$26.63-$37.95 Hourly / $4,615.87-$6,578.00 Monthly / $55,390.40-$78,936.00 Yearly
Performs lead semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to construction, repair and maintenance; installs trench boxes; relines or replaces damaged manholes; constructs new manholes; conducts compliance inspections on utility construction projects; modifies repair procedures or material due to circumstances.
Oversees abandoned meter removal (AMR), installs and reads; plans and oversees new construction and repairs; oversees large meter changeouts; schedules and notifies shut downs; maintains all related paperwork; handles all boiled water related notices; uses electronic device to determine underground utility locations; oversees multiple crews involved in moderate to complex repair and construction projects (Water Distribution only).
Excavates area to proper elevation; excavates cave-ins to determine department/division responsibility for repair; deroots mains and removes corrosion with a chain cutter; grades ditches (SW only).
Fills out weekly forms tracking locations, work order (WO) numbers, equipment used, etc.; completes online ticket for utility location; compiles necessary reports; maintains attendance records and timesheets; investigates citizen complaints and initiates complaint repair tickets/triage/work orders.
Participates in the preparation of construction plans and specifications; reads and interprets plans and specifications.
Televises existing wastewater/stormwater systems for condition/failure; coordinates crews responding to all water, wastewater or stormwater emergencies.
Operates the following: crane and spyder (SW only); rollers; closed circuit TV inspection and grouting truck (Coll only); portable TV camera (SW only); track backhoes; transporters (Coll only); trailers with dump trucks; jet/vacuum units (9 – 12 yd); directional drilling equipment (Water Distribution only).
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: proper safety practices; wastewater collection pump station operations (Coll only); stormwater pump station operations (SW only); valves and keys; emergency response procedures and proper contacts.
Working knowledge of: thrust block installation; computer skills; proper bank slopes; project and construction management skills.
Ability to: understand and follow oral and written instructions; read and interpret plans and specifications; drive and work safely; perform work requiring physical strength; work in confined spaces; operate small, medium and heavy equipment; work in a team atmosphere; lead team members; train other personnel; plan/schedule short-term work; assign and review work of others; be a self-starter, try new ideas, and acquire and maintain skill flexibility; communicate effectively orally and in writing; maintain records and write reports; deal with and resolve conflict within a team; be courteous under pressure; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and general public. Skill in: the use of basic hand and power tools; the operation of light, medium and heavy equipment.