Human Resources

Collection System Technician I

3/28/2019
2019027
$20.50 – $21.58 hourly rate

Under general supervision, utilizes television and sewer line cleaning equipment in the maintenance of the sanitary and storm sewer system within the Water Pollution Control Department.  Responsible for identifying & documenting conditions of new and existing sanitary and storm sewer systems by using close circuit television unit. Checks for overloaded lines and high water calls.  Duties include locating laterals, main sanitary and storm sewer lines and manholes prior to excavating.  Locates buried manholes and checks laterals for required repairs. Duties include the maintenance, cleaning, and making repairs to equipment as needed.  Performs other related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or equivalent; minimum of six months to one year progressively responsible related experience; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must possess a valid State Commercial Driver’s License Class B with Tanker and Air Brake Endorsements or permit and must be able to obtain license within six months of hire.  Must complete required NIMS level training within first six months of hire.  Must have knowledge of operation, construction and maintenance of sanitary and storm sewer systems. Requires ability to work in confined space and knowledge of the safety procedures utilized in such. Must have to ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedures manuals, etc. Requires attention to detail, accuracy, and following oral and written instruction.

Physical Demands:  Ability to climb in and out of confined spaces. Walking on uneven surfaces.  Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Occasionally required to lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. 

Typical Working Conditions: Typical wastewater collection system environment, including manholes, trenches, etc. Frequently exposed to outdoors in conditions ranging from extreme heat to cold and adverse weather.

Background check.

Drug screen.

In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.

Apply online at www.indepmo.org/hr or at the Human Resources Department, 2nd floor, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO  64050.    Position Closes:  March 27, 2019.

IBEW Water Pollution Control Bargaining Unit position.

Hours of work:  7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Must be available to work after hours, weekends or holidays as assigned or required.

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