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City of Greenville
City of Greenville



Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS

$32,177.60 - $46,654.40 Annually


475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number




Brief Description

Job Summary
Under regular direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, operates sophisticated video equipment, specialized computer programs, and electronic diagnostic equipment to complete detailed assessments of public wastewater lines and identify inflow and infiltration problems. Conducts smoke and dye tests to check for wastewater line leaks. Cleans wastewater lines using specialized high-pressure cleaning trucks. 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

Essential Functions
Inspect Wastewater/Stormwater Lines: Video wastewater lines using mainline camera system to complete detailed assessments. Maintain and inspect camera equipment to ensure reliable and safe operation. Understand and operate CCTV inspection software for pipeline assessment and cataloging. Maintain a database of camera videos for access when needed. Maintain a working knowledge of Pipe Assessment Certification Program (PACP) for proper inspection of wastewater/stormwater lines. Conduct dye testing to locate services and failures in wastewater/stormwater, location of damaged lines and buried manholes using signal locator (sonde) equipment. Research work areas for safe access to inspect wastewater/stormwater system and traffic control setups. Read GIS maps to setup and execute inspections. 40%

Perform High-Pressure Cleaning of Wastewater/Stormwater Lines: Maintain working knowledge and operation of flushing and combination trucks including vacuum systems from multiple manufacturers. Read GIS maps to setup and execute cleaning of wastewater/stormwater system. Inspect equipment prior to use to ensure safe operation. Properly use specialized cleaning nozzles for each application. Test and troubleshoot pump, valves, vacuum systems and other related components on jet trucks. Assist with operation of an easement machine when required. 35%

Perform Administrative Duties: Sort all videos to appropriate storage location. Assist the Wastewater Assessment Supervisor in completing reports following jobs completed. Research for upcoming cleaning and inspection jobs. Provide information in hardcopy and softcopy for each inspection completed. Review and plan jobs by priority using work order system. Attend meetings and trainings as required. 15%

Provide Emergency Response On-Call: Respond to Wastewater emergencies/ overflows, assist in determining best containment method and place containment equipment if needed. Clean and remove blockages from main line as needed. Clean site to remove contamination and to reduce odor. 5%

Support Inclement Weather Operations: 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. Read maps of predetermined routes for plowing and sanding. Inspect equipment prior to operation for safe operation. 5%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent.

Over two years of experience in Public Works, utility work, or construction field.

Pipeline Assessment certification within 12 months.

Preferred Qualifications

Over one year of experience in utility assessment and video equipment.

Driver`s License Requirements

Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License at hire.

Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Learner`s Permit (CLP) within 3 weeks of hire.

Valid South Carolina Class B CDL with tanker endorsement within 3 months of hire.

Performance Requirements

Knowledge of:

Operations and functions of valves and water control devices for a high-pressure system.

Traffic rules, regulations, laws and procedures for the safe operation and setup in various traffic conditions.

Safe operation of CDL and non-CDL sewer cleaning trucks and related components.

Ability to:

Perform repairs and troubleshoot problems on a mechanical crawler/CCTV system.

Prioritize workload managing time efficiently, meet deadlines, and complete assignments in a timely manner.

Read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, and policies.

Deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.

Write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.

Utilize specialized systems and programs to include work management system and mapping system.

Use wrenches, screwdrivers, pry bars, manhole hook, extendable claw, clam, shovels, vacuum system of jet truck, soldering iron, rubber tire loader, skid steer, steel wastewater rod system, gas meter, and confined space entry equipment.

Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions

Primary Work Location: Office environment, vehicle, and outdoors (roadways, easements, parking lots).

Protective Equipment Required: Safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, steel-toed boots, hearing protection, protective coveralls, safety vest, waders, and life jackets.

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, noise and vibration, and mechanical hazards. Weekly exposure to wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, physical hazards, and communicable diseases.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires vision, bending, hearing, and twisting. Frequently requires fine dexterity, reaching, pushing/pulling, standing, walking, foot controls, and talking. Occasionally requires lifting, carrying, sitting, handling, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and crouching. Strength demands include exerting up to 10 pound constantly, up to 20 pounds frequently, and 20-100 pounds occasionally.

Mental Demands: 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.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 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.)
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.

  • 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.

  • 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




How To Apply:


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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

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.


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