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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC I

Company: Ad-Vance Talent Solutions
Location: Plant City
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

PAY RATE $16.03/HR - Position Summary: -Under the general supervision of the Mechanical Electrical Foreman III, the Maintenance Mechanic I is responsible for assisting the crew leader with the maintenance and repair of lift stations and/or wells. This position requires knowledge of electrical and mechanical tools, basic knowledge and experience related to electricity, safety procedures and a mechanical background with the ability to assemble and disassemble machinery. -Essential Duties and Responsibilities: [These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.] -Assists in preventive maintenance and scheduled maintenance of lift station equipment. Assist in the repair and/or replacement of motors, pumps and all associated equipment in lift stations and piping or structural components that require replacement. -Assists in the checking and maintenance of equipment such as motors, blowers, pumps, compressors, chemical feeders, rotary distributors and flotation units. -Assists in performing scheduled preventive maintenance and repairing a variety of water/wastewater related equipment. -Learns to fabricate or repair products (motors, machine parts, etc.) using a cutting torch and welder. -Assists in the pulling, troubleshooting and repairing of motors, starters, relays, regulators, pumps, soft starts, programmable logic controllers and many other items related to utilities. -Assists in the maintenance of the Lakeland/Plant City potable water interconnect. -Assists in the installation of well pumps, motors, and related equipment. -Assists in the preventative and corrective maintenance to Collection System lift stations, grounds and associated equipment. -Inspects pull chains on pumps and replace as needed. Inspects wear-rings and impellers on pumps. Exercises plug valves at the station. Cleans and inspects check valves at the stations. Checks operation of float switches in the station. Inspects wire ties on float and power cords and replace as needed. -Washes down pumping station, assists in vacuum cleaning of station, removes rags and debris from floats and electrical power cords. -Assists in installation or replacement of equipment and machinery; participates in major plant installation and equipment overhauls. -May operate heavy machinery including; electrical meters, forklift, cranes and front loader. -Assists with the maintenance of 4 water storage tanks; painting, cleaning, etc. Assists with repairing and cleaning of salt tanks. Assists with the maintenance and repair of 8 - 2000 gallon chlorine tanks and if they cannot be repaired, assists with the installation of new tanks. -Assists with concrete work and performs basic carpentry work in lift station repair, and other work as required. -Learns to use a handheld scanner for computer checks. Scans barcodes on motors, pumps, etc. -Maintains records and logs as needed. -Follows the direction of Maintenance Mechanic III. -Works a rotating twenty-four hour, seven-day on-call shift for emergency coverage within 12 months. -All employees will be cross-trained in water, waste water, and/or reclaimed water for equivalent positions. The employee may be directed to change positions at any time of employment without notice on a permanent or temporary basis. - -Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty or responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities; education and/or experience; and certificates or licenses required in order to fill the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. - -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: -Work with various hand and power tools.Follow oral and written instructions.Take independent action without constant supervision.Make logical decisions based on training and experience.Work in or around wastewater and related jobs.Work in a responsible manner when dealing with coworkers. Must be dedicated to providing support to other employees in a team atmosphere. Must be in good physical condition working outside in the elements performing extensive lifting and mechanical repairs.Must be willing to work in different areas of the department or city as required.Must be able to work in confined spaces and underground. -Education and Experience: -Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.1 year experience and or training related to mechanical and electrical projects.Additional training and experience will be required. -Certificates and Licenses: -Valid Florida Driver's License Forklift CertificationConfined Space Entry CertificationF. E. M. A. IS-100, IS-200, IS-700 -Environmental Conditions - -Supervisory Responsibilities: - -Essential Physical Abilities:Code:Constant = 2/3 or more of the time Frequent = from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time Occasional = up to 1/3 of the time N/A = Not applicable -Physical SkillsConstantFrequentOccasionalN/AHeavy lifting (45 lbs. and over)X - - -Moderate lifting (15 to 44 lbs.) - -X -Light lifting (under 15 lbs.)X - - -Heavy carrying (45 lbs. and over)X - - -Moderate carrying (14 to 44 lbs.) - -X -Light carrying (under 15 lbs.)X - - -Reaching above shoulderX - - -Use of fingersX - - -Both hands requiredX - - -Climbing (use of legs and arms) -X - -Climbing (legs only) - - - -Good near visionX - - -Good distant visionX - - -Both eyes required - - - -Depth perception - - - -Distinguishing basic colorsX - - -Distinguishing shades of colors - - - -Good hearing (with or without hearing aid)X - - -Straight pulling - -X -Pulling hand over hand - -X -PushingX - - -WalkingX - - -StandingX - - -Crawling - -X -Kneeling - -X -Bending - -X -Balancing - -X -StoopingX - - -Jumping - - - -Running - - - -ThrowingX - - -Driving (cars, small vans, pick-ups, etc.)X - - -Driving & operating (heavy equip., trucks, etc.) - -X -Other - - - - - - - -Environmental Conditions:Code:Constant = 2/3 or more of the time Frequent = from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time Occasional = up to 1/3 of the time N/A = Not applicable -EnvironmentConstantFrequentOccasionalN/AWork Inside - -X -Work Outside -X - -In the Heat -X - -In the Cold - -X -In High Humidity - -X -In Dampness or ChillinessX - - -In Dry ConditionsX - - -In or with Noisy Conditions -X - -In Darkness - -X -In or with Dusty ConditionsX - - -With Silica, Asbestos, etc. - - - -With Fumes or GasesX

Keywords: Ad-Vance Talent Solutions, Lakeland , MAINTENANCE MECHANIC I, Engineering , Plant City, Florida

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