Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)

Carrboro , NC
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Maintenance Mechanic

Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)
Carrboro, NC Full-time
Posted on February 14, 2019

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water, sewer and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks a highly responsible, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic. 

Ideal candidates should be self-motivated team players with a positive attitude and a proven solid work ethic. Candidates must have good communication skills with the ability to assist the team to fulfill the mission and goals of OWASA while ensuring safe work practices are followed at all times.

The purpose of this position is to ensure safe, reliable and efficient operations within the facilities of OWASA and to assist in maintaining all company assets. This is accomplished by performing preventative and corrective maintenance within the facilities including, administrative buildings, water and wastewater treatment plants, lift stations, pump stations, raw water supply stations and the water supply reservoirs.  Work is accomplished by receiving and completing work orders through a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

This position requires a High School diploma with one year of experience.   Knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment is required. Previous experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is preferred. Position requires a valid North Carolina Class C Driver’s License.  Must meet and maintain requirements for safety sensitive position. Position frequently exerts 10-25 pounds and occasionally 50-100 pounds.

OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability creativity, diversity and inclusion.

Salary range:  $39,702 - $61,141

Closing date: March 8, 2019

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