Water/Wastewater Mechanic

Albany, GA 31706

Posted: 11/05/2018 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 166682 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Mechanic performs preventive and corrective maintenance on water/wastewater treatment plants and related facilities equipment on an assigned shift

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

Performs other duties as required

Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required

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

Two years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment

Possess a valid driver’s license         

Knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in the construction, repair, and operation of engines, pumps, and other mechanical equipment related to water/wastewater treatment plant operations and procedures

Knowledge of the operations of internal combustion engines and electrical pump motors; safe work practices

Ability to enter data into a computer maintenance management system                                        

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

                                               

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.

Holly Lewis

Holly Lewis is a senior recruiter at HKA Enterprises with 7 years of experience in the industry. Holly specializes in the placement of employees in the water/watewater industry. Her advice for job seekers is to always setup voicemail and remember to check it regularly. Holly prefers to be contacted via email or phone.
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