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Sewer Maintenance Worker                                                              WW-SEW/8

Sewer Maintenance Worker

JOB SUMMARY

This position assists in the maintenance of the sewer system.

MAJOR DUTIES

·         Assists in the repair and maintenance of lift stations; pulls and repairs pumps; troubleshoots control panel issues; repairs wet wells; installs by-pass pumps as needed; replaces air relief valves on force mains; maintains facilities and grounds.

·         Rebuilds and repairs grinder pumps; replaces pumps as needed; troubleshoots electrical issues; repairs discharge lines; trenches and installs new laterals as needed.

·         Assists in the repair and maintenance of sewer mains and manholes; jets and cleans mains; removes foreign objects from manholes; replaces manhole lids.

·         Assists in the repair and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant; cleans and repairs basin pumps; changes motor oil; chances belts on belt press; changes valves and hoses; installs by-pass pumps; spreads lime as needed; repairs or installs water lines.

·         Responds to and resolves service both internal and customer service calls, including after-hours calls for service.

·         Maintains facility building and grounds; mops and sweeps floors; cleans bathrooms; empty trash cans; mows grass; makes minor repairs.

·         Performs related duties.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

·         Knowledge of sewer system repair and maintenance principles.

·         Knowledge of departmental and safety policies and procedures.

·         Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance principles.

·         Skill in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment.

·         Skill in the location of underground utilities.

·         Skill in oral and written communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

The Sewer Maintenance Crewleader assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES

Guidelines include the city policies and procedures and safe work guidelines.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

·         The work consists of related maintenance duties. Inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the work.

·         The purpose of this position is to assist in the maintenance of the sewer system.  Successful performance contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of sewer system operations.

CONTACTS

·         Contacts are typically with co‑workers, other city employees, contractors, plumbers, and the general public.

·         Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

·         The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.

·         The work is typically performed in a stockroom, warehouse and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·         Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.

·         Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

·         Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 




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