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Maintenance Worker II-Sewer
at City of Kent
Pay: $50,460 to $61,296/year
Salary : $4,205.00 - $5,108.00 Monthly $50,460.00 - $61,296.00 Annually
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2580739
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Maintenance Worker II-Sewer|
|Closing Date/Time:||Mon. 10/21/19 5:05 PM Pacific Time|
|Salary:||$4,205.00 - $5,108.00 Monthly|
$50,460.00 - $61,296.00 Annually
|Job Type:||Regular Full-time|
|Location:||220 4th Ave. S., Kent, Washington|
The City of Kent has an exciting opportunity for someone who has experience in utility operations, maintenance and/or repair! Are you able to use specialized machines and hand, power, and automotive equipment to ensure the effectiveness of utility operations? If you are looking for a job where you can build cooperative relationships within and between diverse groups while performing work that helps to meet the needs of a growing community, the Maintenance Worker II-Sewer may be the perfect fit for you!
There is one (1) regular, full-time position available. This is a benefited position represented by the Teamsters union.
**Please note that, in addition to completing the application, you must attach your cover letter and resume for your application to be considered complete. Uploading your resume to complete portions of the application does not automatically attach it to your application. You must attach the cover letter and resume as a separate step in the process, along with any other documents you want to submit. Incomplete applications will not be considered for this position. If you have technical difficulties or if you have questions about completing your application, please contact our office at (253) 856-5270 from Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and we will do our best to assist you.**
The recruitment process for this position will consist of a practical exam and an interview.
Under the direction of the Field Supervisor or employee of a higher classification, the incumbent is responsible for a variety of maintenance tasks necessary to assist in the maintenance and repair of City sewer/storm pump station facilities. Assist in the operation and maintenance of mobile circuit television units to conduct internal inspection of sewer storm lines and apparatus.
As an employee of the Public Works Department, actively participate in processes and communications with co-workers to promote/support a culture of engagement.
Work is characterized by a substantial volume of semiskilled maintenance tasks and a moderate volume of skilled tasks involved in the construction, alteration, maintenance, and repair of City sewer/storm facilities. The incumbent operates a variety of specialized machines and hand, power, and automotive equipment necessary in the performance of daily duties. All assignments involve the responsibility for safe use of tools and equipment and the safety of others working in the immediate area.
Work is performed under continuing supervision. The supervisor indicates what is to be done, limitations, quality, and quantity of the work expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments. The supervisor provides additional, specific instructions for new, difficult, or unusual assignments. The incumbent will carry out recurring assignments independently but refers deviations from procedures to the supervisor for help or decision. Work is reviewed for technical accuracy and compliance with instructions or established procedure.
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities:|
Inspect sewer/storm manholes or catch basins for needed repairs or to determine location of blockage
Assist in the maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, float switches, valves, blowers, dehumidifiers, alarms, electrical panels, and assist with the closed-circuit television and related equipment.
Ability to read and interpret closed circuit TV inspection reports.
Assist in repairs to buildings and facilities.
Assist in walk through inspections of new sewer and storm drainage infrastructure as well as sewer/storm pump stations when they are ready to go on line.
Provide preventive maintenance on sewer/storm facilities. Clean and repair manholes, catch basins, culverts, storm drains, lines, ditches, bioswales, detention ponds, manhole covers, and related appurtenances.
Raise sewer/storm manholes; replace sewer/storm manholes; and raise to street grade.
Meet with Field Supervisor, or designee regularly to receive and/or discuss job assignments, ongoing inspections, cleaning, repairs, work schedules and priorities.
Measure the distance of excavation site; mark the outline of the area to be trenched according to defined procedures and instructions.
Break asphalt and other pavements using air, hydraulic, or electric hammer, pick, bar, and shovel.
Inspect and repair underground sewer/storm pipes by cutting and replacing damaged sections. Ensure proper repairs are in place prior to back filling.
Compact backfilled excavations using various types of compaction equipment
Tap sewer main for new service connections.
Update utility maps.
Document, log, and enter data into the City's asset management program.
Use the City's geographical information system (GIS) to locate and look up information about assets around the City.
Operate City vehicles/trucks to haul crew, materials, and equipment.
Perform minor safety checks, service, adjustments, and repairs on vehicles, equipment, machines, and attachments.
Organize traffic control at worksites by setting up cones, signs, flagging, etc.
Communicate with the office, supervisor, and others. Respond to inquiries and complaints from customers and the general public.
Assist in sewer/storm complaint investigations.
Assist with one-year maintenance release program/walk-throughs.
Attend safety meetings as required.
Actively support the vision, mission, values, and goals of the department and the City.
Provide back-up for others in the division as assigned.
May act as a Maintenance Worker III in an installation, repair, inspection and/or construction crew under direction of a Maintenance Worker Lead or Field Supervisor.
May perform work in other sections for skill set development.
Perform related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:|
|Education, Experience and Other Requirements:|
Education: The equivalent of high school graduation, General Education Degree, or trade school; and
Experience: One year of experience in the area(s) of utility operation, maintenance,
and/or repair or one (1) year equivalent to a Maintenance Worker I or Maintenance assistant in Utilities.
Or: In place of the above requirements, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
In the event the State of Washington mandates or requires a license or certification, the incumbent will be given 24 months, or timeframe specified by the State (whichever is shorter) to obtain such license or certification.
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