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Industrial Technician (Water Treatment) in Syracuse, NY at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

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Job Description

Industrial Technician (Water Treatment)

6 Months contract-to-possible hire

Syracuse, NY 13204

7:00am - 3:30pm


Assist with daily operations of a wastewater treatment plant, assist in maintenance and facility repairs

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on buildings, structures, grounds, machinery and equipment
  • Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunctions; replaces packing in pumps or valves; replaces bearings in motors, pumps, and other equipment; tunes engines, sets valve clearance, cleans, and adjusts regulators
  • Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and to prevent recurrences
  • Installs and sets up new equipment
  • Cleans out pipes and performs other plumbing and pipe fitting tasks as required
  • Assists in keeping maintenance records
  • Communicates effectively at all levels regarding recommended maintenance and repair procedures
  • Follows written and oral instructions
  • Performs other duties as required

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2 year's experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial equipment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some trade school education with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in the construction, repair, and operation of engines, pumps, and other mechanical equipment
  • Knowledge of the operations of internal combustion engines and electrical pump motors; safe work practices
  • Ability to enter data into a computer maintenance management system


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