Daily Archives: August 28, 2013

Stationary Engineer I Job Opening @ City of Memphis

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THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT. PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

POSITION: STATIONARY ENGINEER I – (1 Opening) ANNUAL SALARY: $36,721.62 – $52,459.42; BI-WEEKLY: $1,412.37 – $2,017.67 Public Works/Lift Stations J.O. #13-131

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor at the pumping stations in the Public Works Division. Operates, maintains, and repairs stationary and mechanical equipment used in and around a flood control pumping station and sewer lift station: Reads and monitors meters and gages to verify operating conditions; adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to regulate equipment according to water levels and prescribes operating ranges; directs crew in the routine maintenance and repair of equipment such as air compressors, pumps, motors, valves, fork lifts, etc.; fabricates equipment and parts using a variety of welding equipment; inspects equipment to detect malfunctions and to perform routine preventative maintenance; examines and repairs flood walls and levees by repairing and rebuilding broken and weakened sections; and interprets blueprints and operation manuals to determine location, size and type of parts. Has some latitude for independent action or decision.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to read blueprints and manufacturer’s manuals. Requires visual and physical inspections of mechanical systems, and have ability to detect unusual characteristics. Requires walking and the ability to climb ladders and stairs. Requires lifting (approx. 50 lbs.), stooping, balancing, crouching and reaching. Requires the ability to operate a City vehicle to drive to and from various work sites throughout the city.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in a machine shop environment. Some work is performed outdoors. May be exposed to dust, noise, high voltages, confined spaces and hot and cold temperatures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent and three (3) years experience in industrial plant maintenance or similar work; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform job functions. Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

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