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Journey Level Mechanic - Treatment

Company: San Antonio Water System
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Starting hourly rate: $22.9365. Rate of pay depends on qualifications.

Job Description


The Journey Level Mechanic - Treatment is responsible for the intermediate level maintenance and complex repair of equipment and facilities. Position will support multiple facilities with varying processes, equipment and functional requirements.


* Troubleshoots, diagnoses and resolves complex non-routine water or wastewater facility machinery, piping and equipment problems.
* Performs predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance duties.
* Develops and submits technical specifications for repair parts and equipment.
* Tracks and records information required in work order documents.
* Creates reports with and enters data into the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and uses Microsoft Office.
* Performs advanced level diagnostic tests to resolve routine to complex problems.
* Repairs plant machinery and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, welding equipment, ladders, confined space equipment, PPE, squares, rules, micrometers, and other tools.
* Dismantles, constructs, fabricates, and assembles various components of facilities, industrial machinery or equipment.
* Performs confined space entries in hazardous environments.
* Participates in planning efforts such as safety committees, work planning groups, and special project teams.
* Coordinates with all organizational groups, crafts, and operational staff.
* Trains and mentors other employees.
* Leads work teams as required.
* Monitors mechanical equipment and makes functional adjustments.
* Cleans and lubricates machinery and equipment according to specifications.
* Furnishes mechanical recommendation when ordering new parts, machinery and equipment.
* Demonstrates a working knowledge of other maintenance crafts.
* Promotes and practices a safe working environment.
* Applies intermediate to advanced principles of mechanical maintenance and industrial safety.
* Reads O & M manuals, as-built drawings, block maps, schematics, and construction plans.
* Establishes and maintains effective working relationship and public relations.
* May operate a forklift, powered vertical lifting equipment, utility truck, crane, combination unit, water tanker or other heavy equipment.
* Performs work in accordance with TCEQ, OSHA and other applicable regulatory requirements.
* Evaluates construction drawings and makes recommendations.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


* Receives general supervision.
* Acts as a team leader.
* May refer highly complex issues to higher levels.


* High School diploma orGeneral Education Development (GED) Certificate.
* Four years' experience performing repairs and maintenance in the mechanicaltrade.
* Training on Confined Space, HAZMAT Awareness, Lock Out Tag Out, Supervising for Safety, Fit Testing, Electrical Safety and other certifications asrequired.
* Ability to report to work on time, maintain a good attendance record, and work all designated work schedules.
* Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License.


* Class "C" Wastewater Treatment OperatorsLicense.


* Ability to apply intermediate to advanced math and measurement principles such as multiplication and division of decimals andfractions.
* Ability to apply intermediate computer skills and the ability to use a computerized maintenance management system.
* Ability to proficiently use materials, tools, and equipment commonly used in maintenance or repair of industrialfacilities.
* Contact with internal and external customers, contractors, andvendors.
* Communicates effectively, verbally and inwriting.


Physical requirements include lifting/carrying up to 90 pounds occasionally and pushing/pulling a maximum force of 150 pounds. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, climbing, bending, crawling, squatting, kneeling and working in cramped and strained positions for extended periods of time to perform job scope. Also, subject to climbing up to 200 feet in height.

Working conditions are primarily outside with frequent exposure to inclement weather; wastewater; mechanical, electrical, chemical and confined space hazards; offensive fumes; excessive noise; heavy traffic; deep excavations; and animals, snakes and poisonous insects. May be required to comply with requirements as specified in applicable regulations for personal protective equipment, including clearance for use of respiratory protection and other associated protective equipment. Operates company vehicle on a daily basis.

May be required to work hours other than regular daytime schedules such as shift work, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Keywords: San Antonio Water System, San Antonio , Journey Level Mechanic - Treatment, Engineering , San Antonio, Texas

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