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Maintenance Apprentice - Electrical

Company: Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission
Location: Newark
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Maintenance Apprentice is responsible for assisting in the maintenance and repair of all types of machinery and equipment used in the collection, treatment, and disposal of wastewater and biosolids. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, Measure, cut, bend wire and conduit using measuring instruments and hand tools. Trace out short circuits in wiring using test meter. Strip insulation from wire ends using wire stripping pliers and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering. Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections using hand tools. Assist in the maintenance and repair of all types of machinery and equipment, including pumps, compressors, conveyors, bearings, belts and chains, coupling alignment, gear boxes and bench work. Perform machine operations including grinders; drill press; saws; miscellaneous machines; alter and repair fixture and tools; sharpening tools. Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, hand truck, or heavy- motorized truck. Requirements: High School/Vocational School Diploma or equivalency certificate and possess a valid New Jersey Driver---s License Minimum two (2) years--- experience in general maintenance. Must be available for emergencies and job assignments on a 24-hour basis. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position and carry out oral and written instructions. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and representatives. Must demonstrate the ability to learn and retain technical information. Basic knowledge of the standard tools, methods, practices and safety precautions involved in the particular function assigned. Must qualify for and possess the ability to perform entry into Confined Spaces while wearing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), in compliance with PVSC---s Facial Hair Grooming Policy. Working Conditions: Workers are employed in conditions associated with a wastewater treatment plant and sewer collection system and will be required to work indoors and outdoors. To Apply: All applicants must meet the NJ First Act residency requirements.

Keywords: Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, Newark , Maintenance Apprentice - Electrical, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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