Primary Duties Starting Minimum Salary: $19.00 per hour 8 Positions Available: 1 in Meter Services / 7 in Distribution/Collection
Under basic supervision, performs repair and maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection (W/WW) facilities, equipment and infrastructure for the Waco Water Utility Services Department. Essential Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Uses specialized tools, vehicles and equipment to maintain and repair W/WW facilities, equipment and infrastructure according to quality standards and safety regulations; locates W/WW lines, reads and inspects meters, inspects facilities and equipment and identifies repair and maintenance problems; performs duties within scope of authority and training; duties may vary depending on job assignment and individual skills.
- Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
- May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
- Performs other assigned or related duties as required.
- Driving is essential.
- City policies and procedures.
- Maintenance and repair standards for W/WW treatment facilities and equipment.
- State and Federal regulations governing municipal utilities and the treatment and transmission of water/wastewater; including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards.
- Geography, roads and landmarks of City and surrounding areas.
- Completing work projects according to work schedule and quality standards.
- Following and maintaining safe work practices.
- Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
- Operating and maintaining tools, equipment and vehicles in a safe and effective manner.
- Identifying unsafe conditions and mechanical problems.
- Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Physical Demands Heavy work:
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent and one year of experience with WUSD or 2 years of plumbing, heavy equipment or construction experience.
- A valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver's License with a Tanker Endorsement is required upon hire.
- Upon Hire you must possess either a Class C Water OR Class II Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The remaining license is required within 2.5 years.
- Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- Major activities are performed outdoors, may be exposed to all weather conditions.
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.