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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, April 16, 2021. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: WATER FILTRATION MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
Title
WATER FILTRATION MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
Department/Division
DPW and Parks
Apply Start Date
04/01/2021
Apply End Date
04/16/2021
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$20.58 - $27.27 hourly
Description

WATER FILTRATION MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS & PARKS
CITY OF WORCESTER

The City of Worcester’s DPW&P, Water Division, seeks applicants for Water Filtration Mechanical Technician. Under the supervision of the Senior Mechanical Technician, Plant Manager and Plant Operators, this position performs various maintenance and up-keep functions at the water filtration plant. Additionally, the position performs the inspection, routine maintenance, and emergency repair of various equipment, corrective and preventative maintenance procedures, as well as record keeping. The Mechanical Technician is also responsible for cleaning, trash removal, snow removal, plowing, sanding, yard work, and any other plant upkeep work as necessary. This position is scheduled to work three (3) 13.33 hour shifts per week.

The successful candidate will have experience with maintaining and repairing machinery, knowledge of safe and proper use of hand tools, & the physical strength necessary to maintain and repair heavy machinery. Additionally, the qualified applicant will have the ability to: perform orderly disassembly and reassembly of complex precision machinery, instrumentation and components; follow and carry out detailed written instructions or oral instructions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers; to understand and follow all plant Standard Operating Procedures; to understand and comply with all safety procedures and Safety Data Sheets (SDS); to drive to remote related facilities; to climb a ladder; to lift objects of up to 60 pounds over waist height; to help maintain plant cleanliness and appearance; and to safely handle hazardous chemicals.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience performing maintenance work on various mechanical equipment.
  • Valid Driver’s license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic understanding of plumbing work
  • Basic understanding of electrical work and use of a multi-meter
  • Experience maintaining pumps
  • Experience plowing, snow blowing, and snow removal
  • Experience using safety equipment, including self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Basic understanding of HVAC systems

SALARY: $20.58 - $27.27 hourly, full-time, excellent benefits package.

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021. to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference is given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov.

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