Water Maintenance Mechanic
Permanent Full-Time Position
Non-Competitive Appointment (No exam required)
Starting Salary: $44,825 CSEA Benefits Apply
Preference in Appointment shall be given to City of Newburgh Residents
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This is a broad class covering many types of recurring mechanical work involving responsibility for performing skilled trades or mechanical work and for supervising unskilled and semi-skilled workmen in a variety of water distribution equipment maintenance and repair. Knowledge of one or more trades is necessary. A Water Maintenance Mechanic utilizes the more skilled techniques for a considerable portion of his time. General instructions are received regarding routine jobs with detailed instructions on new, unusual or difficult assignments from water maintenance superiors. The work is performed under varying degrees of supervision depending upon the assignment, and may be reviewed by observation, periodic spot checks, in the process and upon completion of assignments.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
Performs, skilled work in maintenance and repair operations of water distribution equipment; Installs and repairs water mains, valves, hydrants and meters; Supervises and schedules the work of subordinates; Supervises and participates in repair work done by street crews; May repair, rebuild and refinish water distribution equipment; Operates trucks, automobiles, back-hoes and other motorized equipment used in maintenance and repair operations; May take part in general grounds maintenance activities; May serve as general handyman performing a variety of skilled duties.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology and safety precautions used in water distribution systems; ability to follow oral and written directions; good eye and hand coordination; ability to get along well with others; mechanical aptitude; manual dexterity; reliability; good judgment; . Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two years’ experience in one or more of the mechanical or construction trades, or in water system maintenance, treatment, repair or
related field experience. Possession of a valid NYS driver's license is also required throughout tenure.
Employee must earn a NYS Grade D Water System Certificate within one year of appointment date and possess valid certification throughout tenure.
Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 21, 2019
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