Plant Mechanic III

$50,739.73 - $84,565.73 Annually
Jan 14, 2019
Jan 28, 2019
Full Time

Executes the duties of a lead mechanic and performs highly skilled mechanical work. Performs general maintenance tasks such as wet well cleaning, grounds keeping and routine building maintenance. As a lead worker, performs maintenance & repair on various types of specialize machinery located in wastewater pumping stations including wastewater pumps, electric motors, blowers, gasoline and diesel engines, generators, air compressors, trash grinders, other screening equipment and various types of pumps control devices. Performs such maintenance & repair requires the use of shop tools and equipment, grinders, drills press, general power tools and hydraulic pulling & press equipment. Determines the requirement for repair work by both visual inspection and conducting predictive maintenance tests on various equipment. Identifies parts required from equipment diagrams & repair parts lists and secures repairs parts in order to make necessary repair or replacement of machinery. Demonstrates a high degree of initiative & sound independent judgment. Assigns maintenance tasks to subordinate staff & provides supervision, guidance and training to them. Performance of duties is carried out following all safety procedures at all times, this work must be carried out under adverse weather conditions. Maintains records of work required, work performed, repair parts and materials required as well as materials used. Maintains tool and shop equipment inventory as required accomplishing assigned tasks. Responds to pumping station alarms and takes appropriate action. In the absence of pumping station supervisor, assumes the duties of assigning and supervising the work of maintenance crews. Participates in safety training and technical programs. Performs other related duties as required.

Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to the following: graduation from high school, or a GED issued by a state department of education, or completion of a registered apprenticeship program and five years of experience in the maintenance and repair of pumps, motors and other wastewater equipment.

Experienced with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Able to utilize Microsoft Programs such as work and excel. Welding experience and electrical knowledge. Experience in the methods, tool and equipment used machines in the repair, overhaul and preventive maintenance of various types of sophisticated machinery located in wastewater pumping stations.

A valid driver's license.

With or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to lift 50 pounds; ability to operate hoisting equipment. Extensive stooping and extended standing. Frequent exposure to loud noises and rare exposure to airborne substances, routine climbing. Ability to distinguish colors. Has to enter confined spaces with a weight restriction of 310 pounds.

Incumbents within this classification are subject to the following: pre-employment physical and annual thereafter, a criminal background check and driving record check.

Subject to 24 hour call back and must, therefore, be able to work emergency overtime. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions and may be exposed to raw waste or environments generating methane gas.

Requires a five-day work schedule with participation in the trouble response after hour program, which means that the appointee will be subject to 24 hour call-back and must, therefore, be able to work emergency overtime.

Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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