WWTP Mechanic - EPD


WWTP Mechanic - EPD (Open Positions: 1)

Department: DPW/EPD - Wastewater Treatment Plant
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: Starting $50,752/yr - plus comprehensive benefits package
Status: Open until filled
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 Job Description

Grade 17

General Statement of Duties

Performs mechanical maintenance and repair on Wastewater equipment; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Trouble shoots and diagnoses equipment when malfunction occurs, including using automated control system to aid in locating problems and determining appropriate methods of repair;
  • Disassembles equipment and rebuilds, repairs and/or replaces necessary parts;
  • Inspects and checks performance of equipment using precision instruments, including micrometer and vernier scale;
  • Fabricates parts and special tools needed to perform repairs or to rebuild equipment according to self-design or blueprint specifications, including welding metallic materials and operating various metal working machinery, including vertical milling machine, lathe, metal shear and drill press;
  • Maintains records of performance checks and service to equipment;
  • Installs and repairs pipes, valves, pressure regulators and heat exchangers on air, water, hydraulic, chemical and gas systems;
  • Operates safety equipment, including self-contained air packs, monitoring instruments and related;
  • Performs repairs in hazardous areas;
  • Reviews and interprets blueprints, plans and specifications to determine tolerance and procedures for proper operation and maintenance/repair of equipment;
  • Estimates time, parts, tools and equipment needed for repair and maintenance projects and completes appropriate forms to obtain items;
  • Performs skilled trades, including plumbing, masonry and carpentry;
  • Provides input on safety operations within assigned area;
  • Makes recommendations as to changes and modifications to improve performance and maximize the operational life of equipment;
  • Provides input on specifications for new equipment;
  • Performs duties of WWTP Operator as needed;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or possession of a GED; and
  • Considerable experience and specialized training in industrial maintenance or a related field; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Valid New Hampshire Driver's License.


City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2024
Starting $50,752/yr - plus comprehensive benefits package