City of Shawnee
Job Opening


Job TitleMAINTENANCE WORKER
DepartmentUtility Department
Date Posted12/7/2017
Posting Expires12/15/2017
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee


Job Description



JOB TITLE: Utility Maintenance Worker 1-II


DEPARTMENT: Utilities


ACCOUNTABLE TO: Utility Maintenance Worker III


PAY RANGE: NO CDL—GRADE 6 $11.56, CDL—GRADE 9 $13.07


FLSA: NON-EXEMPT





PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision, performs manual and semi skilled tasks in their assigned Water and/or Sewer Utility System. Work may vary, individual judgment is limited within prescribed standards and procedures.





ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


• Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 60#s (greater with assistance).


• Work is performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, and hazardous chemicals;


• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;


• Must obtain Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain such License throughout employment;





MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:


• Keeps water Distribution and Sewer systems operating efficiently. Assists in the repair of water and sewer line breaks;


• Maintains, locates, raises to grade, and marks water main valves, assists in valve and water line mapping;


• Relieves sewer line stoppages by operating hydro-flusher to clear pipe of congesting materials; Cleans and repairs manholes;


• Inspects taps made by contractor to maintain quality control of the taping processes;


• Repairs and replaces fire hydrants and notifying fire department when fire hydrants are out of service;


• Operates jackhammer, excavates trenches, and installs shoring


• May perform physical labor tasks, shovels, loads and hauls gravel;


• Performs other duties as may be required and deemed necessary.


• Prepares daily log of own activities; work is frequently performed in uncontrollable physical conditions of pollution, heat, cold, noise, and dampness;


• Contact with others is incidental to the performance of duties requiring common courtesy and relaying of information;


• Work performed requires care and use of proper safety equipment and following established safety procedures to prevent injury.





SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None





EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:





• Graduation from High School or its equivalent; PLUS


• One year of progressive work experience, preferably in the operation and maintenance of equipment;


• Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work with others;


• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;


• Must obtain a valid Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain license throughout employment.





EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:





• Troubleshoots minor mechanical equipment problems;


• Troubleshoots and locates causes of water quality complaints;


• Utilizes knowledge of water and sewer line construction and maintenance;


• Performs standby and call back work during off duty hours;


• Follows all applicable safety procedures, uses proper safety equipment, and operates assigned equipment in a safe manner;


• Demonstrates knowledge of safe work practices and procedures;


• Performs other work as directed.