Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Position

Work Days: 5 consecutive days, Monday thru Sunday, 40+ hours per week
Shift Time: Alternating shift work schedule (6:00AM – 2:00 PM, 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM or 10:00 PM – 6:00AM).
Pay Rate: $27.13 per hour + 4.27 per hour for benefits
Reports Directly To: IW/OW Operations Officer
Job Description:
NOREAS Environmental Services, LLC (NES) is looking for self-motivated and professional candidates to fill the position of machinery maintenance mechanic to support the needs of a U.S. Navy contract in the San Diego Metro area. NESI provides 24-7-365 hazardous wastewater treatment services at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Naval Air Station North Island, Naval Base Point Loma, and Naval Base San Diego. The ideal candidate will have a strong maintenance background that includes the ability to safely perform repairs and/or replacements of damaged equipment including but not limited to motors, pumps, valves and piping. Employees will be expected to overhaul, repair, adjust, align, rebuild, and install equipment in the system for proper operation and to detect problems before they occur.
In addition to performing corrective and preventive maintenance, the candidate will also be responsible for the procurement parts/equipment necessary for the repair/replacement of damaged equipment. This involves obtaining quotes from multiple vendors and selecting the most favorable pricing. Employee will work closely with procurement staff for purchasing. Maintenance Mechanics are required to complete daily inspection reports and logs in a timely fashion.
The first objective of the Machinery Maintenance Mechanic position is to become acclimated with daily plant operations and perform plant maintenance activities. The second objective is to undergo Plant Operator training with the intent of being promoted to a full-time Plant Operator. Once promoted to operator, pay increases to $29.10 per hour + 4.17 per hour for benefits. The Maintenance Mechanic will be required to work an alternating shift work schedule per shifts described above. The promotion to Plant Operator is dependent on the passage of the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Grade I Industrial Wastewater Operator certification exam within one year of hire date. NES will pay for the CWEA membership, first exam, and recurring membership/certification.
Skill, Knowledge & Responsibility:
Candidates must possess a good knowledge of, and be able to use all types of equipment, tools and measuring devices, portable power tools, grinder, drills, power saws, pipe and hand wrenches, powered abrasive saws, threading machines, concrete drills, hoists, and lubrication equipment. The incumbent must be able to perform the duties of the position with a minimum of supervision. Supervision is of a general nature directed by the IW/OW Manager with written or oral instructions and directives. Mechanics normally work alone on assignments, except on large tasks where the employee may work with other Operators.

The Industrial Waste Treatment Plant (IWTP) receives, stores, treats, and discharges treated industrial waste. Employees will be expected to follow established waste acceptance procedures in
order to properly manage the batch treatment system and ensure only compatible wastes are combined. Employees will assist in treatment of industrial waste which consists of properly characterizing, jar testing, treating, and discharging treated waste in compliance with San Diego Metropolitan Industrial Waste Discharge Program permit discharge limits. Employees are expected to perform jar tests using basic wet chemistry techniques. Experience with wastewater treatment and associated chemicals is preferred.
Physical Demands:
Stands, walks, or is moving most of the working day. Sits or stands in shops when performing repair or overhaul of equipment, works outside and inside pump station and machinery rooms, collection manholes, sumps, clarifiers, tanks, pump wells, and wet wells. Climbs ladders and stairs, works at heights to 20 feet and depths to 40 feet. Works is required in a kneeling, crouching, bending, or stooping position for extended periods. May be required to lift, hold, carry, or position parts and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. as required to assemble or disassemble equipment.

Desired Qualifications:
 Background in industrial wastewater management and treatment
 Completed 40 – hour HAZWOPER
 Experience with confined space entries
 Basic electrical skills
 Experience with lock-out-tag-out (LOTO) of energized systems
 Familiarity with completing Job Safety Analyses (JSAs), hot work permits, LOTO and EECP forms
 Class A Driver’s License
 Chemistry/Waste Water Treatment
Pre-Employment Screening:
All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a DOT and criminal background investigation in order to obtain military base access and use company vehicles. Employment offer is contingent upon a pre-employment health screening.
How to Apply:
Email a completed NES Employment Application and current resume to The most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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