Job Title: Water Maintenance Worker
Department: Public Works
Reports To: Water Superintendent
Status: Seasonal, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Wage: $14.64-$21.83 per hour (Typical starting wage $14.64-$18.24 DOE)
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Hours: 40 hours/week, schedule determined by superintendent
Season: April 15th – October 14th
Performs a variety of entry level semi-skilled duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance, upkeep and repair of culinary and secondary water systems. Essential duties of the position include: Daytime water enforcement; Monitoring pressure stations and telemetry equipment; Performs installation or repair of water service connections; Repairs or replaces fire hydrants and plugged water meters; Repairs water mains; Tears out and repairs street when locating an uncovering broken lines; Assists in the placement of pipe; Flag on-coming vehicles to protect the public and workers; Maintain a productive working environment which includes, but is not limited to, a spirit of cooperation with co-workers, peers and the public; Assist with other public works functions, such as street and environmental maintenance and other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Safety practices and standard operating practices; machines and tools, including their uses, repair and maintenance.
Skilled In: Handling multiple projects with interruptions; Prioritizing and organizing workload to meet deadlines; Watching indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Ability to: Receive and follow verbal and written instructions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to lift 25-50 pounds. The employee is also required to be able to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down.
The noise level of the maintenance equipment is generally loud noise or very loud noise.
Work is performed primarily in outdoor settings and in all weather conditions. Employee is exposed to hazards associated with water pipe and sewage maintenance including smoke, noxious odors, fumes, chemicals, liquid chemicals, solvents, and oils.
The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles.
Must be 18+ years of age
Valid Class “D” Utah Driver’s License
Qualified applicants must complete a Syracuse City employment application online at www.syracuseut.gov. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Syracuse City Hall Administration building located at 1979 W 1900 S, Syracuse, UT 84075 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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