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Senior Wastewater Mechanical Specialist

SALARY: $4,789 - $5,820/mo.
Under general supervision, the Senior Wastewater Mechanic Specialist provides lead direction to Wastewater Mechanical Technicians and Specialists while participating in the repair, service, and maintenance of Wastewater Treatment Plant equipment, machinery, and related equipment. Incumbent trains and instructs employees, maintains maintenance records, inventory, and repairs of variety of equipment, machinery, and control systems in the treatment plants to ensure efficient plant operation.
One vacancy currently exists in the Department of Public Utilities, Wastewater Management Division. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.
BENEFITS: UNIT 1 - International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers Local 39)
RETIREMENT: Fresno City Retirement System, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. The City does not participate in Social Security. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service.
HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Increase your retirement savings with The City's 457 plan.
VACATION LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 6 months.
SICK LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Provided through California SDI program.
Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination and does not assure a place on the eligibility list.
Two (2) years of experience equivalent to that gained as a Wastewater Mechanical Specialist in the City service. Such experience includes, maintenance, service, and repair of pumps, motors, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in an industrial or utility setting equivalent to that gained as a Wastewater Mechanical Specialist in the City service and working with computer maintenance management system CMMS.
A valid California Water Environmental Association (CWEA) Mechanical Technologist Grade III certification is desirable.
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment.
Based upon assignment, possession of a valid Commercial Class B California Driver's License may be required.
The selected eligible candidates certified will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

The examination process may consist of the following: 
Written Examination - 100 % The written examination is designed to assess a candidate's knowledge may include the following areas: knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment used in the mechanical, electrical, and welding trades; general construction maintenance and repair work practices and terminology; lead direction; safety; maintenance and repair of tools and equipment; tool identification and interpersonal & public relations. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
The written examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of: May 3, 2021.
Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. Qualified veterans who pass the examination will have five (5) points added to their final score.
The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination.
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT THE EXTERNAL LINK ON HANDSHAKE TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. 

ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.