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Public Works Systems Technician

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $29.52 - $36.12 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0522-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
The Operations Division of the City of Salem Public Works Department has an exciting career opportunity for a System Tech in the Pumps and Controls work unit. The Systems Tech is responsible for preventative and routine mechanical, electrical, and electronic maintenance and repair work for the water treatment, reservoir, and water or wastewater pump and lift stations throughout the City. Mechanical systems include pumps, motors, generators, and valving systems in water and sewer stations. Electrical and electronic maintenance includes direct replacement, overhaul, and repair of electrical control and electronic instrumentation systems or devices and programmable controller monitoring systems.

Work hours for this position will be from 0630 to 1500 Monday through Friday. On-Call standby duty will be required for emergency response within a 1 hour response time to site.

The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!

If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of an organization that provides a great family-work life balance, and a cooperative and friendly work environment, the City of Salem is an excellent place for you.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check and drug test (including marijuana).
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Graduation from high school, or G.E.D., supplemented by the completion of technical courses in pump repair, electricity, electronic instrumentation, or related subjects; and three (3) years of work experience in the maintenance of industrial pumps, motors, and controls and in electrical and electronic work with programmable controllers, microprocessor-based systems, or distributed control systems; or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the examples of work.
  • Electrician License, Limited Maintenance (LME) required.
  • Oregon Wastewater Collections Level I Certification.
  • Crane Operators License.
  • Oregon Water Distribution or Treatment Level I certification.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Systems Tech or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as part of the application review process, please make sure to include how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification in your application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .



Posted: 2021-10-04 Expires: 2021-11-05

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