Apr 22, 2019

Mechanical Maintenance Technician

  • Sacramento County Employment Services
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Automotive Government Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor

Job Description

Positions in this class perform work in connection with the mechanical and electrical maintenance, construction, repair and operation of wastewater and storm water pumping stations, potable water wells and treatment facilities, wastewater treatment plants, chemical handling systems, oxygen injection systems, hydraulic power systems and hydro-pneumatic systems and the maintenance and operation of stationary and portable diesel driven electrical generation systems.

Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge Of

  • The methods, tool, materials and equipment used in the maintenance, construction, repair, and operation of complex mechanical equipment, such as pumps, motors, multi-reduction gearboxes, hydraulic drives
  • Chain and socket assemblies, gas compressors, electronic, pneumatically and hydraulically controlled valves, chemical handling and oxygen injection systems, oxygen generation plants and incineration plants, and associated equipment
  • Lubrication requirements of pumps and motors principals of operation of pumps, motors, valves, and associated equipment
  • Welding techniques and practices
  • Working knowledge of precision tools

Ability To

  • Plan and provide lead direction to assigned staff
  • Troubleshoot and repair complex mechanical equipment
  • Possess a working knowledge of precision tools
  • Read and interpret maps, plans, and blueprints
  • Keep records
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Maintain courteous and effective relationships with fellow employees and the public
  • Perform skilled, hard physical labor
  • Work standby and respond to emergency calls
  • Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance
  • Use computer equipment and related peripheral equipment to enter and extract information

Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Either:
1. One year of full-time experience in the class of Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Technician in Sacramento County service.

Or:
2a. A certificate of completion of a two-year mechanical-electrical technology program
- AND -
2b. One year of full-time experience in maintenance, construction, and repair of mechanical and electrical components of equipment in wastewater treatment plants, potable water well systems, lift stations, storm drain pumping stations, or other mechanical facilities with similar systems and equipment.

Or:
3a. Completion of two years of a stationary engineer apprenticeship program
- AND -
3b. One year of full-time experience in maintenance, construction, and repair of mechanical and electrical components of equipment in wastewater treatment plants, potable water well systems, lift stations, storm drain pumping stations, or other mechanical facilities with similar systems and equipment.

Or:
4. Two years of full-time experience in maintenance, construction, and repair of mechanical and electrical components of equipment in wastewater treatment plants, potable water well systems, lift stations, storm drain pumping stations, or other mechanical facilities with similar systems and equipment.

Note: If applicable, a copy of your MET certificate or documentation indicating completion of a stationary engineer apprenticeship program must be submitted with your application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Age Requirement: Candidates must be 18 years of age prior to appointment because of the hazards of the job, as defined by the Fair Labor Standards Act.

License Requirements: A valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required prior to appointment to this class. Some incumbents appointed to this class may possess a valid California Driver's License, Class A, and/or special endorsements including but not limited to the Hazardous Materials Endorsement. Failure to maintain the appropriate California Driver's License and/or endorsement(s) constitutes cause for termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Certification Requirements: Some positions in this class require that the incumbents possess (1) a Water Treatment Operator Grade II (T2) Certificate and/or (2) a Water Distribution Operator Grade D2 certificate and must complete the appropriate amount of continuing education hours as required by the State of California to maintain the required certification. Failure to obtain and maintain the appropriate credentials may constitute a cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4.

Positions requiring a Water Treatment Operator Grade II (T2) certificate:

Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator Grade II (T2) certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services within one year after the date of appointment to this class.

Positions requiring a Water Distribution Grade D2 certificate:

Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade D2 certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services within one year after the date of appointment to this class.

Physical Requirements:

  • Climbing up and down ladders and stand on a ladder while performing tasks with both hands.
  • Wear respirators.
  • Lift and carry heavy equipment and tools weighing up to 95 pounds.
  • Load and unload equipment, materials, and pipes weighing up to 95 pounds.
  • Must meet the rating capacity of equipment in order to perform duties of the position.
  • Frequently bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and reach above the shoulder.


Note: Individuals who do not meet these physical requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Working Conditions

  • Work in enclosed areas where the temperature may exceed 100 degrees F or reach lows below 20 degrees F.
  • Enter, exit, and work in enclosed and confined spaces, such as 24 and 36-inch maintenance access holes.
  • Work in trenches up to 23 feet, or more, in depth.
  • Work on uneven terrain and outside in all types of weather conditions.
  • Work in hip boots during muddy conditions.


Probationary Period: The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.

Application and Testing Information

APPLICATION

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.

County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
www.SacCountyJobs.net

 

  • Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
  • Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.

Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
 

  • Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.
  • Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.
  • If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.
  • Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.
  • If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.
  • For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.
  • If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.

FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.

This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.

All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) (Download PDF reader)

 

For information regarding County jobs:

 

  • www.saccountyjobs.net
  • Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day.

 


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