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Water Treatment Operator / Mechanic in Duncan, OK at NextGen

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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  • Location:
    Duncan, OK
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Job Description

Water Treatment Operator / Mechanic

3 month contract-to-possible hire

Duncan, OK 73533

General Statement

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on water/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 regulator

  • 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 years experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment

  • Possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some 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

  • Ability to enter data into a computer maintenance management system