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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,
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
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
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 :
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
Service Above Self
Excellence in All We Do