JOB SUMMARY: The responsibilities of this classification include repairing, maintaining, overhauling and installing a variety of machinery, including pumps, motors, grinders, blowers, compressors, presses, injection systems and hydraulic and pneumatic equipment to a journey level.
Waste Water Treatment Division within King County is committed to the principles of equity and social justice. We value diverse perspectives and life experiences in our workforce and are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. WTD strives to provide equitable services to residents and businesses across King County.
WORK SCHEDULE: The treatment plants are operated 24 / 7. This position currently works a 4 x 10 schedule. Applicants must be available to work any assigned schedule. This position is overtime eligible.
Maintain, repair, troubleshoot and overhaul a variety of complex machinery.
Install, repair, maintain and design piping and plumbing systems for sewage, water, gases, chemicals and solids using appropriate materials.
Design, fabricate and repair plant piping, equipment guards and bases using welding equipment, metal inert and tungsten inert gases, arc, cutting, torch and plasma cutter and plastic welder.
Install, design and fabricate a variety of metal fixtures including vents, air ducts, doors, louvers, containers, equipment covers, machinery bases and support members.
Plan equipment repairs using blueprints, engineering drawings, computer-aided design, Maintenance Information Management System (MIMS), operations and maintenance manuals, vendor data, catalogs, internet or intranet information, work with Computer-Aided Design (CAD) personnel to provide as-built drawings to facilitate parts and material ordering, equipment assembly and modifications.
Operate, maintain and inspect mobile/overhead cranes and forklifts (up to 40 tons) to remove, maintain and install multi-ton industrial machinery using safe rigging techniques.
Operate a variety of machine shop equipment including fusion machines, hot saws, band saws, mills, lathes, radial drill, hydraulic press and surface grinder to fabricate parts, sleeves, shafts, bushings, cutters. Make tools and repair threads to meet design specifications according to the manufacturer's blueprints.
Use testing equipment and software, measurement, vibration and ultrasonic techniques in the evaluation and troubleshooting of equipment problems.
Lead the work for the assigned crew involved in the repair, overhaul, installation, and maintenance of equipment as determined by the supervisor.
Journey level of the mechanical maintenance trade which is typically found in four-plus years of working experience as a millwright or related occupation which includes a broad scope of mechanical maintenance responsibilities
Journey level of the application of plumbing techniques and principles; journey of all types of welding techniques and principles; Vibration analysis techniques, measurements, test equipment and software in troubleshooting and/or maintaining rotating machinery; Journey level of the application of pump/motor overhaul techniques and principles
Advanced knowledge of packing, bearings, and mechanical seals; Advanced knowledge of in reading schematic drawings and PID's
Correct use and care of power and hand tools and their safe operation; knowledge of carpentry techniques to build supports for the repair and overhaul of machinery
Chemical safety procedures associated with handling hazardous materials such as raw sewage
Skilled in using an automated maintenance work order system; demonstrated skill in using a computer and associated software
Application of lubrication principles and techniques to a journey-level
Demonstrated skill in the use of troubleshooting equipment, machinist measuring techniques and tools and the operation of mills, lathes and drill press
Excellent oral and written communication techniques and principles and to apply these skill in reading, writing and following oral and written instructions; Skill in working with a diverse group of individuals in varying occupations and varying skill levels; Skill in working in a team environment
Internal Number: 2020RB11390
About King County- Wastewater Treatment Division
The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks works in support of sustainable and livable communities and a clean and healthy natural environment. Our mission is to foster environmental stewardship and strengthen communities by providing regional parks, protecting the region's water, air, land and natural habitats, and reducing, safely disposing of and creating resources from wastewater and solid waste.
DNRP accomplishes its work through the Director's Office and its four divisions: Parks and Recreation, Solid Waste, Wastewater, and Water and Land Resources. The Department also provides leadership for the County's energy conservation, climate change, and clean water/healthy habitat initiatives in coordination with other departments and the Executive's Office.
King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) is a progressive, nationally recognized wastewater treatment utility serving a major urban and suburban area of 1.6 million. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, WTD provides wastewater conveyance and treatment services to 32 local governments in western King and south Snohomish counties through long-term service agreements. The individual local govern...ments operate the local sewage collection systems that provide sewer service directly to residences and businesses, while WTD provides the major interceptors and treatment plants for the region. WTD employs approximately 600 people and has a current operating budget of $85 million. WTD is also engaged in a $1.7 billion capital improvement program intended to protect water quality and accommodate the substantial growth projected for the greater Seattle area over the next thirty years.
WTD is part of King County’s Department of Natural Resources and Parks, which also manages much of the region’s solid waste through its Solid Waste Division, and regional parks through its Parks Division. The department also undertakes and manages a variety of surface water services and water quality activities through its Water and Land Resources Division. More information can be found at: http://dnr.metrokc.gov/
King County, one of the largest counties in the U. S., is governed by a directly elected executive and a thirteen member legislative body, elected by districts. It engages in a broad range of governmental functions and services and employs approximately 13,000 people.