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Posted on: September 13, 2022

City of Amsterdam Now Hiring Waste Water Treatment Plant Mechanic

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic:

City of Amsterdam is seeking applicants for the position of Plant Mechanic at our Waste Water Treatment Plant.

Distinguishing Features include:

The work involves responsibility for the installation, maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery used in the operation of a municipal wastewater treatment plant and pumping stations associated with them on both and independent and team basis. The work performed under the general supervision of a higher-level wastewater department employee with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work.

Typical Work Activities:

Installs, maintains, and performs skilled mechanical and electrical repairs either independently or on a team basis to equipment and machinery used in the operations of wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations including valves, gauges, motors, pumps, timers, switchers, relays and related automatic recorders

 Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must possess a minimum of either:

  • One (1) year of experience as a journey level plumber or
  • Three (3) years of experience as a plumber's helper or other occupation performing skilled plumbing work or
  • Three (3) years of experience as a journey level mechanic.  


Salary 25.14 per hour/$52,299 per year. 

Applications will be accepted at the office of Employee Relations at City Hall, 61 Church Street and via email at


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