Distribution/Collection Operator-CDL | Utilites | Code: 1106
Job Family: Field Maintenance
Posting Start Date: 01/16/2020 | Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Minimum Hourly Rate: $18.00
Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Over-time and On-call as needed.
PRIMARY DUTY: 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; performs other duties as required or assigned.
May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
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.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required; AND one year of experience with WUSD.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
A valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver’s License with a Tanker Endorsement is required within 180 days of employment.
Class C Water OR Class II Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is required within 2.5 years; according to the needs of the City.
Additional training and certifications may be required.
This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ‘at-will’ relationship.
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office at (254) 750-5740.
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