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Wastewater Mechanic

Westerly, RI 02891

Posted: 05/17/2024 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 192666 Pay Rate: $25-$30 per hour

Job Description

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.

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


Based in Westerly, Rhode Island, this position would perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. Position will eventually be 'on-call' once training is complete. Potential for overtime, weekend, holiday work. Willing to train a candidate who has mechanical ability.

Individual would take day-to-day direction from the Lead Mechanic or Project Manager.
Individual will be responsible to operate and maintain the mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and chemical systems in a wastewater treatment facility.
Understand the principles associated with pumps, motors, controls, valves, pipes and power sources to process wastewater.
Read and understand technical manuals, blueprints, drawings and service bulletins.
Prepare and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment, as specified.
Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, electrical, chemical or control system malfunctions.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Experience and functional knowledge of Word, Excel and the ability to learn moderately complex software programs.
Ability to work with the general public in a respectful, tactful manner.
Ability to work with limited direction.

Job Requirements


Driving will be required for this position. Ability to work well in a team setting. Experience in an industrial or trade background.

Self motivating with attention to detail. Ability to use computer based programs Word, Excel, Email, CMMS systems and other various programs.

Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems.

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.

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