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Company: City of Augusta
Location: Augusta, GA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled trades work to maintain and repair equipment at Consolidated Government water utility facilities. Repairs and provides preventative maintenance on all system mechanical driven devices and equipment within the guidelines of manufacturer's specifications, technical manuals, city and departmental policies and procedures, safety standards, and supervisory instructions. Reports to the Maintenance Group Manager or other designated person. Works with co-workers and employees to provide maintenance support.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs routine preventative and regularly scheduled maintenance and repairs on major industrial equipment in the field and at water utility facilities. 
  • Provides routine technical repair services to heavy-duty equipment at water utility facilities.
  • Troubleshoots, monitors, inspects, maintains, repairs and reports problems for related grounds and equipment.
  • Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.
  • Performs general cleaning and maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:   High school diploma or GED 

License:  Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment.

Hiring grade is based on experience and certifications as outline below.  All applicants will be considered for grade 11. A higher entry level salary grade could be warranted depending on years of experience and certification.

Plant Mechanic Trainee (Grade 11)
Experience:  Six (6) months experience in the repair and maintenance of equipment in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
Certification(s):  Must obtain the Plant Mechanic I Certification from the Technology Transfer Services within fifteen (15) months of entering this position. 

 Plant Mechanic I (Grade 12)
Experience:  One (1) year experience in the repair and maintenance of equipment in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
Certification(s):  Must possess a Plant Mechanic certificate from Technology Transfer Services AND demonstrate proficiency in skills required to obtain that certificate. An employee with the years of experience that is placed in this position as the result of a placement test must obtain the required certification within nine (9) months of entering the position.

Plant Mechanic II (Grade 14)
Experience: Three (3) years of documented experience in the repair and maintenance of equipment in an industrial environment.
Certification(s):  Must possess Plant Mechanic II Certification from Technology Transfer Services or possess five (5) years of documented experience with demonstrated proficiency in the skills required to obtain the Plant Mechanic II certificate from Technology Transfer Services and ability to obtain the certification within nine (9) months of entering the position.

Plant Mechanic III (Grade 16)
Experience:  Five (5) years of documented experience in the repair and maintenance of equipment in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
Certification(s): Must possess Plant Mechanic III Certification from Technology Transfer Services OR possess eight (8) years of documented experience with demonstrated proficiency in skills required to obtain the certificate and ability to obtain certification within twelve (12) months of entering the position.

Plant Mechanic IV (Grade 18)
Experience:  Seven (7) years of documented experience in the repair and maintenance of equipment in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
Certification(s): Possess a Plant Mechanic IV Certification from Technology Transfer Services OR possess ten (10) years of documented experience with demonstrate proficiency in skills required to obtain the required certification, and ability to obtain certification within twelve (12) months of entering the position.

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES:

Data Utilization:  Requires the ability to determine, calculate, tabulate, or summarize data/information, following a prescribed plan requiring the exercise of some judgment. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.
Human Interaction:  Requires the ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well established policies, procedures and standards.
Equipment:  Requires the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and/or rapid adjustments.
Verbal:  Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information. 
Math: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs. 
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action
Situational Reasoning:  
Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a variety of generally pre-defined duties, which are often characterized by frequent change. 
Physical Abilities:  Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of heavy weight (25-80 pounds). 
Sensory Requirements:  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. 
Environmental Factors:  Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, smoke, temperature and noise extremes, hazardous materials, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, animal/wildlife attacks, animal/human bites, water hazards, disease, or pathogenic substances.

Other:  
  • This position does require staff call up in an emergency situation.
  • Travel from office to other locations is required.
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Disclaimer:  The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
 


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