Xylem Road Mechanic - St. Louis, MO in St. Louis, Missouri

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com .

Godwin, a Xylem brand, offers a broad product line of fully automatic self-priming pumps used in temporary and permanent applications. With a full range of diesel and electric pumps available to purchase or rent, Godwin pumps are used for dewatering and liquids transfer in mining, constructions, municipal and industrial projects around the world.

The Role: Godwin, a Xylem Brand, seeks a Road Mechanic to meet the needs of our customers by servicing and repairing Godwin pumping equipment in a safe and efficient manner as needed by our customers. The Road Mechanic will assist in servicing and repairing Godwin pumping equipment, as well as work to record parts and labor accurately on Godwin Work Orders and Internal Equipment Repair forms.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform routine service and repair of Godwin fleet equipment on customers’ job site.

  • Perform an initial inspection of Godwin fleet equipment for possible damages. Report damages to Operations Manager.

  • Document a list of parts for servicing fleet equipment. Review list of parts with Operations manager and obtain permission to continue with servicing and repair.

  • Test all repaired equipment for proper operation and quality.

  • Participate in the on-call list for off-hours servicing and repairs.

  • Carry a Company cell phone for communications on-hours and off-hours.

  • Assist in the set-up of Godwin pumping equipment as necessary.

Additional Duties Include:

  • Complete disassembly and repair of Godwin fleet equipment

  • Testing of diesel and electric driven Dri-PrimeÒpumps

  • Wiring electric submersible pumps from 230 to 460 (and back)

  • Testing electric submersibles for proper rotation

  • General diesel engine repair knowledge

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to handle manual tools and power operated tools

  • Legible handwriting

  • Ability to operate a 10,000+ pound service vehicle safely and effectively for extended periods of time throughout cities, job sites, major highways and interstates (including tunnels and bridges) and in all weather conditions

  • Ability to operate a forklift

Licenses or Specialized Training:

  • Valid state issued driver license; commercial license preferred

  • Current DOT medical card

  • Forklift certification preferred

  • Meet and continuously maintain authorization to operate a company vehicle based on requirements of Godwin Pumps Vehicle Rules, Use, Authorization & Motor Vehicle Report Program

Physical Demands:

  • Daily handling of manual and power tools

  • Daily handling pumps, hose, pipe and accessories

  • Considerable standing, walking, lifting (up to 70 pounds), carrying (up to 70 pounds), stooping, bending, twisting and climbing

  • Considerable grasping, turning and reaching (including overhead)

  • Ability to safely operate a company vehicle continuously for a minimum of 4 hours per day and cumulative throughout an entire work day

Work Environment:

  • Constant outside job site work with exposure to all weather conditions

EOE including disability and veteran