Xylem Pump Repair Mechanic III- Upper Marlboro, MD in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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 to hire a Mechanic III A Mechanic III is responsible for trouble-shooting, maintenance, service and repair of Godwin pumping and support equipment in a safe and efficient manner in the shop or at a customer job site. He/she is also responsible for recording parts and labor accurately on appropriate Work Orders and Internal Equipment Repair forms and participating in a service call rotation. When not engaged in the mechanic responsibilities, they will assist in the yard or perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

•Rebuild diesel engines and pump ends.

•Perform routine inspections, preventative maintenance and servicing as directed on Godwin fleet equipment between each rental.

•Perform an initial inspection of Godwin fleet equipment for possible damages; diagnose damages; report damages to Service Manager.

•Create an accurate and legible parts and repair list for assigned fleet equipment. Review list of parts with Service Manager and obtain approval to continue with servicing and repair.

•Repair damaged equipment.

•Test all repaired equipment for proper operation and quality.

•Perform preventative maintenance on Company vehicles and shop support equipment as directed (air dryer, chain saws, lifts, etc.).

•Troubleshoot diesel engine, electrical systems and pump problems.

•Perform diagnostic checks using computer technology.

•Assist with system setup on customer job sites as needed.

•Operate Xylem/Godwin service truck and respond to afterhours customer service calls

•Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


•Methods, materials, tools and techniques used in equipment repair and maintenance

•Diagnosing basic mechanical problems

•General diesel engine repair

•General DC electric and circuit testing skills

•General diesel engine component location and identification

•Safety practices and procedures

Abilities and Skills

•Basic mechanical aptitude

•Ability to communicate with supervisor and take direction

•Legible handwriting

•Ability to safely operate forklifts

•Ability to communicate clearly on hand held devices i.e. cell phones and two-way radios

•Use of basic hand and power tools

•Use of diagnostic equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

(Additional preferences for a specific position.)

•3-5 years of experience and/or training or combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position

•Possession of basic hand tools

•Specific engine computer trouble-shooting program training (i.e., John Deere, CAT)

•Personal Driver License (Commercial Driver’s License preferred)

•DOT Medical Card preferred

•Forklift certification preferred but not necessary at time of hire

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

•Prolonged standing on concrete floors, lifting up to 50 pounds, carrying up to 50 pounds, bending and stooping

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

•Mix of inside shop work and outside work with exposure to all weather conditions

•Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, machinery with moving parts and various materials

•Extended hours as needed (weekends, overtime and on-call rotations)

EOE/Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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 .