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187656 Wastewater Mechanic in Training

Pembroke Pnes, FL 33027

Posted: 02/06/2023 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 187656 Pay Rate: $18.50 per hour

Job Description

HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.

Monday-Thursday, 8AM-5PM


  • Perform scheduled maintenance on wastewater and water plant equipment, piping, electrical components, and structures.
  • Assist in repair and/or replacement of water and wastewater plant motors, pumps, and associated equipment.
  • Assist electrician in repair and/or replacement of electrical motors, panels, and components.
  • Work within confined spaces such as sewage/water equipment tanks.
  • Operate and maintain equipment in accordance with manufacturer instructions.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must be able to adequately perform periodic heavy manual labor under adverse conditions.
  • Must have dependable safety and work record.
  • Must have valid driver’s License.
  • Ability to both understand and communicate oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to investigate, interpret, and complete work order forms.
  • Work with various equipment including hydraulic and/or manually operated hoist, portable power tools, volt/amp meters and other electronic diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to work with the public and fellow employees in a professional and effective manner.
  • Ability to read and comprehend work orders, equipment/tool manuals, safety manuals, computer screen, computer print outs, and other printed and/or written material as it relates to the job.
  • Ability to identify and comprehend colors as they relate to traffic and/or road signs, safety equipment, utility markings, electrical wiring, pump diagrams, and other utility related materials.
  • Ability to hear and understand instructions and directions given in the English language and spoken in a normal tone of voice with someone face-to-face and over the phone.
  • Hear verbal warnings and basic instructions given by co-workers while working in noisy environments, confined spaces or in the immediate vicinity of heavy equipment, and/or lift station pumps/motors that are in operations.
  • Ability to use a variety of manually operated and/or electric/pneumatic powered handheld tools such as, but not necessarily limited to, socket wrenches, open end box wrenches, screw drivers, drills, impact drivers, and saws in an efficient and effective manner.
  • At times, may be required to use such tools while bending, kneeling, stooping, standing, sitting, and/or stretching.
  • May be required to use such tools while moving laterally in any of the above-mentioned positions or while standing on a ladder and/or scaffold.
  • May also be required to use any such tools while retaining any of these positions for uninterrupted periods up to two hours.
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs. and carry such items over uneven terrain and load/unload them from vehicle.
  • Will be required to assist and/or work with others in the set up and operation of any such equipment that weighs over 50 lbs. Work while standing on uneven and/or wet surfaces.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces such as small above ground lift station structures, underground or "can" type lift stations, lift station wet wells, lift station valve vaults, sewer manholes and excavated holes/ditches.
  • At times such work may continue for extended periods.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces that may have toxic atmospheres while wearing lifeline connected safety harness and/or self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Ability to work in and around raw sewage while wearing protective gear.
  • Ability to work during night and/or early morning hours or for extended periods when required.
  • Ability to work and perform manual labor for extended periods in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform periodic heavy labor as required.
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude while working with others in confined spaces and/or under situations of duress.
  • Ability to participate in weekly rotating "after hours" call out duty that requires prompt response on a 24-hour bases including weekends and holidays.
  • During such times responsible decision making is required within the guidelines of established procedures.
  • Ability to handle and work around liquid de-greaser and other such solvents.

Additional Information

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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Dillon Anderson
Craft Recruiter

Dillon joined our team in April of 2020, and has been one of our lead craft recruiters here at HKA. Funny, diligent, and a great support system for his clients and potential candidates, Dillon thrives on making sure he brings 110% everyday.  

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