Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK 73501

Job Title: MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN  One (1) position available
Announcement #:    2354                                           

Location: Public Works Department / Wastewater Treatment Plant
Beginning Salary:    $1,100.80 bi-weekly
Closing Date:         5 pm April 12, 2013
Status:                 Full-time

Position Purpose

Provides a variety of skilled and technical work in the maintenance, diagnosis and repair of all electrical and mechanical equipment associated with the Wastewater Treatment Plant and its related facilities.  Work involves routine maintenance, inspection and repair of equipment, machinery and related apparatus at the treatment plant, pump stations and reservoirs. Mechanics make inspections of equipment to determine both operating and mechanical condition.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Knowledge of electric, hydraulic, pneumatic motors and controls, and of proper methods of repair and maintenance.  Knowledge of operating principles of pumps, control systems, and other equipment related to Water and Wastewater treatment facilities. Work involves maintenance, inspections and repair of equipment, machinery and related apparatus, at the treatment plant, pump stations and reservoirs.  Inspects equipment to determine operating condition and needed repairs.  Determines materials, supplies and equipment required for maintenance and repairs.  Performs maintenance duties to include grounds keeping, carpentry, masonry and welding jobs as needed.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Possession of valid driver’s license by date of hire. Possession of or the ability to obtain Class “D” Wastewater certification from the Department of Environmental Quality within one year of date of employment.  Graduation from an accredited high school, vocational school or possess a GED and six (6) years of increasingly responsible skilled maintenance or construction work, including three (3) years  experience in the repair, maintenance and operation of electric motors, controls and mechanical equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.



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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.