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JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Water/Sewer Operator

DEPARTMENT: Water/Sewer

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, perform duties of a Water and Wastewater Operator, will be required to operate various City equipment, operate and maintain water and wasterwater systems, maintain streets perform various duties as required,, included but not limited to assisting with Animal Control and parks Maintenance.

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Make water service connections
  • Repair water leaks
  • Read water meters and record data
  • Shut off and turn on water meters
  • Operate water system and record data
  • Assist in installation of Water and Sewer connections (taps)
  • Maintain Sewer Pump Stations
  • Assist in operation of Waste Water Treatment Plant and Lift Stations
  • Perform general maintenance on water and system
  • Repair/Replace Street Signs
  • Install, repair and replace culverts
  • Operate lawn mower and other lawn equipment
  • Assist other department employees in various job duties
  • Perform various other duties as assigned

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES OR EDUCATION

  • Ability to safely and skillfully operate City equipment in the performance of duties.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Awareness of all safety standards when performing duties.
  • Ability to perform manual physical labor when necessary.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Maintenance Supervisor

WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions include operation and maintenance of water and
wastewater systems and street department duties in all types of weather
conditions including extreme heat and cold, dry, wet, muddy and dirty areas
such as sewer pump stations and manholes. Working conditions may also
include working after dark to assist in an emergency, on weekends and
holidays.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from High School or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid Texas Drivers License.
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Employee must have or be willing to obtain a Class C or above Water/Sewer Certification.