Utilities Field Maintenance Tech.
Summary: Under basic supervision performs activities of the Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection (W/WW) maintenance and repair operations; executes work orders, and follows directions, based on work experience.
Essential Functions -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED preferred. Two years' construction and field operations experience; OR an equivalent combination of training, and experience.
Principles, practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in public utility maintenance.
Safety standards for light equipment operations.
OSHA rules and regulations, and other safety requirements needed to maintain and repair W/WW infrastructure.
Work after hours, weekends and holidays (scheduled and nonscheduled)
Respond to after hour emergencies as needed within one hour of notification.
Perform rotating on-call duty and rotating shifts as needed.
Completing maintenance and repair work orders.
Reading and interpreting plans, schematics, and specifications.
Following directions of crew leader.
Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining water, wastewater, water meters, and specialty equipment and control systems.
Promoting and enforcing safe work practices.
Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers.
Verbal and written communication.
License and certification requirements: A Texas State Driver's License is required. Class D Water or Wastewater license preferred.
Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed at outdoors work sites. City approved safety shoes must be worn.