Lift Station Mechanic
Skilled manual labor position repairing and maintaining equipment related to utility systems.
This position pays a salary of $39,811.20 to $63,710.40 annually. It is a non- exempt position.
The Town provides 100% paid employee health insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability, life and accidental death insurance. The Town also provides 50% paid dependent health insurance, a 401a retirement plan that is fully vested after three years, paid time off, and paid holidays. Employees have the option of purchasing additional life insurance, short-term disability insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, and vision insurance at reduced rates.
This position will remain open until filled.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists staff with repair of utility line breaks as needed and as directed by supervisor.
- Removes pumps on lift stations to remove debris (rags, rock, etc.) from impeller.
- Responsible for repairing and maintaining all mechanical equipment related to the life stations.
- Repairs and maintain electrical pump controls panels.
- Maintains and degreases wet wells.
- Repairs and maintains generators.
- Performs general housekeeping functions at the lift stations such as mows grass, weed eats grass, paints equipment as needed, and maintains lift stations vegetative buffers.
- Inspects newly installed utility systems, including lines, manholes, and lift stations.
- Requires shift work, holiday work, weekend work, natural disaster response, and on-call duties when needed.
- Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water and sewage pumps, motors, electrical panels, and related equipment.
- General computer operating skills (typing correspondence, email, and memorandums).
- Ability to work alone with only general supervision and direction.
- Ability to troubleshoot issues and perform any necessary repairs.
- Skilled in the use of all standard mechanical tools, power tools, and electrical multi meters.
- Ability to work rotating shifts including weekend duty, and 24-hour emergency callout.
Education and Experience
- High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) equivalency.
- Two years of experience maintaining and repairing water/sewer pumps, motors, electrical panels, and related equipment.
- Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License.
- Prefer Class “C” distribution/collection Certificate License issued by State of Florida or ability to obtain certification within a timeframe set by supervisor.
- Class “B” Florida CDL with air brakes endorsement required.
Essential Physical Skills
- Ability to communicate professionally with individuals via, email, in person and telephonically.
- Ability to lift, carry, and move 15 to 50 pounds.
- Ability to pull, push, walk, stand, kneel, bend, balance, and stoop.
- Ability to operate service truck and related equipment, including crane and lift gate.
- Ability to use respiratory and other personal protection equipment.
All positions are regular full time unless stated otherwise. Employment applications for vacant positions may be submitted online, at Town Hall or by email. Each application must include the position title, and each position requires a separate application.
All submitted materials are subject to public disclosure by the Florida Public Records Act. The Town is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.