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Fairfax County Government
Executes the duties of a lead mechanic and performs highly skilled mechanical work. Performs general maintenance tasks such as wet well cleaning, grounds keeping and routine building maintenance. As a lead worker, performs maintenance & repair on various types of specialize machinery located in wastewater pumping stations including wastewater pumps, electric motors, blowers, gasoline and diesel engines, generators, air compressors, trash grinders, other screening equipment and various types of pumps control devices. Performs such maintenance & repair requires the use of shop tools and equipment, grinders, drills press, general power tools and hydraulic pulling & press equipment. Determines the requirement for repair work by both visual inspection and conducting predictive maintenance tests on various equipment. Identifies parts required from equipment diagrams & repair parts lists and secures repairs parts in order to make necessary repair or replacement of machinery. Demonstrates a high degree of initiative & sound independent judgment. Assign maintenance tasks to subordinate staff & provides supervision, guidance and training to them. Performance of duties is carried out following all safety procedures at all times, this work must be carried out under adverse weather conditions. Maintains records of work required, work performed, repair parts and materials required as well as materials used. Maintains tool and shop equipment inventory as required accomplishing assigned tasks. Respond to pumping station alarms and takes appropriate action. In the absence of pumping station supervisor, assumes the duties of assigning and supervising the work of maintenance crews. Participates in safety training and technical programs. Performs other related duties as required.
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all- inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to the following:
graduation from high school, or a GED issued by a state department of education, or completion of a registered apprenticeship program and five years of experience in the maintenance and repair of pumps, motors and other wastewater equipment.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment physical examination, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Subject to 24 hour call back and must, therefore, be able to work emergency overtime. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions and may be exposed to raw waste or environments generating methane gas.
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
Experienced with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Able to utilize Microsoft Programs such as work and excel. Welding experience and electrical knowledge. Experience in the methods, tool and equipment used machines in the repair, overhaul and preventive maintenance of various types of sophisticated machinery located in wastewater pumping stations, and welding experience.
Able to lift 50 pounds. Drive 1/2, 3/4 & 1 ton utility truck and operate hoisting equipment. Stooping and extended standing. Frequent exposure to loud noises and rare exposure to airborne substances, routine climbing. Ability to distinguish colors. Must enter confined spaces w/weight restriction of 310 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview and may include exercise.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
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. EEO/AA/TTY.
Full benefits and a flexible work/home life.
Fairfax County was home to many of America’s earliest statesmen, including George Washington of Mount Vernon and George Mason of Gunston Hall. It is one of the premier centers of technology in the United States. Located just west of the nation’s capital, Fairfax County is the most populous jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It has a large, diverse and dynamic economy, and is home for eight Fortune 500 companies, more than 400 international owned firms, and the largest concentration of technology jobs of any major U.S. market. Minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses make significant contributions to the economy and add diversity to the business community.
The County offers residents an excellent environment in which to raise and educate their children. The Fairfax County Public School System and area private schools offer parents numerous education options. Fairfax County is also a leader in higher education, where five major colleges and universities, including the main campus of George Mason University, are located. Northern Virginia Community College – the largest community college in the Commonwealth of Virginia – has two campuses in Fairfax County. The community has a wealth of cultural and recreational resources that provide abundant opportunities for children to learn and grow.
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