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Maintenance Mechanic in Hoboken, NJ at NextGen

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic ( Water Treatment Plant )

3 Months contract-to-possible hire

Hoboken, NJ 07030

7am - 3:30pm


***** Must have a valid driver's license / clean MVR

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance at wastewater treatment plants and related facilities equipment on an assigned shift

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

  • Uses gas and/or arc welding equipment to heat, cut, braze, or weld

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, prints, and specifications and electrical schematics

  • Performs electrical work in accordance with established practices

  • Assists in keeping maintenance records using a CMMS system, develop computer spreadsheets, and use Word and Excel

  • Communicates effectively at all levels regarding recommended maintenance and repair procedures

  • Conduct job related training sessions

  • Follows written and oral instructions

  • Performs other duties as required

• High school diploma or GED

  • Five years experience in the maintenance and repair of engines, pumps, and other mechanical and electrical equipment

  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver's license

  • Ability to enter data into a Computer Maintenance Management System

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trade school education with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical equipment and metal fabrication

  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in the construction, repair, and operation of engines, pumps, and other mechanical equipment related to water/wastewater treatment plant operations and procedures

  • Knowledge of the operations of internal combustion engines and electrical pump motors; safe work practices

  • Have experience with HVAC systems and boilers

  • Knowledge of SCADA, PLC and VFD systems • Has training in OSHA required programs