Job Description

Maintenance Technician I (DWT and WWT)
Spartanburg, SC, United States of America

Job Skills / Requirements

Under general supervision, assists in operation and maintenance of the buildings, grounds, and equipment for all remote collection and distribution facilities. Conducts inspections on a routine basis on all building, grounds and equipment at each location, Performs electrical and mechanical equipment installation, repair, and maintenance duties; performs preventive maintenance as necessary Operates various heavy maintenance equipment as necessary. Reports to the Collection and Distribution Maintenance Coordinator or assigned Manager.



  1. Inspects and maintains remote facility equipment to ensure proper working order; checks oil, water, and fuel levels; add fluids as needed; inspects belts and replaces when necessary.


  1. Performs preventive maintenance tasks; changes and adds oil and grease to motors, gearboxes, boilers, and generators at all remote facilities; greases and adjusts chains, screens and gates; checks vibration on pumps and motors; replaces lights at all remote facilities.


  1. Utilizes Computerized Work Order system to accept and complete work orders or compliance related tasks or assignments. Ensures that all work related documents or forms are completed promptly and efficiently.


  1. Conducts various tasks related to electrical systems; installs wiring for electrical devices, switches, receptacles, and other electrical components; inspects starters and motors; cleans contacts; checks breakers; inspects loose connections on relays and terminal blocks; troubleshoots electrical motors to locate overloads, bad connections, shorts in wires, and related faults; uses a volt-ohm meter and temperature and vibration sensor to check volts, amps, ohms, temperature and vibrations.


  1. Serves “on-call” on a rotating schedule to assist with after hour emergency situations. Serves “on call” during inclement weather events.


  1. Prepares and transmits confined space entry forms, preventive maintenance activity reports, gas reports, daily time sheets, vehicle inspection records, and vehicle maintenance records; logs information within established time frame.


  1. Assists with repairs on mechanical and electrical equipment at collection system pump stations; reports major repair needs; assists in removing/repairing force mains, air/vacuum valves on force mains, pumps, motors, and other equipment; assists in repairing and/or replacing lines at facilities.


  1. Operates and maintains various valves e.g. check, ball, butterfly, gate, regulator, and surge at facilities and on pipelines using manual and powered operators.


  1. Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; conforms to all federal, state, and local codes and regulations; performs procedures and functions according to internal safety standards.


  1. Communicates and interacts with the immediate supervisor, co-workers, supervisor in other departments, sales representatives, , customers, and the general public


  1. Loads and unloads trucks manually and with forklift trucks.


  1. Performs other related duties as required.

Education Requirements (Any)

High School diploma or equivalent

Additional Information / Benefits


  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and one to two years of experience in mechanical and/or electrical maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Must obtain crane certification within one year of the date of hire

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance

This job reports to the Collection and Distribution AGM Coordinator

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 2