Al Udeid Air BaseThe Pump Mechanic maintains, inspects, tests and repairs wastewater pumps and related equipment.Principal Accountabilities(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.
Maintains, cleans, replaces and repairs pumps, electric motors, automatic controls, valves, piping, plumbing, mechanical assemblies and related pump station equipment.
Operates portable pumps, ventilators, generators, air tools, gas detectors and similar portable equipment; may operate a variety of vehicles such as fork lifts, dump trucks, flatbed trucks, loaders, tractors, backhoes, sewer cleaning and vacuum trucksCoordinates wastewater collection system activities with other divisions, outside agencies and organizations.
identifies and corrects safety hazardsResponds to emergency calls for service on a call-out basis and works outside normal working hours as neededPerforms other related duties as requiredKnowledge & SkillsWorking knowledge of practices, procedures, tools and materials used in the maintenance, repair and installation of heavy plant equipment, pumps, motors, controllers, variable speed and chain drives, and lift stationsKnowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to maintenance and repair of wastewater equipment and distributionAbility to read and follow work orders and instructions, and read and interpret plans, specifications, repair manuals and diagnostic test resultsAbility to use a variety of test instruments and power, hydraulic or hand toolsAbility to respond quickly to critical situations, and carry out work assignments as instructedAbility to maintain accurate recordsAbility to communicate effectively orally and in writingInterpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Ability to use a computer and related softwareExperience & EducationHigh school diploma or equivalentThree (3) years experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of heavy industrial equipment such as pumps, motors, vari-speed and chain drives, and lift stations.
Physical Requirements / Working EnvironmentMust be able to meet the physical demands, have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.
There is a frequent need to stand, sit, stoop, walk, climb and balance, work in confined spaces, lift heavy objects and perform other physical activities during the course of the workday.
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditionsFacilities / Maintenance / Repair (Full-time)Job Posting Mar 18, 2020, 2 : 09 : 22 PMUnposting Date Ongoing