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PLANT MECHANIC I/II- Thornton Water Plant job in Thornton

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Organization:  City of Thornton
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Colorado (CO)
City:  Thornton
Post Code:  80229
Salary and Benefits:  $20.31 - $29.99 HOURLY PLUS BENEFITS
06/27/2013

PLANT MECHANIC I/II

APPLICATIONS MAY BE COMPLETED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofthornton.net Job #13159

SALARY
$20.31 - $29.99 HOURLY
PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, July 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM
(Position Opened: Wednesday, June 26, 2013)

STATUS: REGULAR FULL-TIME
FLSA NON-EXEMPT/CAREER SERVICE INCLUDED

WORK HOURS: STANDARD 40 HOUR WORKWEEK

PROBATION: ONE YEAR (IF NOT CURRENTLY A CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE)

SUMMARY:
Under specified supervision, performs scheduled maintenance and mechanical repair of raw and potable water treatment facilities equipment and machinery.

Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from level I or, when filled from the outside, require previous and directly related experience. Level and starting salary will depend upon the successful candidate's education, knowledge, training, experience, and certifications.

Plant Mechanic I:
Under immediate supervision, this is the entry-level position in the Plant Mechanic series. Incumbents generally have limited related work experience. Incumbents within this classification perform routine and less complex duties and responsibilities and steadily receive more complex duties and responsibilities as experience is gained.

Plant Mechanic II:
Under general supervision, this is the journey-level position in the Plant Mechanic series. This classification is distinguished from level I by performing more complex repairs and the full array of duties associated with the series. Employees at this level receive occasional instruction or assistance, and are fully skilled in the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

Performs scheduled preventative maintenance, mechanical repair and installation of machinery and equipment. Adjusts, lubricates, aligns, diagnoses and replaces equipment as required. Develops daily and routine maintenance schedules. Maintains service records, parts inventory and specifications for machinery and equipment for implementation of the preventative maintenance program. Monitors and maintains water supply system, storage tank levels and pump station flow and pressure. Pre-treats water source lakes with appropriate chemicals, using a boat. Monitors and maintains wastewater lift stations; performs maintenance on machinery, including lift station pumps, submersible pumps, electric and gas driven motors, control generators, compressors, and gear drives. Monitors and maintains chemical feed and aeration facilities; reads charts, gauges, and meters to determine the status of the water supply and distribution system. Assists with chemical deliveries at the water plant. Maintains a 24-hour on-call status for emergency situations as scheduled. May serve on-call status on a rotating basis for snow removal. May work a varying schedule and/or shift. May be required to work overtime. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Experience:
Plant Mechanic I:
High school diploma or GED; one year of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair work. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Plant Mechanic II:
High school diploma or GED; two years’ experience in mechanical maintenance and repair work, preferably in water plant operations. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid Colorado Class B Commercial driver's license with a safe driving record.

TESTING PROCEDURES:
Your application will be used as a screening tool. Completeness and accuracy are important!

Review and screening of applications/resumes;
Oral Board Examination with Passing Point of 70%;
Background Investigation – Acceptable / Unacceptable;
Physical Exam – Acceptable / Unacceptable;
Drug Test - Acceptable / Unacceptable.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE COMPLETED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofthornton.net Job #13159

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 



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