Industrial Mechanic

Recruitment #1704-INDMECABUM-001

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

WHAT MATTERS MOST

Hillsborough County Government is guided by our shared values that help us deliver on the promise of effective quality service. We expect and demonstrate:

  • Customer Commitment: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity: Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence: Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork: Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • An ideal candidate would possess a Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician (CMRT) Certification, Class-B CDL, and 4-6 years documented experience working in an industrial mechanic position within a water or waste water facility OR ability to troubleshoot and diagnose industrial machinery/equipment problems to determine the proper remedial action to be taken during preventative and corrective repairs.
  • Working knowledge concerning the principals of hydraulics, electricity, combustion, and standard safety practices.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualification for Industrial Mechanic (Entry Level) –

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair/replacement of water and waste water related equipment; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Qualification for Industrial Mechanic (Intermediate Level) –

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Four years of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair/replacement of water and waste water related equipment; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Qualifications for Industrial Mechanic (Journeyman and/or Lead Worker Level) –

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Six years of experience in mechanical maintenance and repair/replacement of water and waste water related equipment; and
Possession of a valid Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT); and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands:

Position will require climbing ladders and catwalks, climbing in general, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, working at elevated heights and in confined spaces. The incumbent must have the ability to lift, push and pull 50 pounds and wear/don all applicable PPE required of the position.

Work Environment:

The incumbent will work in a typical office environment as well as water, wastewater and reclaimed treatment facilities and may be subjected and exposed to vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, loud noises and extreme hot or cold temperatures.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machinery and related mechanical equipment.
  • Knowledge of the water, reclaim, wastewater treatment systems and sewer pump/lift stations and low pressure sewer systems.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the water/wastewater/reclaim facilities operating equipment.
  • Knowledge of the principals of hydraulics, electricity, combustion, and standard safety practices.
  • Knowledge on the principles and practices of odor control and/or disinfection processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment problems to determine the proper remedial action to be taken, and to make the necessary repairs to equipment.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read piping and electrical diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to enter confined space areas such as wet wells, tanks, manholes, vaults, pits etc.
  • Ability to perform predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance on assigned equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to estimate time, materials, and equipment required for assigned jobs; may requisition materials as required and/or instructed.
  • Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations such as floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural and/or unnatural crises to provide for public health and safety.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to operate a fork lift, backhoe, boom/bucket truck or other heavy equipment.
  • Ability to serve as the lead employee as directed on project teams assigned to a given assignment.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Reviews system designs, specifications, and products, attends pre-construction meetings, and recommends changes in water/wastewater/reclaim facilities mechanical systems.
  • Monitors, reviews and validates work practices for quality control assurance of wastewater processes and to ensure adherence to safety standards in operation of water/wastewater/reclaim water facilities. 
  • Trouble-shoots problems and recommends corrective actions based on skilled knowledge of mechanical repair practices.
  • Inputs and gathers data from Supervisory Control Data Acquisition system (SCADA), and Comprehensive Asset Management System (CAMS).
  • Runs reports as necessary.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and corrective repair work on water/wastewater/reclaim facilities and equipment.
  • Fabricates and machines repair parts for equipment, with the ability to weld steel, brass, and aluminum.
  • Operates lathes, mill/drill presses, welder and various other metal working power tools as needed.
  • May direct and/or oversee the work of other employees, provide instruction, guidance, and training as required.
  • Locates leaks, and detects defects in water/wastewater/reclaim equipment in conformance to established plans and standards.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside normal classification in the event of a declared emergency.
  • Operates a personal computer and work in software programs associated with job.
  • Completes various maintenance jobs on buildings and grounds.
  • Performs other related duties as required. 

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME POSITIONS

  • May require shift work which will include working nights, weekends, and holidays as well as working extended hours during times of emergency.
  • Possession a valid Class B Commercial Drivers License with tanker endorsement will be required for positions associated with LPPS and Pump Stations.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate level Florida wastewater collections license.
  • A passing score on a math and technical comprehension test.

Conclusion

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

  • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
  • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
  • Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.

Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.

Veteran’s Preference:

Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:

Employees may be required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to a major emergency or natural disasters affecting County operations. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees may be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*



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