Utilities Maintenance Technician - City of Odessa

Status: Full-time position

Location: Odessa, TX

Salary: $2394 monthly

Deadline Date: Until Filled

Date Available:

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, maintain mechanical, piping and structural system and components at the Bob Derrington Water Reclamation Plant, Water Treatment Plant and associated off-site facilities. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Possess a valid Texas A-CDL Driver License or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.

High school diploma or GED certification

Must posses general plant maintenance experience with mechanical components such as pumps, drive trains, bearing assemblies, chemical feed systems and equipment, piping systems and miscellaneous structural component repair.

Special Requirements
Available for 24 hour call

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to read, write, understand and follow oral and written instructions. Possess thorough knowledge of and ability to follow safety procedures and use safety equipment, including self-contained breathing apparatus. Possess good working knowledge of equipment found in the City’s water and wastewater plants or similar operations. Be physically able to perform laboring tasks under varying weather conditions. Ability to work in confined and elevated spaces. Must be skill in the use of typical hand and power tools used in the mechanical repair field such as wrenches, drills, saws, and other equipment. Ability to use large construction such as small carry-deck crane, jackhammer, skid loader, and other power equipment. Ability to drive mid-size trucks. Ability to read and interpret construction plans.

Duties: Troubleshoot and repair plant and off-site facility process equipment, including but not limited to such activities as disassembly of mechanic components, cleaning, repair and reassemble, installation and repair of piping and related systems and fabrication and repair of various structural components.
Clean basins by washing down or other means.
Enter and inspect various basins and reservoirs with some being overhead.
Complete all necessary work orders and related paperwork.
Ensure all tools are maintained in good working order.
Respond to emergency situations.
Work with and in proximity to dangerous chemicals such as chlorine.
Work with maintenance supervisor to determine optimal ways to complete projects
Help train new employees
Apprise supervisor(s) of condition of mechanical plant or equipment when there is a problem and help work to resolve it.
Perform other duties as assigned.

To Apply: Go to https://odessa-tx.peopleadmin.com/postings/1197


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