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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - Detroit, MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Public Services
Pay:$31,138 - Salary
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Description

Description:

In the Department of Environment, employees in this class work under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor. These employees perform preventative maintenance and lubrication as required; assist in the maintenance and repair of all equipment at various lift stations, interceptors, basins and treatment plants. An employee in this class works with hand and power tools, while working on various drive units, gear boxes, various types of pumps, conveyor belts, chemical feeders, valves and plant flow systems. Duties may include: minor repair and maintenance of pumps, blowers, heaters, air conditioners, hot air furnaces, hot water and steam boilers, unit heaters and the piping and controls on each; replacing belts, gas pump hoses and nozzles; pouring concrete; assisting in repairing and maintaining structural steel and fencing which may include welding and cutting. They may also participate in the Confined Space Emergency Rescue Team.

In the Department of Public Services-Environtmental Services Division, Mechanics, under general supervision, perform semi-skilled work in maintaining and repairing a variety of mechanical equipment, buildings and facilities. They may assist other employees in higher classifications in performing more complicated and involved duties and may supervise subordinate employees. Duties include: minor repair and maintenance of pumps, blowers, heaters, air conditioners, hot air furnaces, hot water and steam boilers, unit heaters and the piping and controls on each; replacing belts, gas pump hoses and nozzles; pouring concrete; assisting in repairing and maintaining structural steel and fencing which may include welding and cutting. They may work with hand and power tools while performing a variety of maintenance work.

Qualifications:

A high school diploma or GED, and A valid State of Michigan Driver's License and an acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION.)
AND AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Two (2) years of full-time paid experience maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment; OR 
  • One (1) year of the above experience and a one (1) year vocational course in mechanics or machine shop.


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