Water Plant Maintenance #2024-9

Lake County Department of Utilities   Painesville, OH   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on June 4, 2024

Water Plant Maintenance

The Water Plant Maintenance position is responsible for the repair, inspection and maintenance of buildings and process equipment at our Aquarius Water Treatment Plant.

Essential Job Functions: • Inspects machines and equipment throughout the water treatment plant. • Maintains and repairs machines and equipment used in the treatment process. Repairs or replaces electric motors, turbines, pumps, hydraulic valves, chlorinators, chemical feeders, meters, gauges and other related equipment using hand tools or power tools. Repairs or replaces defective parts. • Troubleshoots plant equipment and machinery operating conditions.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants are preferred to have at least five years of related experience and must have a High School diploma or GED. A valid Ohio Driver’s license with a safe driving record and a drug screening are required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Applicant should be familiar with maintenance and repair of large industrial pumps and motors, chemical feed pumps, gearboxes, mixers, compressed air systems, manual and electric actuating valves, pressure regulators, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and appropriate maintenance and repair logs is preferred. Familiarity with water treatment is preferable but not required. Good written and verbal communication skills; ability to have effective working relationships with fellow coworkers, public officials, the general public and regulatory agencies (OEPA) is preferred. This position will include physical labor, including working outdoors in all types of weather conditions. This position requires emergency call out response at all hours of the day and night including weekends and holidays.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: $20.32 per hour

Additional Premium: • Class I License: $1.50/hour • Class II License: $1.75/hour • Class III License: $2.25/hour.

Fringe Benefits: • Medical, Dental, Rx, Vision, Telemedicine, Gym Membership, EAP • 12 Paid Holidays • Sick (4.6 hours/pay), Vacation (3.1 hours/pay), Personal Days (6/year from sick time), Overtime, Compensation Time • PERS 10% employee contribution with 14% employer contribution, Deferred Compensation

An Equal Opportunity Employer M.F.H.V.