Background: This position falls under the Authority’s Support Services Department which provides support in the form of mechanical, building and grounds maintenance, collection systems operation, vehicle maintenance and repair as well as any and all other support services as required by the Authority. Persons holding this position are expected to demonstrate skills, abilities and work ethics that will serve to provide personalized instruction, guidance as well as to mentor subordinate positions within the Authority and promote the growth and advancement of other employees in those positions. Persons working in this position shall take direction from management, leaders, and mechanics in establishing workloads, goals, and objectives and shall act as a liaison to other subordinate positions in accomplishing the Authority mission.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Apprentice is responsible for first echelon maintenance and repair tasks and the operation of the Authority’s collection and conveyance system. Individuals in this position are expected to develop skills and abilities with time in grade to facilitate the overhaul, installation, maintenance, and repair of the Authority’s mechanical equipment with decreasing levels of supervision. Individuals in this position are expected to be refining their individual skills and abilities in anticipation of becoming Support System Journeyman as those positions become available.
The duties of the Apprentice shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Assist other Support System staff in carrying out duties as assigned
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
To repair, maintain, install and overhaul mechanical equipment
Implement safety procedures when working on equipment
Responsible for minor electrical repair and connection/disconnecting electrical equipment, with supervision
Reports to Leader, Mechanic
Required to demonstrate general skills and/or qualifications
General understanding of maintaining mechanical equipment and systems
Experience in wastewater collections and conveyance systems
Ability to work with hand and power tools
Must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s license
Be able to drive all types and sizes of Authority vehicles and operate all types of portable equipment. The Authority reserves the right to require this position to obtain and maintain New Jersey CDL Endorsements for any and all vehicles
Capable of receiving both oral and written instructions
About South Monmouth Regional Sewerage Authority
About South Monmouth Regional Sewerage AuthorityThe SMRSA is a regional system serving the Monmouth County communities of Belmar, Lake Como, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights, Manasquan, Brielle and Wall Township.The Authority operates an award winning 9.1 mgd tertiary treatment facility/wastewater collection system, that is continually updated for maximum efficiency in operations and customer cost containment.In 2010, the Authority implemented a combined heat and power co-generation system that currently produces an estimated 1.5 million KW of renewable electrical energy per year while saving an estimated 81,000 therms of renewable heat energy per year.The SMRSA is an institution where cooperative management and union relations adds value to the Authority by providing employees a sense of importance, pride and accomplishment.SMRSA remains committed not only to its primary mission of abating water pollution and preserving the area’s vital environment, but continues to leave its mark in making incremental steps towards a greener planet.