Maintenance Technician

Regional Water Resource Agency - Owensboro, KY (Old Owensboro area)
February 3, 2021
Maintenance Technician
Regional Water Resource Agency
Owensboro, KY
Job details
$20.17 - $26.72 an hour
Job Type
Number of hires for this role
Essential Job Duties:
* Maintenance, repair, and operation of pumps, electrical motors, automated control systems, programmable logic, and related equipment in wastewater treatment plants and collection systems
* Identify, troubleshoot, document, and report mechanical and/or electrical deficiencies as assigned, and often proceed on their own initiative to make necessary repairs
* Operate crane truck and attachments/accessories, utility type tool trucks with portable crane, and scissor lift, as well as a variety of shop tools and equipment
* Working mainly in an outdoor environment, being in a standing position the majority of the time, walking on a frequent basis, lifting/carrying up to 75 lbs in any given day
* Exposure to wastewater (sewage) on a frequent basis
* Perform confined space entry, such as in the wastewater treatment plants and lift stations
Job Preferences and Requirements:
* A state or professional license/certificate or degree in an approved job related field is preferred, such as the electrical field or industrial maintenance
* A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated, independent, proficient troubleshooting experience in mechanical and electrical maintenance or related field is required
* Experience in PLC programming is preferred
* A valid driver’s license (current CDL Class B is a plus) is required prior to employment
Job Schedule:
* Full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position openings
* Work hours are typically 7:00am-3:30pm, M-F
* Rotating and scheduled on-call/after-hours required; 30 minute response time to report to work while on-call
Pay Range and Benefits:
* Beginning pay rate may range from $20.17/hour to $26.72/hour, depending upon relative work experience and education
* Full-time Benefits:
* Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
* Life insurance
* Short-term and Long-term Disability insurance
* Paid Vacation and Sick time, plus Holidays
* Retirement through the Kentucky Retirement System (CERS)
* Tuition Sponsorship
Application Process:
The Application Packet (which includes the job application, job description, and application procedures) may be obtained:
* RWRA’s website:
* Phone: 270-687-8440, ask for Human Resources, and a packet can be mailed to you upon request
To be considered for this position, submit your completed and signed application (and resume if available) via:
* RWRA’s website:
* Mail to:
Regional Water Resource Agency
Attn: Human Resources
1722 Pleasant Valley Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 3:30pm. EOE, Certified Drug-Free Workplace
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.17 - $26.72 per hour
• Dental insurance
• Disability insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Parental leave
• Retirement plan
• Tuition reimbursement
• Vision insurance
• 8 hour shift
• Monday to Friday
• On call
COVID-19 considerations:
Our lobbies are currently closed to walk-in guests, other than with appointment only. All guests and employees will where a face covering while inside RWRA facilities, and maintain social distancing when possible.
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
• Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
• Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
• Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
Company's website:
Benefit Conditions:
• Waiting period may apply
• Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
• No
COVID-19 Precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided or required
• Social distancing guidelines in place
• Virtual meetings
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place