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Maintenance Repair I, II, III, or IV 

Open Date 10/16/2015  
Close Date  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Bargaining / Non-Bargaining Bargaining  
Division Public Works  
Location Utilities/Waste Water  
Reports To Director of Wastewater Maintenance  
Schedule Monday-Friday, 7 AM-3:30 PM. Hours may vary based on operational needs.  
Pay Rate $18.17-20.52/hr., depending on level of position.  

Directs and participates in the installation, diagnosis and repair of equipment and structures. The equipment is located at the Waste Treatment Plant, lift stations and CSO overflow points in the collection system.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Develops, maintains and modifies maintenance schedules for the servicing of all wastewater equipment.
• Responsible for major maintenance on pumps, blowers, motors and piping.
• Performs duties such as preventative maintenance of natural gas engines, pump repair and replacement, laser alignment of equipment and general repair of facilities.
• HVAC knowledge (installation of heating, cooling and refrigeration systems).
• Welding (arc, mig, tig, heliarc, carbon arc)
• Cutting (cutting torches, plasma, cut off tools, saws, etc.)
• Assures that the necessary equipment and materials are available for repairs and service.
• Assures that all work completed in the department complies with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, as well as all other applicable policies and regulations.
• Maintains detailed company records of any additions and modifications made to equipment, process and procedure.
• Conducts field inspections of structures and equipment to assure that they are mechanically sound, and operating properly and in good condition.
• Works with various department and outside contractors. Personally inspects work to assure that it is being performed properly and within company guidelines.
• Performs preventive maintenance, scheduled maintenance and repair work orders. Compares them with historical data to assure that department functions are being properly carried out and to assist in forming department work plans.
• Assist Director in the development of annual O and M budget.
• Remains abreast of the latest industrial developments relating to the maintenance field and may make recommendations for updating or improving existing equipment.

• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• High school diploma or equivalent education required.
• Journeyman Card desirable.
• 5 years related experience for public utilities or private industry.

• Knowledge of electrical/electronic maintenance work.
• Must be able to follow Arc Flash Safety procedures.
• Basic knowledge in electrical, electronics, hydraulics, mathematics, mechanics, and pneumatics.
• Ability to communicate effectively within company, outside contractors and other utilities.
• Must possess through knowledge and ability to read schematics, make written material and parts requests.
• Ability to prepare a bill of material for new projects to management.
• General office software. MS Office suite.
• Maintenance Management System.
• Hydraulics.
• Must negotiate stairs.
• Must visually trace piping.
• Must be able to hand operate manual valves from below floor level to ceiling height.
• Must be able to climb and work on a ladder.
• Must be able to work around open and unprotected water.
• Must be able to work in high place.
• Must be able to make decisions based upon audio and visual observations
• Must be able to work in confined spaces.
• Must be able to work alone.
• Must interact with coworkers and public with tact and diplomacy.

• Valid Driver's License is required.
• Journeyman Card desirable.

Calculator, computer, telephone, fax machine, photocopier. Drive City Vehicle, use manhole
confined space equipment, use gas and water testing equipment. Use electronic testing
equipment to perform trouble shooting on Instrumentation and computer equipment. Must
wear steel toed boots, cold weather gear and related equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job in  

About the Organization South Bend is the economic, educational, media, and cultural hub of a multi-county region spanning the Michigan-Indiana border. It's the fourth-largest city in Indiana with over 100,000 residents. South Bend's flourishing collegiate community and burgeoning tech industry have built upon the foundation of the city's industrial past to create a vibrant present and a promising future. The city's 14 institutions of higher learning, including the internationally renowned University of Notre Dame, infuse South Bend with creative energy in the arts, business, and technology. Combined with recent economic growth, strong neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living, exciting recreational opportunities, and thriving arts venues make South Bend a fabulous place to live, work, and, play.

***AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.***  
EOE Statement EOE/ADA Statement

The City of South Bend provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application/hiring process should contact the Legal Department's ADA Compliance Officer at and Office of Human Resources at to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The City of South Bend seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality public safety officers, staff and administration. The City of South Bend is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented candidates and others that will enhance our community in compliance with EO No. 1-2016 Section 1. Moreover, the City of South Bend prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  

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