City of Memphis Job Opportunity


Job Title: WTP Maintenance Mechanic I (2 openings)

  • Job Type: Civil Service  
  • Salary: $37,086.40 – $52,977.60 annually
  • Closing date: 7/10/2017 
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2016-00067-R1

Works under the general supervision of the Maintenance Foreman at the waste water treatment facilities in the Public Works Division.  Maintains and repairs equipment and facilities.    Installs, maintains, and repairs mechanical and electro mechanical machinery and equipment used in large volume waste water treatment plants to ensure continuous operation.  Dismantles, or partially dismantles electric motors, turbines, engines, transmissions, hydraulic valves, meters, gages, and other equipment, to gain access to or remove faulty parts, using hand and power tools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and hoists. Inspects machines and equipment periodically, lubricating moving parts, or replacing worn parts to prevent breakdown or malfunctioning.  Repairs or replaces defective parts by conducting diagnosis testing.  Interprets diagrams, plans, and operation manuals to determine location, size and type of parts.  Operates automotive equipment such as dump trucks and tractors to and from various works sites throughout the City.  Operates onsite mechanical equipment such as All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and mowers.  Adheres to safety requirements such as fall protection, confined space entry, hydrogen sulfide monitoring, eye protection, and respiratory protection.  Notifies management directly, verbally or in writing of critical problems and emergency situations.  Exercises significant independence in maintenance activities and decision making.  Operates forklifts as required.

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