Wastewater Maintenance Worker II Job at Manteca, San Joaquin County, California

Wastewater Maintenance Worker II

City of Manteca , California


Job Information 

Full-Time

Public Utilities

Mid Level

Salary/Wage 

$51,108.51 - $62,122.74 Annually

Application Deadline 

Continuous

10/09/2020 05:00 AM PDT

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor, perform a variety of skilled duties in the maintenance and repair of City wastewater and storm water systems, facilities and related equipment; operate a variety of power-driven and heavy equipment to perform assigned duties. 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES


REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Perform a variety of skilled duties in the maintenance and repair of City wastewater and storm water systems, treatment facilities and related equipment; participate in construction projects and system installations as requested. 

Assure proper operation and water flow of City storm, collection and distribution systems; unclog sewer and storm lines and laterals as necessary; utilize high-pressure power cleaners, rodders, hydraulic hoses and vacuums to clean and remove sewage from sewer lines; clean up sewage spills as requested.

Inspect wastewater facility, lift station and storm pump equipment and systems including valves, pumps, motors, tanks and gauges; diagnose and repair mechanical malfunctions; replace system components as needed.

Operate a variety of power driven and heavy equipment including tractors, skip-loaders, jack hammers, welding equipment, compressors, forklifts and hand and power tools; drive a vehicle to conduct work.

Excavate ditches to access underground equipment and systems; repair and replace piping as necessary.

Inspect sewer lines utilizing smoke testing methods or video cameras to assure proper operation; inspect commercial grease traps for proper operation; maintain related records and report violations.

Utilize City maps, blue prints, metal detectors and line locators to locate lines, piping and manholes; map system schematics and manhole locations as necessary.

Operate irrigation pumps to discharge treated water; assist with the collection of water samples, moving of chlorine cylinders and monitoring of meter readings.

Communicate with City personnel and outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns.

Maintain routine records related to assigned activities.

OTHER DUTIES:
Assist other maintenance departments with construction projects as assigned.

Perform related duties as assigned.

 

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS


KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of City wastewater and storm water systems, facilities and related equipment.
Applicable mechanical, electrical, wastewater, storm water and safety codes and regulations.
Mechanical and piping systems including valves, line-ups, gauges and meters.
Operation of power driven and heavy equipment used in system maintenance and repair including high-pressure power cleaners, rodders, tractors, skip-loaders and various hand and power tools.
Basic record-keeping techniques.
Technical aspects of field of specialty.
Oral and written communication skills.
Health and safety regulations and procedures.
Proper lifting techniques.

ABILITY TO:
Perform a variety of skilled duties in the maintenance and repair of City wastewater and storm water systems, facilities and related equipment.
Operate power driven and heavy equipment used in system maintenance and repair including high-pressure power cleaners, rodders, tractors, skip-loaders and various hand and power tools.
Inspect facilities, systems and equipment for maintenance and repair needs. 
Diagnose mechanical and pumping malfunctions.
Unclog sewer and storm lines and laterals as necessary.
Clean up sewage spills and remove sewage from sewer lines.
Participate in construction projects and system installations as requested.
Maintain routine records.
Observe health and safety regulations and procedures.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Work from sketches, diagrams, blueprints, plans and specifications.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
Work cooperatively with others. 
Perform heavy physical labor.
Report to work every scheduled workday.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION 


LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California Class B driver’s license with Tanker endorsement.
Possession of a Collection System Maintenance Grade I certificate issued by CWEA.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by completion of an approved apprenticeship program and two years experience at the level of Wastewater Maintenance Worker I.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:
Indoor and outdoor work environment.
Regular exposure to fumes and odors.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Dexterity of hands to operate assigned tools and equipment.
Standing or walking for extended periods of time.
Seeing to inspect systems and read a variety of materials.
Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects as assigned by the position.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Heavy physical labor.
Digging.
Climbing ladders.

HAZARDS:
Contact with raw sewage and associated toxic fumes.
Infectious materials from wastewater.
Exposure to toxic gases and other poisonous substances.
Working in a cramped or restrictive work chamber.
Working around and with machinery having moving parts.
Working at heights.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.ci.manteca.ca.us 
OR
1001 W Center St 
Manteca, CA 95337

 

Location 

No location specified

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