Coordinate and perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, repairs, modifications, trouble shooting on existing industrial process machinery including automated wire mesh welders, high speed wire drawing machines, continuous coating machinery, metal shears, and PVC processing/mixing machinery as well as common industrial equipment including process heating/combustion systems, water treatment systems, plumbing systems, and waste water pre-treatment systems, fans, boilers, pumps, piping systems, steam systems, chilled water system, reheat hot water, compressed air system, vacuum system, fire detection and suppression systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment
  • Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of heavy industrial processing machinery
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Perform work in a safe an efficient manner in compliance with company and OSHA rules and regulations
  • With Maintenance Manager, develop and maintain assigned Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Preventative Maintenance Procedures (PMPs) and supporting documentation
  • Support, develop, and utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for work orders, repairs, PMP’s and inventory control, with specific ownership for Work Order component of the CMMS, to include assigning work and reviewing it for completeness.  Maintain critical spare parts inventory for functional area systems and equipment.
  • Support projects and represent Maintenance group on project teams. Project work may involve reviewing drawings/ specifications and providing design input.
  • Work with design/installation teams to ensure proper coordination and confirm compliance with deliverables, contract drawings, codes, and standards.
  • Any other duties as required

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Previous job experience in a similar field required
  • Must have experience with WWT operations and systems
  • Troubleshooting and Repairing – Determine root causes of operating errors and repair complex facilities equipment or systems using necessary tools. Includes determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Oral and Written Comprehension – Ability to understand, read and revise complex Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  Ability to analyze and interpret engineering drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and possess good diagnostic skills
  • Operation Monitoring – Watch and interpret gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure equipment is working properly.  Report and correct (or identify resources needed to correct) equipment deficiencies.
  • Initiative – Position requires high degree of initiative in resolving problems and developing recommendations.  The Maintenance Mechanic uses his or her skills to add innovation and support ongoing operational excellence, completing tasks in creative, effective, and cost-efficient ways
  • Reliability – Demonstrated reliability and an exemplary work record also required –including the willingness and ability to work extended hours, occasional holidays to support maintenance shut-downs, critical repairs and project implementation.
  • Mechanical – Expert knowledge of machines, tools, and critical systems (e.g., building automation systems, and electrical power systems) including their design, operations, repair, and maintenance requirements.
  • Computers – Knowledge of software relevant to Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Safety – Knowledge of relevant OSHA policies and procedures to ensure safe operation of mechanical systems and tools.

 Education and Certifications:

  • Maintain current Grade 1-l (or higher) Wastewater Treatment Operator License
  • Associate degree in Engineering or related field preferred.  Minimum education required is High School Diploma with Trade Certificate.
  • 3-5 years of experience working with complex facilities equipment and systems in a regulated environment