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Plant Maintenance Operator – CDL | Public Works – Streets | Code: REQ-1325
Job Family: Field Maintenance
Posting Start Date: 10/06/2020 | Closing: Open Until Filled
Minimum Hourly Rate: $16.00
Hours: Monday – Friday; 7:00 am – 4:00 pm; mandatory over-time and on-call as needed.
PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, maintains and repairs mechanical equipment and components in the Water/Wastewater (W/WW) treatment facilities of the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD).
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:
Maintains and repairs mechanical equipment and components and performs preventive maintenance as directed; maintains and adjusts equipment to meet job specifications and technical codes; checks equipment to verify proper operating conditions and identify maintenance needs; maintains records of services performed.
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.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
City policies and procedures.
State and Federal laws and regulations governing water plant operations; including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards.
Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in W/WW construction, repair and maintenance.
Operating and maintaining tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
Following and maintaining safety standards.
Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
Using a personal computer and specialized software applications.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required; AND two years of mechanical and electrical repair, maintenance and installation experience.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
A valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of hire.
Class C Water and /or Class II Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) 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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