Job Description

Overall Job Objective

ABOUT THE POSITION

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of wastewater facility mechanical, pumping, and process systems, and related equipment at both centralized and remote treatment facilities and pumping stations.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:

This is the intermediate level in the skilled Water Reclamation District (WRD) Mechanical Technician series. Incumbents maintain and repair industrial pumping and wastewater treatment and processing equipment such as pumps, blowers, and generators.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

The WRD Mechanical Technician II takes direction from the WRD Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, but may occasionally take direction from the WRD Mechanical Technician III. Incumbents do not normally supervise any staff assigned to the WRD Mechanical Technician series, but may serve as lead workers when so directed.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent AND two (2) years of full-time experience in mechanical, electrical, or facility-related trades. Equivalent combinations of education/experience may be considered.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work with exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances found in wastewater treatment process. Work out of doors in all weather conditions. Performs standby duties as required.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of appointment. Must possess a valid Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Plant Maintenance Technologist Grade II Certification, or candidate must possess a valid Plant Maintenance Technologist Grade II Certificate, or equivalent, within another state. If a non-NWEA certification is held the candidate, within one year of hire, must obtain, either through reciprocity or test, a NWEA Plant Maintenance Technologist Grade II Certificate.

Some positions may require a crane operator's certification through the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operator's (NCCCO) within twenty-four (24) months from the date of hire. Some positions may require confined space entry certification.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs preventive maintenance and repairs for industrial wastewater plant and lift/pump station mechanical equipment; follows and completes work according to established periodic maintenance schedules; inspects and performs semi-skilled and skilled craft work in the installation, maintenance and repair of pumps, valves, motors, chemical dosing systems, compressors, blowers, hydraulic and electromechanical systems and components common in wastewater treatment and processing; observes safety precautions when working with energized equipment; ensures that all installation, maintenance and repair work is performed to code; reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects; maintains and services hand and power tools related to the trade; contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and participating as an active member of a work team; maintains records of work performed and materials used utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System; occasionally operates construction equipment, forklifts and mini crane lifting equipment; drives District vehicles to plant work sites and transports materials and assists as required; may work from lift trucks and other aerial devices. Performs additional duties as necessary.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical plant or related maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

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