Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #14-0063

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Wastewater Collection Division,
Department of Public Works & Environmental Services

Job # 14-0063

$45,137 to $60,183  (Grade S20)

Performs highly skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of wastewater pumping station machinery, pumps, and regular preventive maintenance services on this equipment as scheduled. Provides detailed supervision and guidance as a crew leader to a group of Plant Mechanic II's. Performs parts inventory and prepares bills of materials for repair/replacement projects. Collects data and information for a computerized maintenance management program. Participates in training and safety programs. Performs related duties as required; duties are performed under supervision.



Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education and five years of mechanical experience; including two years of wastewater experience.



Will be required to complete a criminal background check and physical examination to the satisfaction of the employer. Must have and maintain a valid motor vehicle driver's license. May be required to enter into permitted confined spaces, using an OSHA certified non-entry retrieval system, which includes a safety harness with a weight restriction of 310 pounds.



Welding experience and electrical knowledge. Experience in the methods, tools and equipment used by mechanics in the repair, overhaul and preventive maintenance of various types of sophisticated machinery located in wastewater pumping stations. Ability to make independent judgments and decisions within the framework of oral and written instructions, procedures, and accepted trade practices; and utilize an industry standard asset management system and SCADA system.



This position requires a five-day work schedule with participation in the trouble response after-hour program, which means that the appointee will be subject to 24 hour call-back and must, therefore, be able to work emergency overtime. This position will be subject to working in adverse weather conditions and may be exposed to raw waste.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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