***This position is open until filled and may close at any time without notice.***
The purpose of this position is to perform manual labor within the Public Works Utilities Division. Responsible for maintenance and repair of water and wastewater systems.
Depending on the assignment, may be required to provide emergency response to various issues/problems regarding Public Works, after standard work hours, which may include but is not limited to water and sewer issues.
Typical tasks may include :
- Water main repair
- Sewer main repair
- Sewer service repair
- Operating flushing truck to clean mains
- Hydro excavation
- Fire hydrant repair
- Meter change outs and leak repairs
- Operating heavy equipment as needed.
Essential Job Functions:
Performs semi-skilled and skilled tasks including installations, inspections, repairs and maintenance at assigned locations. Performs special work projects as requested.
Operates, maintains, inspects, troubleshoots, and performs minor repairs of various equipment including hand and mechanical tools and motorized equipment.
Sets up work zones as appropriate and insures safety procedures and proper use of safety equipment at all times.
Provides general maintenance support to special events.
Education and Experience:
Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.
Over one year up to and including three year of experience is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have a good driving record and possess a valid Texas Commercial Drivers License with tanker and air brakes endorsement or ability to obtain within 90 days.
TCEQ Water Distribution License and/or Wastewater Collections License preferred.
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, holidays and weekends as needed. Subject to “stand by” duty.
Ability to learn geography of City including major streets and landmarks.
Successful candidate will be required to pass a background check including criminal history, motor vehicle record, and pre-employment drug screen.
City of Farmers Branch, TX - 14 months ago