WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN I - 0321 Salary
$32,177.60 - $46,654.40 Annually
475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC
- Brief Description
Brief Description of the Job
Under the direction of the Wastewater Repair Supervisor, performs a variety of technical and skilled duties in the restoration, rehabilitation, and repair of the City`s wastewater system. Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment, as well as hand tools in performance of job duties. Installs new wastewater pipe where old existing pipe has failed. Performs confined space entry and trenching and shoring operations. Participates in after-hours on-call duty requiring working after normal working hours and holidays to resolve emergency situations. Supports inclement weather operations (i.e. snow and ice) by operating specific pieces of equipment such as sanders, loaders, and plows.
- Job Duties
Complete Wastewater Repair Work Orders (80%): Operate dump trucks for hauling material and equipment to job sites. Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment, as well as, hand tools in performance of job duties. Install new sewer pipes and repair old pipes as assigned. Perform confined space entry and trenching and shoring operations. Raise sanitary sewer manholes to grade. Apply cement liner to interior of sewer manholes and finish with trowel and brush. Use tripod, winch, gas detectors, and harness in performance of job duties. Operate jack hammer and remove asphalt debris. Remove old manhole ring and cover. Install metal plates or replace with new ring and cover. Level new ring and cover to street pitch. Tamp new asphalt into hole. Clear right of ways and check creek crossings. Clear right-of-ways for access to Wastewater mains for maintenance or repairs. Perform creek crossing inspections and cleaning of creek crossings as needed.
Provide Emergency Response On-Call (10%): Participate in after-hours on-call duty requiring working after normal hours and during holidays to resolve emergency situations to include, assisting in running heavy equipment to dislodge blockages in sewer pipes.
Support Inclement Weather Operations (5%): Work outside of regular schedule, throughout inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow and ice) by operating sanders, loaders, snowplows, and other specific equipment necessary to clear and maintain roads and walkways. Mix sand and salt for ice removal and treat bridges and roads as necessary. Wash brine and salt off equipment after use.
Ensure Workplace Safety (5%): Proactively identifies, removes and/or reports potential safety hazards. Takes steps to address, remove, or report hazardous conditions or items. Complies with City, State, and Federal safety procedures and protocols in the performance of job duties. Ensures equipment and property safety.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Over one year of experience in a public works, utility, or construction field is required.
Driver`s License Required:
Must have a valid South Carolina Class D license. Must have or obtain a South Carolina Class B Commercial Learner`s Permit (CLP) within 3 weeks of hire. Must have or obtain a South Carolina Class B CDL with tanker endorsement and air brake provision within 3 months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Work requires a comprehensive practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making. Must be able to exercise independent thinking and the ability to conceptualize and develop new or improved procedures, techniques or ideas appropriate to the work environment. Work product primarily affects unit processes.
Reading: Intermediate Level: Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, and policies.
Math: Intermediate Level: Ability to deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
Writing: Basic Level: Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Dump trucks, tamp, concrete saw, jack hammer, chainsaw, gas detector, concrete mixer, pumps, and hand tools.
Primary Work Location: Outdoors.
Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, physical hazards, and wetness and/or humidity. Frequent exposure to mechanical hazards, and communicable diseases.
Protective Equipment Required: Hard hat, steel-toed shoes, gloves, safety vest, safety glasses, ear protection, rain suit, and rubber boots.
Continuously requires fine dexterity, lifting, vision, hearing, and talking. Frequently requires standing, walking, carrying, reaching, kneeling, foot controls, and balancing. Occasionally requires handling, pushing/pulling, climbing, bending, crouching, and twisting. Heavy strength demands include exerting 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly.
Frequently requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires time pressures, emergency situations, and frequent change of tasks. Occasionally requires irregular schedule/overtime.
The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.
The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.
- Basic Term Life
- Employee Supplemental Life
- Spouse Term Life
- Child Term Life
- Short Term Disability (STD)
- Long Term Disability (LTD)
- Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
LEAVE & HOLIDAY BENEFITS
- General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
- The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
OTHER BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
- Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
- Employee Service Awards
- Longevity Bonus
- Worker`s Compensation
- Deferred Compensation
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- City of Greenville (SC)
- 206 S. Main St
Greenville, South Carolina, 29601
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The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.