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City of Austin

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Austin, TX

$30.29 – $37.86

The job involves installing, testing, repairing complex utility equipment, calibrating sensors and controllers, and performing preventive maintenance activities on utility equipment.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. - Installs, tests, debugs, and repairs complex utility equipment. Calibrates sensors, controllers, and meters. Enters data into computerized and/or manual maintenance systems. - Records data on appropriate forms, logs, etc. - Starts up/shuts down diesel generator units. Operates mechanical screens. Monitors operation of equipment and machinery in work area. - Reads gauges and meters. Checks, cleans, and services equipment pumps, power tools, etc. Checks equipment for proper operation, safety, and/or needed maintenance. Turns on/off valve with valve wrench. Operates centrifuge, generator, turbine, and/or auxiliary equipment. - Sets up and operates sump and/or other pumps. Cleans tanks, feeds chemicals, etc. - Repairs, services, and installs components of the boiler, turbine, generator, HVAC , electrical, uninterruptible power supply, or auxiliary systems of a utility facility, power, steam, or chiller operation. - Performs preventive maintenance activities on utility equipment per specification(s). Plans work and identifies necessary resources (tools, equipment, parts, labor). - Performs mechanical alignments for rotating equipment and their drivers. Troubleshoots mechanical systems and/or equipment, sometimes within critical infrastructure. Disassembles and reassembles complex mechanical components. Determines close tolerance fit of associated parts. Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. - Knowledge of basic methods, equipment, tools, and materials involved in the maintenance and repair of large equipment. - Knowledge of safety rules, codes, and regulations applicable when working on or near energized electrical systems, steam systems, and high-pressure water systems. - Knowledge of lock out/tag out procedures for removing equipment from service for maintenance. - Knowledge of proper methods and procedures used in cleaning work area and equipment. - Knowledge of operating procedures for firing and maintaining pressure on high-pressure steam boilers and of the operation and maintenance of auxiliary equipment. - Knowledge of boiler feed water chemical treatment and control. - Knowledge of pressure, temperature, water level, and other types of indicating instruments used in operation of high-pressure boilers. - Skill in establishing and maintaining excellent communication and working relationships with City employees and the public. - Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations. - Skill in control procedures for operating auxiliary equipment. - Ability to make accurate gauge readings. - Ability to reference/interpret manual sufficient to perform job tasks. - Ability to meet and maintain driver eligibility standards in the COA Driver Safety Program. - Ability to drive, inspect, and maintain various electric utility vehicles.
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