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Job Category: Pump Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: St. Charles Parish

Job Details

Full-time $13.94 / hour

Job Description

AM PM Staffing is hiring a Pump Technician Helper for a client in St. Charles Parish. Under general supervision of the Pump Technician, the Pump Technician Helper helps the Pump Technician preform skilled technical work maintaining, inspecting, and repairing Public Works pumping stations. This work involves the new installation, dismantling, maintaining pump electrical motors, electrical controls, natural gas and diesel engines, gear boxes, and pump station facilities. He helps preform preventive maintenance and repairs. Employee is considered Essential Personnel. The Pump Technician Helper also reports to a Drainage foreman or his designee.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • The Pump Technician Helper, helps maintains drainage pumps, gear boxes and motors; assist with checking fluid levels, greasing bearings on pumps, motors and diesel engines; assist the pump technician when changing oil and fuel filters; helps with the examination and also helps with the changing or repairing of faulty gauges as necessary; helps change batteries and broken hoses, etc.
  • Responsible for assisting the pump technician to dismantle and correct installation of pumps, gear boxes and motors according to layout plans, blueprints or other drawings
  • Able to help identify engine, pump and gear box problems and help determine repair procedures.
  • Assist the pump technician when aligning units, using shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.
  • Assist the pump technician when he Aligns and calibrates machines and equipment, using hoist, jacks, hand tools, squares, micrometers, calipers and plumb bobs.
  • Assist Assembling pumps, motors and gear boxes using bolts, welding, rivet, or otherwise fasten them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Assist the pump technician laying out mounting holes, using measuring instruments.
  • Assist constructing foundations, level bedplates and establish centerline, using straightedge, level, transit and building materials such as wood, cement and steel.
  • Assist pump technician when Testing pumps to ensure proper operating condition during rain.
  • Assist when Cleaning bar screens of debris.
  • Helps maintains pump station facilities, performing routine maintenance.
  • Assist the Pump Technician (s) and Pump Operator(s), ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
  • Performs other related work as required.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or GED with at least 5 years of verified experience in this type of work, including 2 years of experience in industrial maintenance, pump rebuild, and engine overhaul. In lieu of the 5 years of experience requirement, the completion and certifiable documentation in one of these disciplines from an accredited post-secondary technical school, plus 1 year of experience in this field may be substituted.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.
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