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Environmental Facilities Mechanic

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Location: Rochester, NY
Title: Environmental Facilities Mechanic
Deadline: Until Filled
Salary: $35,270 - $48,326 annually
Agency/Dept.: Environmental Services

Description of Duties

This is a skilled mechanical position in the Monroe County Department of Environmental Services in the field of wastewater collection, conveyance, treatment and solid waste processing.  This position differs from Maintenance Mechanic I and Station Mechanic (Electrical, Instrumentation, and Mechanical) by the broader scope involved when completing interrelated duties and assignments, planning and coordinating work activities within a site, and the less technical nature of the position.  The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a higher-level staff member with some leeway for independent judgment; however, the more complex work is reviewed by inspection daily, post completion, and thereafter on a periodic basis.  Incumbents may be required to work in all types of weather, including extremes of hot and cold, ascend and descend up to one hundred feet and perform work in small, cramped spaces.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma or graduation from a trade school with a major in a mechanical trade, plus EITHER:

  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree (or 60 college semester credit hours) in a natural science, engineering science, civil engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, chemical technology, instrumentation technology, environmental science or a closely related field; OR,
  2. Two (2) years paid full time or its part time equivalent experience in a universal mechanical trade such as power transmission equipment, material handling equipment, millwright work, welding, plumbing, construction trades, hydraulics/pneumatics equipment, automotive repair, pipe-fitting, electrical, or machine shop; OR,
  3. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

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