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Job title: Utilities Maintenance Worker (1 Position)
Job location: Corinth, TX 76208 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/04/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $12.50 per hour

City benefits

Job Classification

Job Category:Public Works/Utilities

Job Description

Job description:
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Performs semi-skilled general labor tasks in order to maintain City water utilities system as assigned; duties may vary according to job assignment and individual skills.
• Performs maintenance and repairs within scope of authority, and in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; reports safety hazards, equipment problems and emergency situations.
• Assists in the repair and maintenance of water and wastewater system and components; inspects water and wastewater lines; repairs line leaks and breaks; cleans and maintains lift stations; maintains and flushes water hydrants; checks and cleans valves and manhole covers; digs and fills holes and trenches; maintains landscaping; clears trash, brush, weeds and debris from adjoining areas.
• Assists in the installation of new water, sewer systems and components.
• Operates and maintains a variety of specialized tools and equipment; assists with maintenance work on tools and equipment.
• Maintains daily work logs and records of maintenance services performed.
• Follows all safety rules and regulations to minimize risk of accidents.
• Responds as directed to perform emergency cleaning and maintenance work.
• Cross trains in all utilities maintenance tasks.
• Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent;
• AND one year of construction or maintenance work experience;
• OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must pass criminal background check and drug screen.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
• Must have a valid driver license prior to employment. (Must obtain Texas Class C driver license within 30 days of hire per State law.)
• Commercial driver’s license may be required.
• Must possess Water and Waste Water Operator licenses from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) or must obtain licenses within one year of hire; additional technical skills training and certifications may be required for some job assignments.
Required Skill in:
• Operating and maintaining tools, equipment and vehicles according to standard procedures.
• Performing heavy manual labor including lifting and carrying heavy objects.
• Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
• Following and maintaining safety standards.
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
• Work is performed indoors and outdoors at work sites throughout the City;
• Required to perform moderate physical work, and lift and carry up to 80 pounds.
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