Lead Water/Wastewater Mechanic

Waterbury, CT 06708

Posted: 10/09/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 166641 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Lead Mechanic performs a variety of tasks in the preventive and corrective maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment associated with water/wastewater treatment plants and related facilities equipment        

Assists Project Manager in planning, scheduling, and directing the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of specialized mechanical and electrical equipment, buildings, structures, and grounds

Assists Project Manager in budgeting and estimating cost and time for all aspects of repairs or replacements

Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations

Performs skilled mechanical repair work on water/wastewater treatment plant equipment and related equipment

Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and to prevent recurrences

Assists Project Manager in recordkeeping and prepares routine and special reports

Provides on-the-job training to less experienced employees

Acts for Project Manager in his/her absence

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical and electrical machinery or equipment

Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunctions

Replaces bearings, packing, seals, shafts, sleeves, seats, or other components found in treatment plant equipment

Uses special tools, such as bearing pullers, torch, welding machine, hoist, or other equipment used in the repair of treatment plant equipment

Performs other duties as required


High school diploma or GED required

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

Six years of experience with knowledge of the principles, methods, tools and materials employed in the general operations, maintenance and repair of advanced electrical and mechanical equipment and systems, including: combustion engines, vehicles, electric motors, farm machinery, pumps and related equipment associated with water/wastewater systems

Six years’ experience with maintenance and repair of advanced electrical and mechanical equipment

Possess a valid driver’s license

Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and to enter data into a computerized maintenance management system

Knowledge of safe work practices, supervisory training, and federal and state laws as they pertain to the water/wastewater industry


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Katie Day

Katie Day is a recruiter with HKA Enterprises. While Katie recruits for all industries, her favorite is craft & light industrial. Her advice for job seekers is "Ask questions. Follow up. Don’t be late."

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