Background: This position falls under the Authority’s Support Services Department which provides support in the form of mechanical, building and grounds maintenance, collection systems operation, vehicle maintenance and repair as well as any and all other support services as required by the Authority. Persons holding this position are expected to demonstrate skills, abilities and work ethics that will serve to provide 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, leaders, and mechanics in establishing workloads, goals, and objectives and shall act as a liaison to other subordinate positions in accomplishing the Authority mission.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Journeyman is responsible for the overhaul, installation and maintenance and repair of the Authority’s mechanical equipment under the supervision of the Mechanic.
The duties of the Journeyman shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Assist the Mechanic in carrying out duties as assigned
Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the Leader or in his/her absence, the mechanic
To repair, maintain, install and overhaul mechanical equipment
Instruct apprentices and/or workers as assigned
Implement safety procedures when working on equipment
Responsible for minor electrical repair and connection/disconnecting electrical equipment
Responsible for reporting needed spare parts and equipment to the mechanic or Leader
Reports to Leader and the Mechanic