Senior Water Quality Construction & Maintenance Worker
HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION
The Senior Construction & Maintenance Worker will support San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance mission of saving species worldwide by performing a variety of skilled and skilled work in the maintenance, construction, alteration, remodeling and repair of organization buildings, facilities, equipment, and grounds; and performs related work as required. This position reports to the C&M Life Support Systems Manager.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Seeking a qualified applicant with experience in the operation of aquatic animal water filtration systems, ozone generation equipment and temperature control systems. General water chemistry and experience in repair and maintenance of mechanical systems is necessary. This position will require working outdoors and working with hazardous chemicals. Selected candidate will work mostly in their specific craft but will be expected to assist in other construction and maintenance duties. This position requires successful completion of physical ability test.
Functions & Responsibilities
Operates aquatic animal life support systems and water features.
Operates ozone generator equipment and temperature control systems.
Keeps all equipment relative to the filtration systems in good working order.
Repairs and maintains mechanical systems.
Vacuums animal habitats.
Coordinates work with wildlife care specialists and outside contractors as needed.
Communicates condition of equipment to LSS Manager.
Responds to emergencies as necessary.
Making improvement to current water treatment plants
Maintains daily logs.
Skills & Experience
Knowledge & Skills
Methods, practices, and procedures in one or more of the building and construction trades.
Tools, equipment, and materials used in one or more of the building and construction trades.
Work and material estimating.
General water chemistry.
Safely and properly handle and operate the tools and equipment used in the assigned building and construction trade(s).
Recognize and discriminate between colors and/or sounds.
Make simple arithmetic calculations.
Understand and carry out instructions.
Deal tactfully and courteously with others in a diverse environment.
Understand, interpret, and work from blueprints/drawings.
Competently perform the duties of one or more of the building and construction trades outlined.
Education & Experience
Three years of full-time experience as an aquatic animal life support operator.