Background: This position falls under the Authority’s Support Services Department which provides support in the form of mechanical, building and grounds maintenance, vehicle maintenance and repair as well as any and all other support services as required by the Authority, including but not limited to the maintenance and operation of the Authorities entire collection systems (pumping stations, force mains, interceptors etc.). Persons holding this position are expected to demonstrate skills, abilities and work ethics that will serve to provide limited personalized instruction, guidance as well as to mentor subordinate positions within the Authority and promote the growth and advancement of other employees in those positions. Persons working in this position shall take direction from management and leaders in carrying out workloads, goals, and objectives and shall act as a liaison in supervising or supporting other subordinate positions in accomplishing the Authority mission. This classification is distinguished from all other Support System classifications by the level of responsibility and the handling of complex issues that require advanced expertise.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Mechanic is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all the Authority’s machinery, control equipment, and vehicles, with extremely limited supervision. Persons filling this position are assumed to be proficient in the positions, duties, and responsibilities and to be developing or refining individual skill sets in anticipation of potential upward career mobility as a Leader should position vacancies to develop.
The duties of the Mechanic shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Visually inspect all equipment to determine irregularities, malfunctions, deterioration or obsolescence of same and report to the Department Head/ Leader
Repair, maintain, install and overhaul all mechanical equipment Instruct other relevant Authority staff on all aspects of the department in terms of policies, standard operating and maintenance procedures, and safety as assigned
Maintain supporting tool and equipment inventories and report needed spare parts and equipment to the Department Head/ Leader
Perform all preventative maintenance as outlined in the manufacturer’s O&M Manuals, CMMP’s, etc.
Responsible for tracking and logging work order data in CMMP
Implement and monitor safety procedures when working on equipment
Responsible for electrical repairs and connecting and disconnecting electrical equipment
Responsible for all piping and other plumbing repairs as required with decreasing supervision over time in grade
Operate, Control and Maintain the Authorities Conveyance and Collection System
Reports directly to the Department Head/ Leader. The Mechanic shall from time to time perform duties and assume the responsibility of the Leader as determined by the Superintendent and or Support Services Manager.
Is tasked daily with supporting the work of others in the Division and Authority.
This is a position where employees are expected to be continually self-developing and gaining knowledge and skill sets from the Leader and management.
Minimum of five years’ experience on pumps and/or related machinery and equipment, or in the alternative, minimum of four (4) years’ experience with SMRSA as a Journeyman I, or equivalent experience.
Must be able to troubleshoot equipment malfunctions with testing equipment
Must have adequate knowledge of approved methods, practices, code requirements and safety standards.
Must be able to read blueprints
Must possess job-related skills such as metals cutting, pipe threading, pipefitting, pipe sweating, welding, electronic diagnosis, and troubleshooting, etc.
Must have successfully undergone Basic Introduction to Water and Wastewater Training
Must be a good communicator, familiar with computerized maintenance management programs and demonstrate the ability to interact and work well with others
Ability to work with hand and power tools
Must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s license
Be able to drive all types and sizes of Authority vehicles and operate all types of portable equipment. The Authority reserves the right to require this position to obtain and maintain New Jersey CDL Endorsements for any and all vehicles
Capable of receiving and carrying out both oral and written instructions
Capable of providing instructions both oral and written to others
High School diploma preferred
Must have completed the “Certified Wastewater Maintenance” program or demonstrate other equivalent experience and training.
About South Monmouth Regional Sewerage Authority
About South Monmouth Regional Sewerage AuthorityThe SMRSA is a regional system serving the Monmouth County communities of Belmar, Lake Como, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights, Manasquan, Brielle and Wall Township.The Authority operates an award winning 9.1 mgd tertiary treatment facility/wastewater collection system, that is continually updated for maximum efficiency in operations and customer cost containment.In 2010, the Authority implemented a combined heat and power co-generation system that currently produces an estimated 1.5 million KW of renewable electrical energy per year while saving an estimated 81,000 therms of renewable heat energy per year.The SMRSA is an institution where cooperative management and union relations adds value to the Authority by providing employees a sense of importance, pride and accomplishment.SMRSA remains committed not only to its primary mission of abating water pollution and preserving the area’s vital environment, but continues to leave its mark in making incremental steps towards a greener planet.