CH2M Lead Wastewater Mechanic - Gresham, Oregon in Portland, Oregon

CH2M is now Jacobs.

Support our clients wastewater site in Gresham Oregon and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.

As a Wastewater Mechanic, you’ll have the chance to perform electrical repair and maintenance at the Gresham Wastewater Treatment plant.

Working with other members of the team, you’ll help support our clients needs.

If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you.

Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on buildings, structures, grounds, machinery and equipment

  • Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunctions; replaces packing in pumps or valves; replaces bearings in motors, pumps, and other equipment; tunes engines, sets valve clearance, cleans, and adjusts regulators

  • Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and to prevent recurrences Installs and sets up new equipment

  • Cleans out pipes and performs other plumbing and pipe fitting tasks as required

  • Uses gas and/or arc welding equipment to heat, cut, braze, or weld

  • Performs duties of electrician or painter in their absence

  • Assists in keeping maintenance records

  • Communicates effectively at all levels regarding recommended mainte­nance and repair procedures Follows written and oral instructions

  • Performs other duties as required

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

The work area can involve a working environment indoors as well as outdoors, which could cause exposure to outdoor elements; proper environmental attire will be required. Some areas can have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, pathogens and various chemicals. The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact.

Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination to work on equipment and piping, have vision sufficient to maintain collection system, have hearing in the normal range with or without correction. In an 8-hour shift must be able to transport self across the facility, ascend and descend stair steps, lift objects up to 50 pounds from floor level to waist height, climb and work off of a ladder or scaffold and climb into and out of vehicles having high ground clearance, carry a 50 pound tool box up a flight of stairs, use arms and back to tighten and loosen nuts and bolts; work in confined spaces and wear and use appropriate safety equipment.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Three to four (3-4) years of experience with the maintenance and repair of pumps, small electrical devices and other items associated in a wastewater plant or related industrial setting

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Valid driver's license and the ability to be covered by Jacob's auto insurer

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Certification in maintenance and mechanical skills

CH2M is now Jacobs, join us and love what you do. Focus on tackling the toughest challenges with a smile as you support the development of life-changing infrastructure that improves communities across Oregon. See the inherent value in your point of view as you deliver for our clients.

Jacob's will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.

CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.