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Maintenance Technician, Water Treatment Plant - Fernald Preserve

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Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023

Organization: Fernald Preserve

About the position: 

Job Title: Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Technician

Location(s): Fernald Preserve, Ohio

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: $24.17 - $25.33/hr. The anticipated starting pay range of $24.17 - $25.33/hr. with Vocational Certificate and 10 years of experience. The offered salary may be more depending upon additional education, training, and experience of the selected applicant.

Clearance and Health Requirements:

Criminal Background Check

Pre-placement Drug Screening

Fit for Duty Test (if applicable)

RSI EnTech, LLC is recruiting for a Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Technician who will operate and maintain wastewater treatment system, extraction well system, leachate pumping system, and all other Fernald Preserve mechanical systems.

Primary responsibilities and essential functions:

Performing daily rounds of all operating systems, including weekends on a rotating basis.

Troubleshooting and repairing components of operating systems.

Performing corrective and preventive maintenance on operating systems.

Operating wastewater treatment system, groundwater extraction wells, and leachate pumping system.

Collecting water samples daily and monthly.

Mowing and trimming grass in operations work areas.

Overseeing subcontractors performing maintenance on operating systems.

Perform minor welding tasks.

Other duties as assigned.

Work experience, skills, and capabilities needed:

Hands on experience performing maintenance on pumps, valves, motors, compressors, and other mechanical equipment

Experience with and ability to perform minor welding tasks using MIG, arc welders, and oxygen/acetylene cutting torch.

Skilled in and experience with the use of hand and power tools.

Ability to replace mechanical seals for centrifugal pumps.

Experience troubleshooting equipment and repairing it.

Technical knowledge, certifications/licenses, and software proficiency required:

Valid driver’s license.

Understanding of how pumps and motors operate.

Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook.

Desirable qualifications, experience, or proficiencies of the ideal candidate:

Experience with equipment operation e.g., skid steer, tractor, backhoe.

Experience maintaining and repairing instrumentation.

Required Education and Years of Experience:

10 years of experience and a vocational degree or certification in a related field or equivalent.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

The employee exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Able to travel on uneven ground for several miles (2-4 miles) per day under adverse weather conditions. Much of the traveling is up and down hills. Able to work in hot, cold, windy, and sometimes wet conditions. Able to enter and work in confined spaces. Able to work alone for several hours per day in the field. Able to wear hearing protection and respirator for welding. Able to climb ladders. The employee is regularly required handle or feel, to reach, and communicate. The employee is frequently required to move about and maintain various positions. The employee must have the ability to perceive the environment and observe technical material and emails. This employee will be in the field over 50% of the time.

EEO Statement:

ASRC Industrial (AIS) and its operating companies affords equal opportunity in employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, familial status, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under Federal, State or Local law. AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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