City of Tucson


$16.60-$30.55 Hourly / $34,528.00-$63,544.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Maintains, installs, and repairs water system components.

Essential Functions

Maintains and repairs equipment by disassembling equipment, performing inspections and using precision tools to determine the reason for equipment failure, replacing and repairing broken or worn parts, making adjustments, cleaning, lubricating and painting equipment, and removing obstructions such as weeds and plants. Coordinates related traffic control devices and traffic issues.

Installs equipment by reviewing and interpreting plans, planning projects, fabricating and installing structures, operating excavating equipment, building, assembling, and installing new equipment, forming and pouring concrete, pipe fitting, welding, cleaning, backfilling and landscaping surrounding areas.

Performs well pump efficiency tests on active wells per scheduled intervals. Assists in review of well pump test data to help determine maintenance needs, pump replacements or design change requirements. Sounds all wells to determine static water levels. Performs test as needed in wells to determine presence of sand in pump discharge.

Maintains and repairs booster pumps, electric motors, air compressors, valves, piping, fencing, and related water plant equipment.

Conducts inventory, determines equipment needs, picks up supplies and equipment, updates a list of used parts, prepares work orders and reports, maintains material safety data sheets, conducts and maintains studies, monitors equipment in salvage yard, verifies sales of materials, hauls and dumps debris, and operates heavy equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 1 year maintaining, installing, and repairing water system components including pumps, motors, air compressors and pipes

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License 

Special Job Requirements

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Grade 1 Water Distribution Certification

Heavy Equipment Operator Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Non-NIDA Drug Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 30

Occupation Group Description: Labor and Trades

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 7520

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 5731; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;