Background: This position falls under the Authority’s Support Services Department which provides support in the form of mechanical, building and grounds maintenance, vehicle maintenance and repair as well as any and all other support services as required by the Authority, including but not limited to the maintenance and operation of the Authorities entire collection systems (pumping stations, force mains, interceptors etc.). Persons holding this position are expected to demonstrate skills, abilities and work ethics that will serve to provide limited personalized instruction, guidance as well as to mentor subordinate positions within the Authority and promote the growth and advancement of other employees in those positions. Persons working in this position shall take direction from management and leaders in carrying out workloads, goals, and objectives and shall act as a liaison in supervising or supporting other subordinate positions in accomplishing the Authority mission. This classification is distinguished from all other Support System classifications by the level of responsibility and the handling of complex issues that require advanced expertise.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Mechanic is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all the Authority’s machinery, control equipment, and vehicles, with extremely limited supervision. Persons filling this position are assumed to be proficient in the positions, duties, and responsibilities and to be developing or refining individual skill sets in anticipation of potential upward career mobility as a Leader should position vacancies to develop.
The duties of the Mechanic shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Visually inspect all equipment to determine irregularities, malfunctions, deterioration or obsolescence of same and report to the Department Head/ Leader
Repair, maintain, install and overhaul all mechanical equipment Instruct other relevant Authority staff on all aspects of the department in terms of policies, standard operating and maintenance procedures, and safety as assigned
Maintain supporting tool and equipment inventories and report needed spare parts and equipment to the Department Head/ Leader
Perform all preventative maintenance as outlined in the manufacturer’s O&M Manuals, CMMP’s, etc.
Responsible for tracking and logging work order data in CMMP
Implement and monitor safety procedures when working on equipment
Responsible for electrical repairs and connecting and disconnecting electrical equipment
Responsible for all piping and other plumbing repairs as required with decreasing supervision over time in grade
Operate, Control and Maintain the Authorities Conveyance and Collection System
Reports directly to the Department Head/ Leader. The Mechanic shall from time to time perform duties and assume the responsibility of the Leader as determined by the Superintendent and or Support Services Manager.
Is tasked daily with supporting the work of others in the Division and Authority.
This is a position where employees are expected to be continually self-developing and gaining knowledge and skill sets from the Leader and management.