Maintenance Technician

Description

Position Title: Maintenance Technician
Division: Central Maintenance
Salary: $32,542.85
Hourly Rate: $15.64
Job Number: 842
Department: Utilities
Pay Grade: 10
Location: Valdosta, Georgia
Closing Date: Open until Filled

Overview

This position performs technical duties in the maintenance and repair of a water or wastewater treatment plant.

  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of plant equipment; performs preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Assists in the preparation and maintenance of maintenance records.
  • Assists in the modification and installation of equipment and parts.
  • Monitors plant observations and reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
  • Operates a filter press 
  • Operates a front-end loader and other equipment as needed.
  • Cuts grass and maintains plant grounds.
  • Assists in the rebuilding of system books.
  • Cleans and maintains plant tanks.
  • Performs related duties.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of treatment plant processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of work safety principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of data acquisition and records preparation principles.
  • Skill in the operation and maintenance of job-related tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the inspection of plant processes and the recording of related data.
  • Skill in the operation of assigned vehicles.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Applications

Please complete a City of Valdosta Application form and email it to covhr@valdostacity.com to be considered for the position you are interested in applying for. An application must be submitted for each position you are interested in. A resume and cover letter may be attached as additional information only. You may apply in person at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601.

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The City of Valdosta offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer. For more information, go to http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees/e-verify-overview.