- High school graduate with an aptitude for mechanics.
- Vocational school or technical training in maintenance preferred.
- Requires a minimum of three years experience as a maintenance mechanic.
- Must have a thorough knowledge of mechanical theory and practice.
- Must have a broad knowledge of occupational hazards and safe work practices.
- Must have experience with or have the ability to learn and apply all applicable requirements pertaining to hazardous waste operations.
- Must understand equipment and structures unique to a water utility.
- Must have the ability to perform mathematical calculations.
- Must have a broad knowledge of measuring devices such as micrometers, depth gauges, calipers, dial indicators.
- Must be able to climb water towers or other structures when required.
- Must be well organized and able to handle a wide variety of assignments.
- Must communicate well in English both orally and in writing.
- Must be cooperative; a team player.
- Must have a means to be contacted for emergency call-out.
- Must possess a valid driver's license and continually meet WaterOne driving standards.
- Must be able to pass a post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background investigation (may not apply to current employees)
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS (*Essential functions)
- Must be able to move or transport equipment, tools, and other items weighing up to 100 lbs. occasionally; up to 50 lbs. frequently.*
- Must be able to frequently position self to install, remove, or maintain equipment and other items.*
- Must be able to move from one location to another frequently.*
- Must be able to operate a vehicle.*
- Must be able to distinguish colors.*
- Must be able to ascend and descend ladders to work on equipment.*
- Must be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day.*
- Must be able to meet qualifications for using air purifying and air supplied respiratory protection.*
Protective equipment, including but not limited to personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, may be required and shall be maintained in the sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of process or environment, chemical hazards, or mechanical hazard encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.