WORK HOURS: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 6:30AM TO 3:00PM
The Line Technician Position encompasses an extensive range of duties supporting the Water/Wastewater Lines Divisions. Duties consistent with specific areas of assignment are described below. Line technicians may work in any area of assignment based upon divisional needs.
General Objectives/Tasks Applicable to All Areas of Assignment
Maintains familiarity with the location, size, and types of utilities within the City's service area.
Maintains a familiarity with City and Departmental policies and complies with such in the execution of work activities.
Maintains a working knowledge of industry standard practices and materials.
Works as a member of a construction crew or maintenance crew as needs arise.
Reviews the location, material and size of lines in work areas and provides information to supervisors regarding differences with record plans and drawings.
Documents observed customer non-compliance with City Codes (cross-connection control, watering schedules, illegal connections) and reports to supervisors for follow-up.
Maintains a familiarity with applicable safety practices and provides input regarding the safe execution of work.
May be assigned to work independently, as a member of a team, or in a supervisory role as assigned by a Lead, Foreman, Superintendent or other Management Level staff member.
Maintains records of work performed commensurate with duty assignment.
Interacts with contractors and the public in a professional manner and at a level commensurate with their duty assignment.
Participates in the "On-call rotation" and responds to call-outs in accordance with City and Department policies.
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
Constructs or installs water and sewer lines, including the use of a pipe fitter, pipe laying tools, tapping machine, pipe cutter, pipe laser, pump and related tools of the pipe fitting and plumbing trades.
Works as a member of a maintenance or construction crew to repair leaks to water mains and relieves stoppage in sewer mains or laterals.
Sets up transit levels.
Sets up pipe laser for sewer main installation
Inspects water meters, mains and service connections for leaks or other failures.
Inspects sewer mains for leaks, breaks, blockages or other issues.
Installs water meters and service connections.
Installs sewer taps.
Operate backhoe, roller, pumps, skid steer, truck cranes, hand tools and other equipment used by the Lines Division.
May inspect newly installed systems, lines and connections to determine compliance with City Codes and plan requirements.
Camera Tech Assignment
Sets up and operates T.V. and grouting equipment.
Operates the inflow and infiltration system under supervision.
Maintains an inflow & infiltration program with the use of TV equipment and smoke testing equipment.
Maintains a cleaning program of the City sewer systems.
Inspects grease traps.
Provides periodic inspection of industrial or other heavy users to determine compliance with Code requirements.
Operates the JetVac and other cleaning and inspection equipment operated by the City.
System Control Assignment
Verify location of all existing utility lines, valves, etc. as necessary for contractors, builders, homeowner and interested parties.
Operate and inspect valves and hydrants
Prepare drawing sketches from field notes showing line size, type and measurements which will enable the proper map location of all lines, both existing and new construction within the City's utility system.
Knowledge of computers and basic functions of keyboard helpful.
Maintains records of hydrant meters leased to contractors.
Collects and manages data regarding the types, numbers, location, and status of backflow prevention devices.
Schedules and implements program to test, clean, repair, and rebuild backflow prevention devices.
Interacts with customers to ensure adherence to City's cross connection control program requirements.
Maintenance of a current/valid State of Florida Driver License which meets requirements outlined in the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations Manual as well as any requirements by the City's insurance carrier (at no additional cost, or risk), and determined by the City to be an acceptable driving record history.
Graduation from high school, or completion of GED strongly desired
Ability to obtain Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class "B" with tanker endorsements within 150 days of employment
Must maintain CDL throughout period of employment following probationary period
Ability to be on-call 24 hours per day as required to perform work in addition to regular working hours
Grade Assignments will be made on the following point system:
Line Tech I (Grade 13) - 0 to 9 Points
Line Tech II (Grade 14) – 10 to 19 Points
Line Tech III (Grade 16) – 20 to 29 Points
Line Tech IV (Grade 17) – 30 to 39 Points
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain stationary; move; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to remain stationary; communicate and taste or smell. The employee must routinely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and will frequently lift and/ or move up to 100 pound. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
City of St. Cloud, FL - 2 years ago