Utilities Maintenance Worker III
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Field crew leader for Distribution, Storm Water, and/or Collections work crews.
- Plan and coordinate daily and emergency work assignments.
- Repairs and maintains water distribution, storm water, and wastewater collection systems.
- Repairs and replaces valves, fire hydrants, water service lines, sewer lines, storm water lines, manholes, air release valves and structures.
- Participates in and directs water distribution and metering system repair and installation of mains, pipe lines, meters, hydrants, valves, curb stops and related system components.
- Chlorinate new distribution lines.
- Prepares road and applies asphalt when construction is complete. Sets road base to proper compacting and sets asphalt.
- Repairs sidewalks and driveways and finishes concrete as required.
- Operates water main valves and turn off and on water services for customers.
- Operates trucks and construction and maintenance equipment as necessary to complete work projects; checks equipment for proper servicing, operation and safety and reports defects to supervisor; maintains inventory of tools and equipment.
- Determines type and quantities of materials required to perform and complete job assignments and arranges for timely delivery to job sites.
- Install street barricades and cones prior to the performance of construction and repair activities; direct and control traffic around work sites.
- Maintain records related to particular area of assignment; may input and recall information into a computer terminal.
- Observes standard operating procedures and safety practices, including work zone, flagging, shoring and trenching, and competent person.
- Monitor and prepare confined space entry forms and operate confine space tripods, harnesses.
- Ability to lead, manage, plan and organize daily maintenance work for Distribution, Storm Water, and/or Collection systems.
- Knowledge of operational characteristics of water lines, sewer collection lines, storm water lines, air release valves, fire hydrants, valves and water meters.
- Knowledge of tools and mechanical equipment used in the repair and maintenance of water meters, fire hydrants and valves.
- Knowledge of line locating rules and regulations and Sunshine One-Call procedures.
- Knowledge of operational principles of water, storm water, and wastewater systems.
- Knowledge of safe shoring and trenching practices.
- Knowledge of safe work practices.
- Skill in performing heavy manual labor.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Skill in using and operating hand tools, mechanical equipment, and power tools and equipment required to work in a safe and efficient manner.
- Skill in reading and interpreting utility GIS maps.
- Ability to operate personal computers
- Ability to complete computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) work orders through data entry.
- Ability to perform water distribution mathematical calculations for determining flow, volume, and pressure
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED, and three (3) years of water distribution, storm water, or wastewater collection experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Lead/Supervisory experience, desirable. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Level 1 Water Distribution, Storm Water Operator Certification Class A, and/or Wastewater Collection Systems Operator Certification Class A is required, or ability to obtain with twenty-four (24) months from date of employment. A State of Florida Commercial Driver’s license, Class A is required or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.
Last revision date: October 2012