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Millwright, Machinist, Pipefitter, Welder - Mechanical Industrial Technician (MIT)

at Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

Pay: $55099.2 to $77168/year
$55099.2 - $77168
Posted: 11/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2612222
Keywords: welder

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Statement/ Organizational Responsibilities

We provide wastewater conveyance and treatment services for 2 million people in the Denver Metro area and are a nationally recognized leader in our industry. Performs skilled mechanical work in the installation, modification, maintenance, fabrication and repair of District equipment and structures.  Assists in the development of preventive maintenance activities.

Works under the direction of a supervisor.  May sometimes direct the work of maintenance workers in lower classifications.

Typical Duties

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be found in positions of this class.)

  1.  Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs mechanical equipment such as gear boxes, pumps, fans, compressors, engines, chemical systems, material handling equipment, HVAC systems, compressed air supply systems, boilers and other sewage treatment equipment.
  2. Performs plumbing, pipefitting, sheet metal and structural metal work.
  3.  Performs precision machine alignments on equipment including electric motors for corrective and preventative maintenance.
  4. Fabricates parts using shop equipment such as ironworker, drill presses, and grinders. Performs precision machine work using mills, CNC, and lathes. Operates welding and cutting equipment such as plasma, MIG, TIG, stick gas welding, brazing, soldering, and acetylene.
  5.  Designs layout work on new equipment and makes recommendations on modifications to existing equipment; interprets and alters drawings or blueprints to make field fits. Works from complex engineering drawings to complete projects and assigned work.
  6. Assists the supervisor in planning work, plus ordering materials to facilitate the scheduled completion of assigned work.
  7.  Recommends revisions to Preventive Maintenance Program.
  8.  Assists with on the job training of Mechanical Journeyman Trainees for specialized areas.
  9.  Performs other related duties as required.





Minimum Qualifications     

Must have appropriate and valid Colorado and federal licenses and certification required to operate vehicles and equipment. Graduation from high school.  Completion of a four-year apprenticeship or six years' experience working as a millwright, machinist, pipefitter, welder or as an industrial maintenance mechanic on equipment similar to equipment found in a wastewater treatment plant. Extensive knowledge of standard mechanical practices, methods, materials and tools. Good skill in the use of hand and power tools and shop equipment. Experience in reading and modifying layouts and blueprints.   Ability to organize and coordinate work assignments. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

Advanced education in any field related to mechanical systems and leadership training.

Working Conditions

Work Environment

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles more than 2/3 of the time.  The employee is exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.  The employee is exposed to work in high, precarious places, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather), work with explosives, and risk of radiation less than 1/3 of the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear more than 2/3 of the time.  The employee is required to climb or balance and taste or smell 1/3 to 2/3 of the time; and is required to sit less than 1/3 of the time.  The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds more than 2/3 of the time, and up to 100 pounds 1/3 to 2/3 of the time; and more than 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the time.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.