YMCA of San Diego County
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Aquatic Maintenance Tech
at YMCA of San Diego County
$15.62 - $18.38/Hour
Offered at multiple locations
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The Aquatic Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring a positive first impression for all guests by maintaining the aquatic facilities with a keen eye on safety, cleanliness, and organization. Assist the Aquatic Maintenance Manager in the preventive and ongoing maintenance of all Chemical/Pump Rooms throughout San Diego County. Ensure the Chemical/Pump Rooms equipment and water chemistry in good working order while maintaining facility safety standards as outlined by the YMCA of San Diego County.
What an Aquatic Maintenance Technician Does...
- Assist in all necessary repairs, construction projects, and upkeep to buildings; including fire safety, tile repair, minor electrical, water chemistry, equipment repair, and plumbing
- Conduct extensive cleaning & housekeeping in the designated areas of responsibility
- Maintain accurate maintenance records including all equipment and small tools
- Proactively participate in safety protocols.
- Ensure the safety of all guests when operating power equipment and machinery
- Perform preventive maintenance on equipment throughout the Chemical/Pump Rooms
- Repair and/or replace equipment whenever necessary
- Assist the Aquatic Maintenance Managers in major renovation to Chemical/Pump Rooms, and aquatic complexes
- Responsible for keeping the Aquatic Maintenance Managers informed of maintenance and aquatic complex related issues that could affect the overall operation of the YMCA
- Maintain a safe and organized area of operation and work space
What We Look for in an Aquatic Maintenance Technician...
- Minimum age of 18 years old.
- 3 years of experience in Aquatic Chemical/Pump Room maintenance, water chemistry, or related field
- Good working knowledge of Chemical/Pump Room maintenance and water chemistry, filtration systems, plumbing, minor electrical repairs; and the knowledge to maintain building code and operational compliance
- General knowledge of the use of hand and power tools, electrical, plumbing, flooring and tile, cardio and exercise equipment repair and the ability to understand mechanical systems
- Physical ability to work with machinery and basic construction equipment
- Understand the approved use of various chemicals and cleaning agents and the ability to use and follow all associated SDS materials/precautions and directions
- Physical ability to lift 50-60 lbs safely and operate various motorized equipment necessary to perform the job
- Must be highly organized and detail oriented
- Good problem solving and mechanical skills
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- The position requires sitting, standing, walking, the use of ladders and kneeling for extended periods of time
- Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
- CPR and First Aid certification required within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organization: American Red Cross, American Heart Association or American Safety & Health Institute
- CPO must be obtained within 30 days of hire
- Hazmat courses must be completed within the first available class offered
- Ability to work with Hydrochloric Acid, Sodium Hypochlorite, Co2, and various dry pool chemicals
- Ability to travel to locations within San Diego County