Plant and Equipment Mechanic I/II - Wastewater Mechanic
City of Abilene Texas
hace 4 días



Under immediate supervision (Plant and Equipment Mechanic I) or general supervision

Plant and Equipment Operator II), to perform a variety of skilled work involved in the

maintenance and repair of specialized wastewater and / or water plant equipment,

apparatus, and fixtures including pumps, engine motors, and valves.


Plant and Equipment Mechanic I exercises no supervision.

Plant and Equipment Mechanic II may exercise technical and / or functional supervision

over lower level personnel.

Examples of Duties

Replace water pumps and electrical motor bearings, motors, and related parts. Check for proper operation.

Lubricate and change oil in electrical motors and water pumps.

Perform general building maintenance and repair operations including rough

carpentry, electrical wiring, plumbing, and related activities.

Use a variety of hand tools, cutting and welding equipment, and electrical test


Participate in the procurement of replacement parts and materials.

Plant and Equipment Mechanic II

Disassemble, reassemble, or install impellers, end plates, bearings, seals, timing gears, filters, and radiators; paint pumps, motors, and piping.

Troubleshoot, diagnose malfunctions, and make necessary repairs on

mechanical equipment and related components.

Overhaul, test, and calibrate components including instruments, mega meters,


Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge of :

Standard practices, methods, tools, and materials used in mechanical trades.

Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in the work.

General methods of electrical, carpentry, and general maintenance repairs.

Safe driving principles and practices.

Skill to :

Operate a variety of bench and hand tools, machines and equipment of the

mechanical trades.

Safely operate a motor vehicle.

Ability to :

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in

the course of work, both internally and externally.

Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values Respect, Integrity, Service

Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.

Experience and Training Guidelines :

Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required

knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may

be obtained through : Experience :

Experience :

General maintenance experience with some exposure to mechanical repairs.

Education / Training :

A high school diploma or GED is required.

License or Certificate :

A valid Texas driver's license, the ability to obtain one within ten (10) days of

employment, or a military waiver is required.

Ability to obtain a "D" Wastewater License within one (1) year of employment is


Ability to obtain a "C" Wastewater License within three (3) years of employment

Special Requirements :

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment :

Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, and climb.

With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 75 pounds.

Exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, vibration, confined work space,

chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards.

Ability to travel to different work sites.

Supplemental Information City of Abilene Core Values


  • Demonstrating through our actions that we hold ourselves and our citizens in high enough regard to do what we say we will do, in the timeframe we commit to.
  • Recognizing that everyone has dignity and deserves helpful, courteous, and prompt attention.
  • Consistently doing what is necessary, expected, and required, and when able to do so, exceeding expectations.
  • Integrity

  • Possessing an unwavering commitment to doing the right things right.
  • Consistently adhering to high professional and ethical standards.
  • Keeping commitments to our citizens, co-workers, and others.
  • Service Above Self

  • Being open and approachable to council members, citizens, and our fellow employees at all times.
  • Treating our customers like we would like to be treated.
  • Fostering a servant's heart in ourselves and each other by conscientiously doing what is best for the community in all cases.
  • Passionately committed to serving others.
  • Helping to make our citizens' lives better.
  • Finding ways to say yes.
  • Excellence in All We Do

  • Delivering on promises made, taking personal responsibility for achieving community-minded goals.
  • Leading by example, recognizing the importance of working together to meet everyone's needs, treating everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
  • Sharing resources and information freely.
  • Communicating regularly and honestly with council members, citizens, and employees.
  • Having a can-do attitude.
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