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Water Treatment Plant Mechanic Salary
in San Diego, California

$56,424 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Water Treatment Plant Mechanic is $56,424 a year and $27 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Water Treatment Plant Mechanic is between $41,386 and $68,996. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Maintains and repairs machines and equipment used to process and distribute water for human consumption and industrial use: dismantles, or partially dismantles electric motors, turbines, pumps, hydraulic valves, chlorinators, limers, meters, gauges, and other equipment, to gain access to or remove faulty parts, using hand and power tools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and hoists.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Inspects machines and equipment periodically, lubricating moving parts, or replacing worn parts to prevent breakdown or malfunctioning.
  • May operate plant equipment to process and distribute water water-treatment-plant operator (waterworks).
Water Treatment Plant Mechanic Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Water Treatment Plant Mechanic jobs: 37,013

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Water Treatment Plant Mechanic Job Listings for San Diego, California

Maintenance Mechanic I
May 13
La Jolla, CA, USA
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
... water treatment for both chillers and boilers; perform some soldering and brazing on plant ... in mechanical technology and hands-on experience. Preferred: * +2 years of experience in
Supervisory Civil Engineer - Direct Hire
Mar 30
San Diego, CA, USA
International Boundary and Water Commission: United States and Mexico
... Wastewater Treatment Plant. **This is a Direct Hire solicitation. This is an open continuous ... mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and ...
Facilities Maintenance Technician
May 28
San Diego, CA, USA
Control the daily operation of all mechanical equipment in the physical plant and buildings. ... Monitor operation and maintain refrigeration, water cooling and air conditioning equipment, boilers ...
Maintenance Mechanic - Industrial Laundry
Apr 2
San Diego, CA, USA
Specialty Textile Services
Do you hate working in a bureaucracy where people and customers are treated like numbers? If you ... Job Title • Maintenance Engineer Responsible to • Director of Engineering • Plant Manager ...
Mechanical Engineering Technician 2
Apr 5
San Diego, CA, USA
... treatment and improve the lives of millions of people. Product: * A body worn CGM that wirelessly ... Demonstrate hands-on understanding of product and provide guidance and training with pilot plant ...
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