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Maintenance Technician I

Company: Spartanburg Water & Sewer
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician I
Under general supervision, assists Senior Maintenance Technicians in maintaining buildings, grounds and equipment for company facilities. Operates various heavy maintenance equipment. Performs detailed mechanical and electrical maintenance tasks to Water Treatment Process Equipment. Performs preventative maintenance inspections and repairs.
Maintains all building and ground at assigned facilities; performs preventive maintenance; conducts inspections; performs electrical installation, repair, and maintenance duties; inspects, maintains and repairs assigned equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance tasks; collects oil samples, changes and adds oil and grease to motors, gearboxes, blowers, pneumatic pressure vessels, air compressors and generators at all facilities; greases and adjusts chains, screens and gates; checks vibration on pumps and motors; replaces lights at all facilities.
Cleans, lubricates, and paints equipment as required (valves, pressure regulating devices, and assorted water fittings and assemblies).
Conducts various tasks related to electrical systems; installs wiring for electrical devices, switches, receptacles, and other electrical components; inspects starters and motors; cleans contacts; checks breakers; inspects loose connections on relays and terminal blocks; troubleshoots electrical motors to locate overloads, bad connections, shorts in wires, and related faults; uses a volt-ohm meter and temperature and vibration sensor to check volts, amps., ohms, temperature and vibrations.
Prepares and transmits confined space entry forms, preventive maintenance activity reports, gas reports, daily time sheets, vehicle inspection records, and vehicle maintenance records; logs information within established time frame.
Recognize hazards associated with Lock out/ tag out and Arc Flash, and under general supervision apply required PPE or engineering controls to mitigate hazards.
Inspects and maintains assigned equipment to ensure proper working order; checks oil, water, and fuel levels; adds and/or changes fluids as needed; inspects belts and replaces when necessary.
Assists with repairs on mechanical and electrical equipment; reports major repair needs; assists in removing/repairing force mains, air/vacuum valves on force mains, pumps, motors, and other equipment; assists in repairing and/or replacing lines at facilities.
Operates and maintains check, ball, butterfly, gate, regulator, surge and other valves at facilities and on pipelines using manual and powered operators.
Loads and unloads trucks manually and with forklift trucks.
Assists in the planning and implementation of temporary and permanent building, facility and plant modifications.
Generates, receives and documents work activities utilizing a Web based CMMS system.
Serves on-call to assist with emergency situations.
Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; conforms to all federal, state, and local codes and regulations; performs procedures and functions according to internal safety standards.
Communicates and interacts with the immediate supervisor, co-workers, customers, sales representatives, supervisor in other departments, the general public and other groups and individuals.
Performs other related duties as required.
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and one to two years of experience in mechanical and/or electrical maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a valid driver's license and obtain First Aid/CPR certification.
Spartanburg Water is an industry leading utility that offers team members a culture of innovation, a history of excellence and an investment in their continued success.Nestled in the Piedmont region of South Carolina and a short drive away from the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and ever-popular beaches of the South Carolina Low country, Spartanburg is a thriving and growing community that is home to seven diverse and well-known institutions of higher learning. Residents enjoy incredible outdoor recreation opportunities, an eclectic and delicious local restaurant and brewery scene, a vibrant cultural environment and the benefits of strong economic growth with an affordable cost of living.INNOVATION: Through innovative technologies and industry leading practices, Spartanburg Water has had the honor of twice receiving recognition as a Utility of the Future Today - and as one of only two South Carolina utilities to ever receive the award and only one of 18 utilities globally to receive the honor a second time.HISTORY: Through sustainability and resiliency, Spartanburg Water has consistently provided the highest quality drinking water and wastewater services to our region for more than 100 years, and continues to be a vital part of the area's successful economic growth and development.INVESTMENT: Spartanburg Water offers a generous compensation package, including full medical, dental and vision benefits and participation in the SC Retirement System. The organization also offers tuition reimbursement and opportunities for paid certifications and training. Spartanburg Water firmly believes in the importance of investing in the health, security, and potential of all team member

Keywords: Spartanburg Water & Sewer, Spartanburg , Maintenance Technician I, Engineering , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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