality and productivity.Responsible for cleaning spills of oil, sludge, and other materials found in the work area; keeping equipment neat, clean, and properly stored; may be required to perform limited custodial work.Maintains computerized and written reports and maintenance work records.Supports and respects diversity in the workplace.Performs other related duties as assigned.QualificationsKnowledge of:Maintenance principles and practices on machinery and equipment used in wastewater treatment or similar industry.Maintenance principles and practices of methane powered engine generators and/or industrial diesel engines.Common industrial lubricants and lubrication systems.Common industrial maintenance safety practices.Ability to:Troubleshoot and correct mechanical problems; perform maintenance on equipment commonly found at a wastewater treatment plant or similar facilities.Follow written and technically complex equipment maintenance procedures commonly found in equipment operations and maintenance manuals.Read and understand complex blueprints and piping schematics commonly found in industry.Perform work assignments in inclement weather conditions and in direct contact with sewage, sludge, or other substances commonly found in the wastewater or similar industry.Perform basic direct-coupled and sheave alignment on rotating-shaft equipment.Evaluate mechanical problems and, with minimal supervision, remedy problems using prior experience and commonly established problem-solving techniques.Lift and carry heavy objects and materials weighing up to 50 pounds safely and without assistance.Climb and work from ladders and scaffolds using proper safety techniques.Wear provided personal protective equipment, such as respirators, hearing protection and gloves as required.Enter and work in confined spaces.Maintain an active phone number and be available, and respond to, emergency calls on nights, holidays, and weekends as necessary.PASS A CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation & ExperienceFour years of progressive technical experience and training that provides the applicable advanced journey level knowledge and skills directly related to Wastewater and/or Industrial process equipment commonly used in the timber industry and manufacturing.Possession of a State of Oregon Journeyman Certificate in a work-related trade (examples of a work related trade include millwright, maintenance mechanic, or welder) or equivalent knowledge/experience.License or CertificateA valid Oregon driver's license, or ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355).Supplemental InformationSelection ProcessApplicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment. Applicants selected to continue in the process will be notified within two-three weeks after the posting deadline.DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE CITY, GENERALLY, ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION (TESTING, INTERVIEWS) WILL BE CONTACTED.CURRENT INFORMATION ABOUT JOB POSTINGS IS AVAILABLE BY going to www.eugene-or.gov/jobs and selecting "Job Posting Status".The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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