TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
- Travels to and inspects booster pump stations to ensure pumps, motors, valves, controls and related equipment are operating satisfactorily and to ensure the facility’s building and grounds are secure;
- Performs preventative maintenance activities on the water system’s operating equipment, such as greasing and oiling pumps and motor bearings, etc;
- Monitors the water distribution system operations at a computer terminal station and keyboards operating directions to activate, de-activate and control the system’s radio-controlled valves, pumps and motors;
- Utilizes automated processing systems to maintain required water pressures and volumes;
- Disassembles and repairs pumps, valves and other operating equipment and machines of the water distribution system;
- Performs a variety of housekeeping and custodial tasks to ensure a clean and safe work environment; Receives telephone calls regarding low pressure or no water complaints and implements corrective action; Maintains records and reports the daily shifts activities.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Good knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of pumps and motors and high voltage switchgear; good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water measurement devices; good knowledge of the safety precautions to be exercised in connection with electric pump operations; good knowledge of the operation of computer terminals and screens; ability to make repairs to mechanical equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to read, interpret and record gauges and meters used in regulating pumps; mechanical aptitude; alertness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
(A) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one (1) year of experience in the operation and maintenance of electric pumps and auxiliary equipment, or in the design or drafting of water or hydraulic systems; or:
(B) Five (5) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of electric pumps and auxiliary equipment, or in the design or drafting of water or hydraulic systems; or:
(C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).
Special Requirements: Possession of a valid driver’s license with the appropriate class and endorsement to operate the vehicle assigned.
NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.