Local recruitment: WWTP - Repairman

City of Chicopee

Chicopee, MA, USA 🇺🇸

Position Title: WWTP Repairman
Department: DPW- Water Pollution Control
Employment Status Non-Exempt; Full-Time, UFCW Labor
Salary: Grade 8L, Step 5, minimum starting pay $20.28 per hour (plus license incentives)
Certifications/Licenses: Valid Massachusetts Class D Driver’s License (Required)


The City of Chicopee’s Department of Public Works – Water Pollution Control Division is hiring a Wastewater Treatment Plant Repairman who has the primary responsibility of repairing sewage treatment, sludge processing and disposal equipment in water pollution control facility and pump stations to control the flow and processing of sewage

• Receives written work orders or verbal instructions.
• Operate hand, power tools, and machinery in the fabrication, maintenance, repair and alteration of a wide variety of specialized wastewater plant collection, conveying and treatment equipment. Repairs and overhauls such machinery and equipment as pumps blowers, compressors, mixers, bar screens, aerators, valves, sludge and scum collectors and all other related equipment.
• Must keep work area clean, maintain inventory of spare parts and tools.
• Perform all related duties to the maintenance of the facility including but not limited to painting, cleaning, calibrating, preventative maintenance, record keeping, ordering and purchasing supplies.
• Welding, cutting, changing oil and lubrication of equipment.
• Experience at a POTW is strongly desired.
• Observe all safety procedures.
• Snow removal/snow plowing/snow shoveling is required anytime any day from all FC Facilities and City streets.

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To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria:

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Valid Class D Driver’s License (Required)

The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Life Insurance, 12 + Holidays, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, Employee Discounts, and more.

This is a full time, 40 hour work week position. The schedule is Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM.
This role is classified as Grade 8L, Step 5, with a minimum starting pay of $20.28 per hour (plus license incentives) with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.

If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following:
– Go to chicopeema.gov/jobs and apply online by selecting the job and ‘Apply Now’
– OR Select ‘download application’ on the City’s employment page and deliver it along with your resume to the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.

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The City of Chicopee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development