Technical Maintenance Person (Elec / Mech)

Purpose/Customer Impact:To provide the District with testing, repairs and maintenance of all electrical/mechanical equipment in support of the Operations Department.

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to: Chief Wastewater Operator, may also report to Special Projects Teams

Direct Reports: None


Interrelationships: Daily contact with wastewater and water systems employees.

Independent Action: Limited direct supervision and decision making authority.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance, repair and overhaul of pumps, generators, aerators, screens, boilers, chlorinators, valves and similar electrical/mechanical equipment and appurtenances.
  • Periodically inspect and test equipment for malfunction and determine needed repairs.
  • Install, set up and test new equipment. Modify and maintain installed equipment.
  • Answer all calls for troubleshooting of equipment and facilities. Perform standby duty.
  • Direct personnel assigned to assist in their areas of responsibility.
  • Assist Technical Maintenance Foreperson in on the job training of new personnel.
  • Perform standby duty.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Essential Job Functions:Sitting, standing, walking, climbing, reaching, bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, visual accuracy, clear verbal and written communications, lifting (max 50lbs), driving..

Minimum Requirements:An individual must be able to perform Essential Job Functions and Accountability satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
  • Graduation from a vocational training school in electrical/mechanical maintenance plus two years of electrical/mechanical maintenance experience, or any equivalent combination of experiences and training.
  • Possess a valid Class C Driver's License, with a clean driving record.
  • Possession of a Journeyman, Electrical License, preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical/mechanical problems encountered on the job and take appropriate corrective actions.
  • Willingness to pursue required training.
  • Ability to understand, follow and relay oral and written instructions or descriptions encountered on the job.
  • Ability to meet approved physical and medical standards.
  • Must be physically able to complete necessary tasks while wearing an approved respirator, as required.
  • Basic computer skills; e-mail, MS Word, Excel and maintenance programs, etc.
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