Pump Maintenance Technician

City of Chula Vista | Chula Vista, CA

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Posted Date 1/06/2021

The City of Chula Vista is seeking a highly motivated Pump Maintenance Technician to perform a variety of skilled pump operation, repair and maintenance work related to wastewater lift stations, municipal swimming pools, public display fountains, aquarium pump equipment and their related electrical control centers; and to perform related work as assigned.

Salary: $4,793.21 - $5,826.19 Monthly

Essential Functions:
Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: inspect, operate, maintain and repair of wastewater lift station facilities including pump motors, diesel generators, motor control centers, natural gas engines, piping, wiring, switches, and valves; operate, maintain, and repair public display fountains and municipal swimming pool systems including circulation, filtration, chemical feed, water heating, solar heating system and associated electrical systems; maintain and repair seawater circulation, filtration, ozonation systems and related electrical systems; inspect and adjust equipment; research, specify equipment parts and materials for procurement; clean and lubricate as necessary; troubleshoot and repair operating problems; rebuild and modify equipment as necessary; perform routine chemical tests, evaluate results and adjust chemical balance accordingly; perform basic housekeeping of facilities; operate Supervisory Data Acquisition (SCADA) System via computers; install, monitor and remove sewer flow recorder as requested; read and interpret plans, blueprints, schematics, manuals and specifications; use and maintain a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools and test equipment related to the work; observe safe work methods and safety precaution related to the work; utilize appropriate safety equipment in working around hazardous chemicals, gases and raw sewage; ensure proper storage of chemicals; work underground in confined spaces to remove obstructions or make repairs; perform routine carpentry and painting work on equipment and facilities and incidental landscape maintenance duties; respond to emergency situations in off-hours as required; keep work related records using a computer; operate City vehicles with attachments skillfully and safely; set up and operate confined space entry equipment; set up and remove traffic control devices in roadway work areas; in the absence of the supervisor, assume responsibilities as needed; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer services; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Three years of responsible experience involving pump maintenance operation and repair work, or as an electrician. Experience operating SCADA systems, control system automation, confined space operations and rescue, and respirator use, including the use of SCBA devices and arc flash safety is highly desirable.

Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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