Sr. Utility Main. Operator

The Details

Position Type

Work for Water

Position Title
Sr. Utility Main. Operator
Position Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Available to work week-ends and holidays and respond to emergency call outs.
•Lead a small crew, assign and participate in utility construction, maintenance and repair work, keeping work records, and prepares reports of completed work.
•Operate a various sizes of track excavators, loader backhoes, trenchers, horizontal boring machines, pneumatic equipment, dump trucks , high pressure sewer cleaners , sewer inspection equipment and vacuum/water jet rodders.
•Perform complex and skilled work in installing, removing, replacing, and repairing large and small water and sewer services.
•Perform installations, repairs and maintenance on water mains, fire hydrants, water valves and water meters,, sewer lines, manholes and cleanouts and related appurtenances.
•Install barricades and route traffic in a safe manner. Build, repair, raise and lower manholes.
•Operate a utility crew truck; report mechanical or other problems; keep truck stocked with supplies and materials clean and orderly.
•Respond to water leaks and sewer stoppages reported by the general public.
•Assist and train subordinate personnel
•Perform related duties as assigned.

Position Salary

$ 20.507 - $ 25.634

Position Notes

WATER AND SANITARY SEWER

Position Minimum Experience

QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
•City operations, procedures, and regulations for water and sewer field work.
•Principles, practices, and methods used in the construction, repair, and maintenance and distribution systems, sewage collections, and meters.
•Safe and effective work practices and methods for correcting hazardous conditions encountered in the course of work.
•General layout of water and sewer systems.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Two years of experience in the maintenance, repair and construction of water and sewer systems. One year experience of supervisory experience.

Possession of a valid Class "B" CDL. Possession of a “C” Water Distribution Certificate or Higher and a Class II Wastewater Collection Certificate or Higher or have ability to obtain in 18 months. (min. accepted are current D Water & D Sewer)

Qualifications

Preferred Education

High School Diploma/GED required

Scope of Responsibilities

To perform work in the maintenance, repair and construction of water production, water distribution, and sewage collection systems; and to provide lead guidance and direction of work to utility field crews.

Application Closing Date

January 22, 2021

Application Instructions

http://www.ci.la-porte.tx.us (GO TO WEBSITE AND CLICK ON EMPLOYMENT, SCROLL DOWN)

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