Maintenance Worker - Utilities

MAINTENANCE WORKER - UTILITIES JOB IN CITY OF HEATH


Organization : City of Heath
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : TX
City : City of Heath
Salary and Benefits : See website for details

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Heath/


CITY OF HEATH
invites applications for the position of:

Maintenance Worker – Utilities I
SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
 
DEPARTMENT:
 
Public Works
 
OPENING DATE:
 
09/10/21
SALARY DETAILS:  
 
This position is posted as Maintenance Worker Utilities I however depending on qualifications could be hired as a Maintenance Worker Utilities II.
 
Maintenance Worker Utilities I - $17.67 to $23.91 hourly
Maintenance Worker Utilities II- $19.44 to $26.30 hourly
 
DESCRIPTION:
To perform a variety of activities in support of water and wastewater facilities.

Organizational Relationships:
 

1. Reports to: Division Manager of Water Sewer Utilities 
 
2. Directs: This is a non-supervisory position.
 
3. Other: Has contact with other city employees and the general public.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES:
Maintain, repair and install items relating to water and wastewater systems. Operates various types of equipment necessary in the daily repair, installation and maintenance of the above.
 
Maintains and performs repairs on water mains, wastewater mains, service lines, service laterals, meters, meter boxes, cleanouts, manholes, valves and fire hydrants;
 
Scheduled on-call for nights, weekends, and holidays, as required;
 
Installs, connects, services and reads water meters;
 
Repairs lift stations;
 
Uses hand tools to dig ditches or holes, and shovels dirt, gravel, asphalt, or sand;
 
Other Important Duties
 
Dependable / Punctual at work and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absenteeism and tardiness;

May assist the Street Department with street and drainage duties as needed;

May assist with Park Department activities as needed;
 
Performs such other related duties as may be assigned. 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of: 
  • Maintenance Principles: processes involved in upkeep of property and equipment to the optimum state of cleanliness, repair, and efficiency.
  • Office Software: current database programs including work order software, general programs used by the City and become trained on the City's SCADA software.
  • Basic Math: add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly.
  • Safety:  enclosed space, trench safety, and safety procedures related to the job.  Must wear required safety equipment and uniform.
 
Skill/Ability to: 

  • Cooperation: establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Accuracy: attention to detail in dealing with numbers, words, and ideas.
  • Mechanical/Technical: safely operating diverse equipment including hand tools, large pumps, meters, , tractors, sewer equipment, fire hydrants and valves.
  • Oral Comprehension:  listening to and understanding information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Sequencing:  correctly following a given rule or set of rules to arrange things or actions.
  • Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Oral Expression: communicating information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  
Education and Experience:  
 
High school graduation or G.E.D.  plus two years of related experience;
 
Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
 
Other Requirements
 
Preferred: Must reside within a 60 minute response time from City Hall.
 
Certifications and Licenses Required:
 
Appropriate, valid class " A" or " B" commercial Texas driver's license or ability to obtain within 4 months of hire.
 
Desirable to maintain a "C" Water and Level  I Wastewater TCEQ operations certificate or be able to obtain one 24 months from the date of employment.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The City of Heath is an equal opportunity employer of qualified individuals. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Heath/

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