Sewer Maintenance Worker
Sewer Maintenance Worker
This position assists in the maintenance of the
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
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
Responds to and resolves service both internal and
customer service calls, including after-hours calls
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
Knowledge of departmental and safety policies and
Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance
Skill in the operation of a variety of tools and
Skill in the location of underground utilities.
Skill in oral and written communication.
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 include the city policies and procedures
and safe work guidelines.
These guidelines are generally clear and
specific, but may require some interpretation in
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
The work consists of related maintenance duties.
Inclement weather contributes to the complexity of
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
Contacts are typically with co‑workers, other city
employees, contractors, plumbers, and the general
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
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.
The City of Pooler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.