- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary $16.54 gross per hour
Performs various tasks involving water utilities maintenance projects; locates service connections and breaks; installs, repairs, or replaces valves; disassembles, maintains and paints pumps, motors, pipes, and hydrants; performs preventive maintenance on equipment; assembles and repairs backflow devices; assembles bacteriological sample stations; conducts cross-connection control inspections of customers; repairs or replaces sustaining, regulation, and pressure reducing valves. Responds to after-hours emergency calls when scheduled for oncall duty; repairs main/service breaks; evaluates service calls, determines amount of water loss, and determines needed manpower, equipment, parts, and materials; determines need to request location of utility services; flushes systems after repairs; requests bacteria samples from laboratory. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department projects, which may include a utility truck/vehicle, trailer, backhoe, dump truck, front end loader, bobcat, forklift, all-terrain vehicle, tractor, chipper, sweeper, air conditioner, motors, pumps, air compressor, generator, jackhammer, pressure washer, grinder, drill, drill press, saw, circular saw, chain saw, concrete saw, welder, sprayer, hand compactor, stump grinder, vacuum cleaner, handheld meter reading device, ground penetrating radar, pipe locator, metal locator, electronic locator, marker locator, jet-vacuum machine, probe, valve key, shovel, rake, pick, machete, post hole digger, level, ladder, gauges, meters, measuring devices, camera, carpentry tools, plumbing tools, electrician tools, painting tools, mechanic tools, power tools, hand tools, or twoway radio. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, refueling vehicles, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning project work areas, or cleaning shop; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Transports, loads, and unloads equipment and materials used in projects; transports crew workers to/from work sites. Monitors inventory levels of supplies and materials; ensures availability of adequate supplies, tools, and materials to conduct work activities; initiates requests for new/replacement materials. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, refueling vehicles, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning project work areas, or cleaning shop; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.
High school diploma or GED*; supplemented by vocational/technical training in general maintenance, mechanics, electrical maintenance, plumbing, water utility operations, or specialized work in area of assignment; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience and/or training involving grounds maintenance, road maintenance, water utilities maintenance, general building maintenance, equipment operation, and/or specialized work in area of assignment, such as electrical maintenance, irrigation system maintenance, underground utility location, sewer cleaning camera/truck operation, or wastewater collections; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Tasks involving water utility operations/maintenance will require possession and maintenance of valid Class 3 Water Distribution license within 18 months of hire. May also require other certifications as related to position or for specialized areas of assignment.
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