Skilled Maintenance Worker Water/Wastewater

JOB TITLE:  Skilled Maintenance Worker     

Name:  Water/Wastewater   

DEPARTMENT:  Water Department 

DATE:  2019 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Title:  Foreman 

SUMMARY:  Monitors and maintains all new and existing water/sewer lines, assuring for optimal operation of all lines at all times. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

I. Line Maintenance Activities      75% of Time 

A. Receives an assignment and conducts a physical inspection to determine the problem, assesses what supplies and equipment will be needed. 

B. In some instances, notifies the USIC (locator organization) to determine the location of other utilities.  Organizes supplies, equipment and loads truck. 

C. Receives locator information, receives the plan for corrective action, implements the plan assuring for compliance with the plan specifications.  Always follows safety procedures and uses appropriate safety equipment. 

D. Completes any follow up work required assuring for the best possible PR for the City, and for completion of the project. 

E. Maintains availability on an "on-call" status to handle any emergency situation. 

II. New Line Installation & Construction Activities  20% of Time 

A. In some instances, notifies the USIC (locator organization) to determine the location of other utilities.  Organizes supplies, needed equipment and loads truck. 

B. Receives information from locator organization and digs trench and lays pipeline assuring for safety and compliance with the plan. 

C. Fills in trench after pipe is laid and completes landscaping to restore environment to previous or better state. 

D.  Conducts a pressure test assuring pipe integrity. 

E. Completes any follow-up work required assuring for the best possible PR for the City and for completion of the project. 

III. Equipment & Supplies Activities                               5% of Time 

A. Maintains an awareness of all the needed supplies and equipment required to operate on a daily basis. 

B. Monitors the daily inventory of the required supplies and equipment required to operate. 

C. Notifies the appropriate person regarding the need to restock needed supplies and equipment. 

D. Completes routine maintenance on various pieces of equipment, trucks and backhoes as needed. 

E. Operates camera to monitor sewer lines as needed. 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor; subject to reasonable accommodations. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

* Above average accessibility of all work sites required for the position. 

* Extreme exposure to weather and temperature extremes. 

* Average exposure to chemicals and fumes. 

* Average exposure to heights. 

* Above average exposure to work safety hazards. 

* Average amount of overtime/extended work hours required. 

* Above average exposure to dust. 

* Above average exposure to loud noises. 

* Above average exposure to darkness. 

* Above average exposure to cramped spaced.