Status: Full-time position
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Deadline Date: 10/31/13
Job Summary: The BDD Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for performing highly skilled maintenance, troubleshooting, installation and repair of the BDD facility and advanced and conventional water treatment plant equipment and systems.
Qualifications: The BDD Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for performing highly skilled maintenance, troubleshooting, installation and repair of the BDD facility and advanced and conventional water treatment plant equipment and systems.
Duties: Leads and directs repair and maintenance activities for all BDD facilities, including raw and finished water pumping and conveyance systems; chemical feed systems, pre-treatment, conventional and advanced treatment processes, wash water and treatment process residuals management facilities. Distributes and reviews work performed by assigned employee(s) on a daily basis.
Coordinates required staffing needs; schedules or approves daily work; provides general input on employee performance to BDD Facility and Equipment Maintenance Superintendent; and refers and provides information to BDD Facility and Equipment Maintenance Superintendent regarding issues or concerns which may result in a disciplinary action on assigned employee(s).
Trouble-shoots and diagnoses complex mechanical problems and makes repairs and adjustments on water systems equipment including pumps, and mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components of machines and equipment such as directional valves and solenoids.
Maintains booster and pumping stations, check valves, pumps, motors, pipes and air lines; installs bearings in shafts and motors; repairs pumps; replaces bearings, valves, seals and sleeves and repacks pumps.
Performs preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and repair work, including emergency repairs, on plant equipment. Ensures maintenance and repair work does not compromise regulatory and health and safety requirements.
Maintains comprehensive equipment history using CMMS for all maintenance work performed on equipment and facilities.
Estimates time, materials and equipment required for jobs; and requisitions required materials, parts and equipment for the scheduling and performance of work.
Accurately accounts for and reports usage of replacement parts, supplies and consumable items.
Reads and interprets blueprints, as built drawings, maintenance and technical manuals for equipment.
Uses mechanical repair/fabrication equipment such as machine lathe, pipe threading machine, hand grinders, drills, voltage meters, etc. Uses common hand and power tools and precision electrical and electronic testing instruments to repair water treatment equipment. Welds, cuts, fabricates, brazes and repairs heavy equipment parts.
Operates light and heavy equipment such as forklifts, trenchers, loaders and/or backhoes, industrial vac equipment and dump trucks.
Assists in on-the-job training for maintenance staff.
Troubleshoots and performs routine repairs and modifications to ventilation and HVAC systems.
Ensures adherence to safe work practices and procedures by adhering to all lock-out tag-out procedures, drawings, job safety procedures, confined space procedures, Material Safety Data Sheets, wearing appropriate PPE for the job and following work instructions.
Operates a PC and associated computer programs.
: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the city application form. Submit City of Santa Fe Application by one of the following methods: Fill out application at Human Resources Department, City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM; mail application to P.O. Box 909, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0909; or fax application to (505) 955-6810. Applications may be downloaded from our website: www.santafenm.gov; or apply online at www.santafenm.gov. Applications become public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection upon request. When required of the position, attach a copy of certification(s) or license(s). Copies of high school diploma/GED & college degree must be provided at time of interview. Pre-placement physical exams are required for some positions. Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.