This is a skilled position in repairing, rebuilding and replacing pumps. The incumbent is also responsible for the maintenance of pumping stations, equipment, generators and motors. The work is performed under general direction and in accordance with prescribed procedures with wide leeway in planning and executing work assignments. Does related work as required.
Repairs, rebuilds and replaces large capacity water and wastewater pumps and auxiliary equipment and parts; Supervises the installation and repair of mountings, pumps, drive shafts, universal joints and related pump parts; Plans, supervises and participates in the routine maintenance activities of pump stations such as mopping and waxing floors, painting walls, floors and ceilings and mowing grass; Operates drills, grinders and lathes in repairing and fabricating parts of pumps; Leads in and participates in rebuilding, repacking and repairing pumps; Sets up programs to maintain pumps at operational levels; Leads in the emergency operations of pumps and equipment during high water and flooding conditions; Operates motor equipment in transporting workers and equipment to pumping stations.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge in repairing, replacing, rebuilding and maintaining large capacity pumping equipment; good knowledge in the operation and safety precautions of tools in fabricating and repairing pumps; ability to read and follow specifications in the construction of concrete mounts and in replacing and rebuilding pumps; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; dependability; ability to keep minor records in the use of materials and supplies and equipment; ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Two years of experience in the repair, replacement, maintenance and rebuilding of large capacity pumps.
MUST HAVE VALID NEW YORK STATE DRIVER’S LICENSE. Must maintain the license during the entire length of appointment.
This is routine manual work involving responsibility for the collection and disposal of refuse and maintenance of streets. The work is performed in a close supervision at all times. Does related work as required.
Assists in patching and grading of streets; Rakes, tamps and shovels coal patches; Cleans and flushes streets; Shovels and removes snow from streets; Collects and disposes of rubbish; Assists in repairing sweepers; Works on refused collection route, lifting cans from curb to truck or emptying cans in truck; Oils and cinders streets; May clean vehicles after each shift; Assists in the paving of city streets.
FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Willingness to perform routine manual work; ability to lift heavy weights; willingness to work under all weather conditions; physical strength and endurance; sobriety; ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition as necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
New York State Class 5 vehicle driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain the license during the entire length of appointment.
This position involves the performance of skilled work in the maintenance and repair of water systems, sewer systems, and roads. Operates equipment required in the process of snow removal. The incumbent performs work requiring specialized technical skills and may direct a small work force in activities concerned with the continued use and effective operation of the water and sewer systems. Work is performed under general supervision of the Senior Water and Sewer System Maintainer and or Assistant Supervisor/Supervisor of the bureau. Does related work as required.
Performs maintenance and repair on sewer mains and laterals and sewer system entries involving concrete and brick work; Lays storm and sanitary sewer lines; Lays water mains and makes taps on mains for services to consumers; Turns off and renews consumers’ services; Repairs and installs hydrants and meters; Tests for and repairs leaks in mains and services; Caulks joints; Operates dump trucks in connection with the work; Rebuilds and repairs catch basins, sewer mains laterals and head stones; Makes minor repairs on small pumps; Operates a variety of equipment and uses power tools required to repair and maintain the city water and sewer systems; including water pumps, compressors, black topping and cement mixing, vacuum truck, bucket loaders, backhoes; Plows and Salts city streets as required for snow removal; Cares for tools, supplies and equipment; Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance tasks. Does related work as required.
FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Good knowledge of the principles, practices, tools, equipment, terminology and safety precautions involved in the maintenance of water distribution systems and sanitary sewer collection systems; working knowledge of the operation and repair of pumps and compressors; ability to operate equipment in the repair and maintenance of the water and sewer systems; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to work with others and to lead in small work projects; ability to keep minor records in the use of materials, supplies and equipment; ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, excel spreadsheets, and Cartegraph database, at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition as necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
(a) Five years of progressively increasing experience in the construction, repair and maintenance of either the City of Binghamton’s water distribution and/or sewer systems; or
(b) Six years of external experience in the construction, repair and maintenance of water distribution and/or sanitary sewer collection systems. Candidates should be willing to demonstrate capability and proficiency in the use of all equipment.
Possession of a CDL-B New York State driver’s license at time of appointment is required and maintain the license during the entire length of appointment.
This work involves removing the money box from parking kiosks, checking for parking meter violations and other standing traffic violations. Work is performed under general supervision of the Police Officer in charge of the traffic unit in accordance with prescribed procedures and routines. Does related work as required.
Issues summonses for standing violations; Checks to see if parking meters/kiosks are functioning properly and reports if meters/kiosks are malfunctioning and/or need repair; Collects money from kiosks; Advises drivers as to the reasons for issuance of summonses; Provides information to the public concerning location of private and public parking facilities; May operate a three-wheel scooter in the performance of duties; Makes periodic reports of activities to the traffic violations bureau.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Good knowledge of local ordinances governing parking and parking meters; Ability to keep simple records; Ability to follow oral and written instructions; Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner; Ability to operate a motor scooter; Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. Ability to walk/stand for long periods in all weather conditions.
Graduation from high school or high school equivalency diploma.
Possession of license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of New York at the time of appointment and maintain the license during the entire length of appointment.
This is skilled work in repairing and maintaining a variety of automotive and related types of equipment. The scope of tasks ranges from the repair and rebuilding of gasoline and diesel engines to the repair of truck and car bodies to specialized public works apparatus. The incumbent works independently on assignments from higher level department employees or officers, but usually from work orders or defective equipment as reported by equipment operators. The incumbent may be assigned senior supervisory or lead roles over other Mechanics, Attendants and Laborers in a satellite or split shift operation. Does related work as required.
Performs skilled tasks in rebuilding and repairing gasoline and diesel powered equipment, including cars, trucks, sweepers, rollers and specialized mechanical equipment such as bulldozers, graders, backhoes, salters and air compressors; Removes, repairs or replaces clutches, rear ends, brakes, exhausts, shock absorbers, manual transmissions, cooling systems and ignition systems; Assists in and repairs miscellaneous equipment and facilities including bridges; Inspects motor equipment to establish compliance with minimum safety standards for operating equipment; Makes repairs on equipment in the field and operates equipment in test runs and/or in returning defective equipment to the central garage; Repairs various equipment including hydraulic and electrical systems; Tunes, adjusts and where necessary, completely overhauls gasoline and diesel engines; Assists with or independently repairs body work, including the use of welding tools.
(a) Five years of experience in the repair of a variety of automotive equipment, including the rebuilding of gasoline and diesel engines; or
(b) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State recognized two year college with an Associate’s Degree in automotive mechanics and three years of experience described in (a); or
(c) An equivalent combination of training and experience within the limits defined in (a) and (b).
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS:
1. Eligibility for a New York State Inspector’s Certificate and possession at time of appointment and maintain the certificate during the entire length of appointment;
2. Eligibility for CDL-B Driver’s License whenever the work requires the operation of heavy motor equipment, which must be obtained within six (6) months after employment and maintain the license during the entire length of appointment.
Students perform the following activities during the summer: collect road inventory and condition surveys; determine repair alternatives and associated unit costs; generate a prioritized listing of road repairs using CAMP-RS computer program; create a five year plan using prioritized listings; instruct a municipal employee on how to update CAMP-RS; prepare a final summary report; present report to the elected Board; provide a copy of the final report, including five-year plan, to CLRP and the municipality; complete an internship/program evaluation form; and assist the highway department in other roles as time permits. Training is provided over three-days on May 30th and 31st and June 1st. 1-1/2 days are with the municipal employee and the student together, who are taught about pavement management systems and CAMP-RS in particular. Municipal employees and students work together to survey real roads, input data into CAMP-RS, and generate reports.
(A) College student in engineering field (preferred) with an interest in road and highway maintenance and management.
Under general supervision, performs skilled electronic and electrical work involving the troubleshooting, installation, and repair of the sophisticated and elementary, instrumentation power and control systems in the wastewater treatment facility, or sewer systems. The work involves responsibility for the installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of electronic instruments and devices used to operate, measure and monitor wastewater treatment processes. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Head Electrician with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and carrying out the details of the work. Does related work as required.
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