CITY OF DECATUR Utility Maintenance Technician in DECATUR, Texas

J O B V A C A N C Y P O S T I N G UTILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Posting No: 18-002 Posting Dates: Open Date: 02/23/2018 Close Date: Until Filled Brief Description of the Job: Responsible for the maintenance and repair of City water lines, sewer lines, and related structures. Performs related work as required. Education and Experience Requirements: High school diploma, GED, or equivalency. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Work requires the ability to obtain a CDL license with a Class C tanker endorsement within six months. Must obtain water distribution and collection license within first year of employment. Certification pay will be considered at the time that the license is obtained. Water and sewer experience preferred. CDL license with a Class C tanker endorsement is preferred. Essential Functions: 1. Performs a combination of manual and semi-skilled labor and equipment operation for the purpose of maintaining and repairing City water lines, sewer lines, and related structures. Assigned project work includes maintaining repairing and/or constructing sewer, water, and ditch lines; clearing sewer back- ups; maintaining storm drains and gutters, fixing water leaks, making new water and sewer taps, etc. 2. Picks up and transports materials, tools and supplies. Cleans and washes equipment and tools. Performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs on tools, equipment and vehicles. Notifies supervisor of needed replacements and repairs. 3. Flags and directs traffic and places markers, signs and cones around project/worksite to ensure safety of crew and the traveling public. 4. Perform work on street projects as assigned such as assisting with maintaining, repairing and/or constructing city streets, sidewalks, driveways, and related structures; repairing and maintaining street signs and other marking or right of way structures; patching potholes; sweeping and clearing streets and right of way; and mowing grass. FLSA: Non-exempt Hours: Full-time, T-Fr Salary Range: $14.25 per hour 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. NOTE: To be considered for this position, you must complete and submit a City of Decatur Employment Application between the job posting dates. The City of Decatur does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.