Maintenance Specialist I - Water/Wastewater
Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Target Hiring Rate: $15.76
Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00am - 5:00pm
Off Friday - Sunday
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled and
skilled maintenance work. Operates a variety of equipment in the
construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of
City water, wastewater, and drainage systems. Performs related
duties as required. Essential Job Functions
Repairs leaks in the wastewater collection system or water
distribution system. May repair leaks on pipes in depths of over 6'
feet. Responsible for trench safety. Replaces service tubing;
repairs/replaces sewer, lateral line, cleanout, main line and/or
Responsible for checking water and wastewater stations, keeping
grounds neat and clean. Assists with work on pumps, motors,
controls and electrical wiring, SCADA system, wet wells, dry wells,
elevated towers and ground storage tanks. Performs preventative
maintenance on all station equipment and elevated towers, ground
Removes debris, closes and opens valves to ensure proper operation,
flushes lines, replaces damaged parts. Uses chemicals such as
floating degreaser, chlorine, caustic soda, and all-purpose
Repairs manholes, and city clean-outs and valves by using a pick,
shovel and/or jackhammer. Performs water and sewer taps, digs
trenches or holes; assists heavy equipment operator to open holes,
drills hole using tapping machine or hole saw. Performs related
duties and special projects as assigned. May assist other
departments when emergencies arise. Responsible for regular
attendance and arriving to work on time. Minimum Requirements
High School diploma or GED. No experience required, but some
construction, maintenance and repair of water and wastewater
Ability to follow written and oral instructions, such as completing
work orders. Ability to fill out daily reports and checklist for
water and wastewater stations. Ability to read and understand
labels on equipment, chemicals, reports and memos. Ability to use
math to calculate water usage at stations and hourly readings on
water/wastewater stations. Ability to interact and get along with
other crew members and the general public. Ability to follow safety
procedures. Other Requirements
Valid Class "C" Driver's License required. Must be able to obtain a
Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 12 months of being
hired. Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance
with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett.
Must report all traffic citations to his/her departmental Director
or his/her designee within two working days of receipt.
Must reside within a 1-hour response time from the Public Works
Building, employee will have six (6) months from employment date in
which to relocate. Will be subject to covering/handling first-call
or back-up call when assigned.
Must have a minimum of a Class "D" Water License and Wastewater
Collection System Class I License or be able to obtain within 24
months of being hired. A Class "C" Water Distribution License and
Wastewater Collection System Class II License is preferred.
The City of Rowlett offers a competitive benefit package including
vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental,
prescription drug, vision, life and AD&D, and long-term
For a more detailed overview of our benefit package, please visit
our Benefits Page.
01 Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
- High School Diploma
02 Do you have a valid driver's license?
03 Do you live within a 1-hour response time from the Rowlett
Public Works building?
04 Are you willing to obtain any required certifications/licenses
as a condition of employment?
* Required Question
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