Utility Plant Mechanic 1 - Maryville, TN

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Utility Plant Mechanic 1 - Maryville, TN

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Utility Plant Mechanic I

Position Description:
Utility Plant Mechanics repair and maintain machinery and equipment in the City of Maryville Water Filtration Plant, Wastewater Treatment Plant, and stations throughout the system. Utility Plant Mechanics work four (4) ten- hour shifts and rotate on-call status on weekends. A complete job description and required application are located on the City of Maryville website: www.maryvillegov.com/jobs.

Performs repairs on pump motors and related equipment used for water or wastewater treatment lift stations, wells, storage tanks, etc.
• Uses hand, bench and machine tools in the repair and maintenance of pumps, valves and other plant machinery.
• Checks and performs maintenance and repairs on pump stations.
• Adjusts, replaces and repairs bearings, shafts, sleeves and other parts.
• Makes periodic inspections of equipment to ensure that equipment is functioning properly.
• Monitors operation of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System; repairs and/or replaces electrical services and related components.
• Performs various carpentry tasks in connection with maintenance tasks.
• Performs manual cleaning and preventive maintenance duties as assigned; performs routine building and grounds maintenance.
• Lubricates and changes oil in equipment and motors.
• Designs and fabricates parts for various types of equipment.
• Performs various welding tasks in connection with repair activities.

Education/Experience/Skills Required:
• General knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of the mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components of water treatment and pump station equipment.
Proficient in the use and care of trade tools.
• General knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the work.
• Some knowledge in the use of standard office equipment, associated software and preparing reports.
• Ability to perform heavy manual work often under adverse conditions.
• Ability to make arithmetic computations, compute rates, ratios and percentages.
• Ability to follow oral and written directions.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

High school diploma or GED required.
Experience installing, repairing, and maintaining water treatment and pump station equipment preferred.

Pay is depending on experience and certifications. Starting hourly pay rate is $17.30
City of Maryville benefits include comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, retirement pension with Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, Section 457 retirement plan, Roth IRA, and 24- hour access to onsite fully equipped fitness center.

Application Instructions:
A City of Maryville employment application is required for consideration. An electronic application is available on our website, www.maryvillegov.com/jobs. Paper applications are available in the front lobby of the Maryville Municipal Building, 400 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville, TN 37801. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter (if applicable) by email to humanresources@maryville-tn.gov, by fax to 865-273-3434 or in person in Human Resources.