Utility Lead Maintenance Mechanic

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades Utilities
  • Salary: $34,537.77 - $55,185.32 Annually USD

Job Description


Education and Experience : A High School diploma or GED, and five (5) years of experience in construction, maintenance or repair of water wells or pumping stations or maintenance of various treatment equipment used at a water or wastewater plant, including two (2) years lead work or supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certificates : Some positions will require a Class "D" Water Operations License issued by the State of Texas within one (1) year after appointment and a Class "C" Water Operators License issued by the State of Texas required within two and a half (2.5) years of appointment. A valid Texas Driver's License and a Commercial Driver's License Class A or B will be required within six (6) months after appointment including a HAZMAT endorsement on some positions.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, supervise, coordinate, oversee, lead, guide, and perform repairs in water well and booster pump and/or water or wastewater plant treatment equipment repair, installation, and maintenance through all areas of the El Paso Water.

Typical Duties

Supervise and oversee water well and booster pump, water or wastewater plant treatment equipment repair and maintenance. Involves: Prepare work orders. Maintain and operate wells reservoirs, pumps, chlorination or other disinfection feed equipment, well, booster station, various water or wastewater treatment or sludge collection equipment, and/or lift station equipment. Perform a variety of hands-on general to specific maintenance tasks install valves, cut with torches, weld, install pumps, break down pumps for inspections and maintenance, install water cans in new construction of booster stations, adjust pump impellers, wash walls of reservoirs, repair water leaks on discharge lines and small fittings, get Bac-t's samples and chlorine residuals from boosters, wells and reservoirs. Ensure all preventative and corrective maintenance is completed according to all regulatory rules and guidelines. Record water pressure, level, flow rate, stages, RPM's, frame, model number, etc. into database. Oversee and monitor contractors to ensure work is performed in a proper, safe and timely manner. Ensure contracted preventative and corrective maintenance is performed to comply with all regulatory requirements. Develop and provide safety training to contracted workers.

Supervises crew leaders, trades, technical and labor staff. Involves: Schedule, assign, and review of operational and procedural activities. Prioritize and coordinate crew activities. Instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide training and development. Enforce personnel rules, regulations, and work standards. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony.

Perform related duties as required. Involves: Perform duties of subordinate personnel or others as necessary to ensure continuity of operations during absences. Interact with federal, state and local officials, supervisors, contractors, other departments, coworkers or the general public.

General Information

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Salary Range: $16.60 - $24.05 per hour
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test date: To be announced.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See résumé" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

El Paso, Texas United States View Map