Maintenance Mechanic I

$42,432 - $55,265 yearly
  • Oakland County
  • Jun 10, 2022
Full time General Labor

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic I

$42,432.00 - $55,265.08 Annually
Waterford, MI
Job Type
Full Time
Water Resources Commissioner
Job Number
Job Summary

Under limited supervision, provides a variety of maintenance and repair duties important to the operation of County sanitary sewer, water, storm drain and/or lake level control systems, equipment, and structures. Performs inspections to keep assigned systems functional, and to evaluate new construction projects for conformance with standards. Keeps daily records of activities. Operates a variety of machinery, including vactor, back hoe, dump truck and bucket machine. Performs a variety of semi-skilled trade work such as carpentry, grounds maintenance, and/or plumbing. Answers complaints according to policy and direction, and makes emergency repairs. Is responsible for safe work procedures. Duties may involve hazardous working conditions common to below ground and/or confined space. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
Employees of this classification are required to be available for operational problems, equipment emergencies, widespread storms, power outages and other operations and maintenance emergencies as deemed necessary by management after normal working hours, weekends and holidays.  Also, employees in this classification are required to be on assigned On-Call and/or On-Call alternate, as required by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application: 

  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
  • Valid Driver's License Number

At time of application, applicants must:

1.  Possess a high school diploma or have completed the state requirements for a GED certificate.
2.  Have one (1) year of full-time experience in sewer and/or water system maintenance.
3.  Possess a valid motor vehicle Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Group "A" designation.

A. Sewer Maintenance “N” endorsement with air brakes
B. Const Drain Maint “N” endorsement with air brakes
C. Sewage Treat Plants “N” endorsement with air brakes
D. Water Maintenance Air brakes endorsement
E. Systems Control None
F. Retention Basins None
G. Cross Connection None
H. Pump Maintenance None
4.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this class.
5.  Successfully complete the six month probationary period.
College Transcripts
If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, Institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education
higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.
Work History
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your
NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.

Special Requirements

Maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) as specified under required minimum qualifications