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Job Ref:  1400014
Organization:  City of Sugar Land
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Texas (TX)
City:  Sugar Land
Salary and Benefits:  $18.76 - $21.57 Hourly
01/29/2014

At the City of Sugar Land, we are looking for people driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged, and are committed to public service. Our champion employees are a driving factor for making Sugar Land “One of America's Best".

The Public Works Department has an opening for a Mechanic. The primary responsibility of the Mechanic is to perform preventive and corrective maintenance on water treatment plant and related facilities equipment on an assigned shift.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

•Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on buildings, structures, grounds, machinery and equipment

•Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunctions; replaces packing in pumps or valves; replaces bearings in motors, pumps, and other equipment; tunes engines, sets valve clearance, cleans, and adjusts regulators

•Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and to prevent recurrences

•Installs and sets up new equipment

•Cleans out pipes and performs other plumbing and pipe fitting tasks as required

•Uses gas and/or arc welding equipment to heat, cut, braze, or weld

•Performs duties of electrician or painter in their absence

•Assists in keeping maintenance records

•Communicates effectively at all levels regarding recommended maintenance and repair procedures

•Follows written and oral instructions

•Performs other duties as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

•Some trade school education with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical equipment and metal fabrication

•Five years’ maintenance/management experience

•Previous work experience in a municipality is preferred

•Valid Texas Driver License

APPLICATIONS MAY BE COMPLETED ONLINE AT: www.sugarlandtx.gov. This position is open until filled and may close at any time without notice



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