Pump Stations Mechanic

York County
Full Time $42,748 - $46,032 Per year VA 105 Service Dr, Yorktown, VA 23692, United States


Responsible for performing skilled mechanical work in the maintenance troubleshooting and repair of machinery and equipment of the County's gravity, force main and vacuum sewer collection systems. Monitors performance of each pump station including but not limited to: pumps, motors, controls, variable frequency drives, flow monitoring equipment, pressure transducers, gauges, wet wells, collection tanks, vacuum blowers, vacuum valves, air compressors, grinder pumps, generators and other equipment of the County's waste water system. Responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance work on all equipment and buildings, in addition to basic facilities maintenance work such as cleaning and painting facilities. Responds to emergency calls involving facility system problems and related equipment failures, and/or citizen complaints.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent and 3 to 5 years of experience in mechanical maintenance work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Vocational coursework in electrical, hydraulic pumps, generators, and small engines preferred.

Must have thorough knowledge of the installation, repair, and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems in sewage pump stations, vacuum system components, and grinder pumps.

Requires the ability to diagnose utility system, equipment problems, and pump station/vacuum system malfunctions.

Must have the ability to read and understand sketches, technical manuals, maps, as-builts, schematics, and blueprints.

Experience using software applications such as Excel, SCADA, and Hansen desired.

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record mandatory.

Supplemental Information

Requires an acceptable criminal background check.

Safety shoes required.

This position is considered an Essential Position (County designation as ALPHA) which requires the employee to report to work during inclement and extreme weather conditions, often outside normally scheduled working hours.  Additionally, the employee is required to be on the division's on-call rotation list.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment and machinery including generators, pumps, valves, tanks, controls, and various mechanic's equipment and tools. Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle. Work involves occasional lifting (weight varying between 40-100 pounds) and pushing and pulling, and hoisting of parts and equipment weighing between 40 and 50 pounds.

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