Utility Maintenance Mechanic

at City of Dover in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The City of Dover is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Utility Maintenance Mechanic I in the Wastewater Division. The essential function of the position within the organization is maintenance and repair of the City’s 44 - 45 wastewater pump stations. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Inspecting wastewater pump stations daily to ensure proper functioning
  • Performing preventive maintenance and troubleshooting (mechanical, plumbing and electrical)
  • Wash grease and debris from wet wells, checking valves for proper operation, cleaning check valves, floats, domes, and electrodes, packing glands and pumps, replacing seals, and greasing pump
  • Repairing pumping stations and replacing equipment such as electrical starts, coils, mercury switches, electrodes, sealtrodes, floats, valves, or small compressors
  • Cleaning dry wells and outside of pumping station, including painting building, applying seal coat to parking areas, and escorting weed control contractor
  • Dumping waste container, replacing equipment bulbs and performing seasonal tasks such as snow removal
  • Prepare routine reports, maintain logs and records for area of responsibility
  • Problem solving ability and the ability to perform in demanding, high stress, emergency situations that require quick decision-making skills

Job Details


City of Dover


15 Loockerman Plaza
Dover, Delaware 19901
United States

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Job Posting: 808390

Posted On: May 28, 2021

Updated On: Jun 28, 2021