|Position Category:||Labor and Trade|
|Requires Background Check:||False|
|Position Code:||7934-0030KV; 7934-0006KV; 7934-0010KV; 7934-0057KV|
|Department:||Water & Sewer|
7934-0030KV; 7934-0006KV- Work Schedule: 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM / Wednesday – Saturday.
7934-0010KV- Work Schedule: 8:00AM - 4:30PM / Sunday - Wednesday.
7934-0057- Work Schedule: 7:00AM - 5:30PM / Monday - Thursday.
Essential Job Functions: (All Departments/Divisions):
Performs lead work such as planning activities according to priority, problem solving and decision making
Participates with other members of a crew performing a variety of tasks involving maintenance and repair of water or sewer lines
Operates, maintains, instructs others and directs the use of various types of hand and power equipment
Operates some specialized types of equipment
Directs and participates in cleanup of the work area and equipment upon project completion
Completes and maintains all required paperwork for each project, identifying required personnel, equipment and materials used
Develops and maintains worksite safety, assuring proper placement of traffic warning devices
Serves as liaison with customers, landowners, vendors and contractors
May trim or remove trees on City right-of-way
In addition to the above tasks, the following essential tasks may be required by the individual departments/divisions.
Inspects, constructs, repairs, cleans and maintains storm or sanitary sewer lines and related structures
Programs, monitors, collects and interprets data
Operates equipment such as mini-camera, smoke blower, jet rodder, jackhammer, saws and loaders
Investigates and resolves customer complaints
Operates and maintains CCTV and grouting systems
Maintains tool and material inventory
Walks and inspects sanitary and storm lines and structures
Checks sewer overflows, takes samples and pH levels and assesses damages
Performs masonry work in the construction or repair of sewer lines and structures
Operates equipment such as jackhammers, paving saws and compressors
Operates equipment such as a jackhammer and saw
Pressure tests new water mains
Inspects, installs, repairs and/or relocates fire, blow-off and flushing hydrants
Tests, repairs, rebuilds, replaces and/or adjusts valves and conducts valve surveys according to atlas page
Installs, maintains, removes and changes out meters
Operates and maintains secondary pump and rechlorination stations
Installs, repairs and replaces service/water line breaks and leaks
Monitors and adjusts water quality and pressure flow
Diagnoses and corrects low water pressure complaints
Transports and applies chlorine and sulfur dioxide gases
Takes and analyzes water samples throughout the distribution system
Disinfects, cleans and flushes water mains/lines and storage tanks
Constructs concrete meter pits and large concrete valve vaults
Builds forms, pours concrete and finishes sidewalks and driveways
Water Pollution Control
Operates, directs and trains others in the use and maintenance of specialized heavy equipment utilized in the biosolids program
Provides recommendations and information for equipment used on a project basis
Performs and directs normal adjustments/service and routes maintenance on automotive and heavy equipment
Directs and participates in painting, fencing, mowing, sweeping, snow removal from roadways and field renovation
Performs light welding
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
Graduation from high school or possession of a General Educational Development Certificate (GED), and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience, including semiskilled and skilled work in
the major repair or heavy construction field or in water distribution maintenance with some lead work responsibility; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.
Considerable knowledge of manual work practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment of varied semiskilled major repair and heavy construction work; considerable knowledge of the City policies and governmental rules and regulations relating to the hazards and safety precautions of the work; and prefer demonstrated knowledge in Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality regulations and requirements of Department of Transportation in some positions. Ability to use and instruct others in the use of hand and mechanical tools and equipment; ability to operate and instruct others in the operation of automotive and other types of power equipment; ability to climb 175 foot water storage tanks; ability to maintain daily records, ability to perform basic math calculations, ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and water, sanitary and storm sewer atlases; and the ability to understand and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding.
Physical requirements include frequent walking and standing; frequent lifts/carries up to 60 pounds; frequent pushing up to 50 pounds; occasional lifts/carries up to 105 pounds; occasional pushing up to 60 pounds; frequent pulling up to 60 pounds; frequent reaching, balancing, bending, kneeling, handling, climbing, smelling and twisting; occasional crawling and feeling; and vision, speech and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks.
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with applicable endorsements; some positions within this classification may require a valid Class "D" Water/Wastewater Operator's License as issued by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ); Confined Space Entry Certification; and some positions may require Certification on Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (S.C.B.A.).
Working environment is primarily outdoors and occasionally indoors and in inclement weather. May be exposed to the following: hazardous materials, animal waste/dead animals, flammable liquids, radiation, traffic, cramped work areas, excessive dust, weather/temperature extremes, trench excavations, underground gas/electric/petroleum/fiber optic lines, rough terrains, cutting/chipping/grinding, hazardous/toxic atmospheres, sewage, damp/wet surfaces, snow/ice covered surfaces, animal bites, snake bites, insect bites, poisonous plants, overhead power lines, toxic fumes/vapors/odors, confined spaces, compressed gases, high noise areas and refuse/garbage/litter. Some positions may be required to work overtime and be on 24 hour standby.