Water Resources Maintenance Mechanic II

City of Buckeye, AZ
May 20, 2023
Buckeye, AZ
Job Type


Position Scope


GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs routine skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work at the Water Resource Department facilities including: wastewater treatment plants, lift stations, water treatment sites, PRV stations and well sites. Acts as back-up to the Lead Maintenance Mechanic.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Maintains large and specialized equipment.
  • Researches parts and obtains quotes. Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots motors, controls, valves, electrical equipment, compressors and well equipment at the Water Resources Department facilities.
  • Monitors and repairs water well and booster stations; maintains water chlorinator and generating equipment.
  • Fabricates, constructs, installs, and repairs equipment and machinery.
  • Operates a variety of trucks and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.
  • Maintains operation and maintenance records and schedules.
  • Completes required daily documentation, logs and reports.
  • Acts as back-up to the Lead Maintenance Mechanic.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or GED equivalent and four (4) years in the maintenance and operations of wastewater treatment, collections, water distribution, water treatment and equipment operations experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • City policies and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of water and wastewater treatment distribution and operation.
  • Equipment maintenance and repair methods and materials.
  • Methods, practices, tools, and materials used in maintaining, repairing, or constructing deep well facilities, booster stations, wastewater treatment plant equipment and machinery and wastewater lift stations.
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics of systems involving pneumatic tanks, deep wells, air compressors, actuators, wet wells, pumps, and booster stations.
  • Safety standards and practices.
  • Traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation.
  • The principles of record keeping and records management.

Skill In & Ability to:

  • Safely operate trucks and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Ensure safe practices are followed, including correct use of PPE, and adhering to all safety guidelines per equipment standards.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers regarding routine and non-routine techniques, operations and general standards.
  • Follow and effectively communicate verbal and written instructions.
  • Read and interpret maps, technical specifications and operations manuals for vehicles and equipment.
  • Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of work.

Additional Information
Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Arizona Driver's License at time of hire. Possess or have the ability to obtain a grade II Water or Wastewater Operator Certification from ADEQ within one year of hire.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: Work is performed outdoors and in public facilities.
Work will require heavy physical exertion including lifting between 25-50 pounds regularly.
Position Reports To: Water Resources Maintenance Supervisor
Supervision Exercised: None
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Employee Benefits & Wellness

The City offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time classified and management employees. Part-time classified employees may be eligible for select benefits where defined.

For complete Benefit Plan & Wellness Information, please visit the City website at:
Benefits & Wellness

City benefit plans are subject to change at any time.
Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2023 5:00 PM Mountain

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