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Pool Mechanic

Dallas, TX 75215

Posted: 05/10/2023 Industry: light Industrial Job Number: 105 Pay Rate: $17.00-$18.00 per hour

Job Description

 Pool Mechanic Essential Functions

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs swimming pool water pump equipment and systems by dismantling, replacing, reassembling, and adjusting equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Maintains water chemistry by using various chemicals to conform to City of Dallas health codes.
  • Maintains all pool masonry to ensure safe tile, coping stone, deck, and pool surfaces to maintain the physical appearance of pools.
  • Examines swimming pool water pump systems to identify operation defects by listening to machine in operation and other water tracking methods.
  • Performs preventive maintenance checks on plumbing fixtures including repair of pipes, open clogged drains, replaces washers on leaky faucets in water lines, ice water drinking systems, sanitary soap dispensing and sewer systems using a variety of plumbers tools and measuring and testing devices.
  • Repairs/replaces surrounding fence of steps on ladders on pools or Guard stands to maintain the physical appearance and overall condition of swimming pools.
  • Cleans and paints large filter tanks, buildings, pool, and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Working Conditions & Hazards:- Normal working conditions for the plumbing trade. - Exposes to all weather conditions. - Subject to possible strain and injury from lifting heavy parts and working around mechanical and power-operated equipment. - Subject to possible serious injury or death from handling hazardous chemicals and materials (i.e. chlorine gas).

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of pool/fountain mechanical maintenance experience.
  • Requires knowledge of water chemistry, chemical control systems, and general plumbing skills. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • This position requires availability to work evenings and weekends and is subject to 24-hour emergency call and inclement weather.
  • Certified Pool Operator's Certificate is a plus.
  • High school or equivalent.

Additional Information


  • Thorough knowledge of general plumbing construction and maintenance practices and principles.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to maintain pool filtration systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard safety practices for working around heavy mechanical equipment and hazardous materials such as chlorine gas.
  • Knowledge of water chemistry and chemical control systems.
  • Ability to calibrate and maintain automated chemical control systems.
  • Ability to use plumber's hand tools.
  • Ability to follow written or verbal work assignments.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform basic maintenance on pool heating systems. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification and is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


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