Human Resources

Collection Systems Technician I

$21.12 - $22.24

Under general supervision, performs services within the Municipal Services Department/Collection Systems Maintenance Division.  Utilizes smoke machines, tablets, flow meters and a variety of construction equipment to locate and repair points of infiltration and inflow of clean water into the sanitary collection system.  Responsible for identifying, documenting, and repairing points of entry of clean water into the sanitary sewer collection system.  Duties include smoke testing, defect evaluation, manhole inspection and repair, creating work orders and service requests for work performed and defects found. Performs investigative work during and after rain events. Communicates with citizens and customers.  Performs emergency services during non-business hours as needed.  Duties include 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 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 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 the first six months of hire.  Must have knowledge of operation, construction, and maintenance of sanitary sewer systems. Knowledge of preventative maintenance and minor repair procedures for construction and/or maintenance equipment; general construction safety rules and guidelines.  Requires ability to work in confined spaces and knowledge of the safety procedures utilized in such.  Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, etc.  Ability to read, write and communicate effectively; to read and interpret street and sewer maps and layouts for job locations and assignments.  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.  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.

Background Check

Drug testing

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

Apply online at Closes:  November 1, 2021.

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