Plant Maintenance Mechanic
City of Durham, Water Management, Plant Engineering & Maintenance Division
Job Grade 205; hiring range 38,220 – 45,864
Water Management seeks experienced mechanics with working knowledge of water treatment and reclamation facilities or power plant systems and equipment. Use your expertise and skills to help our congenial team provide corrective maintenance & response to equipment failures or malfunctions at the water & wastewater plants, isolating the cause, and overhaul as needed using specifications provided. Work assignments range from calibrations and minor adjustments to repair and overhaul of equipment. Plant crews also serve as backup mechanics to our 60+ sewer pump stations as needed and will be required to rotate and serve stand-by/recall for emergencies often during inclement weather.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Within 9 months: B-CDL w/Tanker endorsement
- 3+ years skilled mechanical maintenance i.e. welding, rigging, fabrication, & equipment repair
- Skilled in welding practices (stick, TIG, MIG, and use of torch)
- Solid rigging experience from basic to critical lifts
- Ability to read and interpret manuals, blueprints, written and oral instructions
- Extensive use and knowledge of OSHA safety especially Lock-out/Tag-out
- Will be expected to [learn how to] operate equipment such as the “Camel” truck & forklift
- NC Grade 1 Wastewater Collections
- AWWA Maintenance Technologist I
- Welding, OSHA Confined Space, and/or Forklift
Generous benefits include 401(k), retirement, retirement health savings account, medical, dental, vision, generous holiday & annual leave plus other available/optional benefits. Salary based on education, certification & experience level.
Apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/durhamnc
Job is open until filled.
EOE Individuals selected for offers of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background investigation. A driver’s license history check is conducted for those selected for interview. You must have the legal right to work in the US. The City will not sponsor any applicant to obtain documentation of that right to work.