2226 – Utility Maintenance Worker I
(Job# 2018 - 01249)
Starting Salary: $16.17/hr
This position is in the Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department.
Salary Grade: 35
Performs routine cleaning, repair, inspection, vector control, disinfection and maintenance of sanitary sewage conveyance systems (gravity and pressure).
An assessment may be administered.
(Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.)
Operates specialized equipment, machines and vehicles such as pressure cleaners, sprayers, television inspection equipment, vacuum, balling and rodding machines;
Performs preventive maintenance and repair of sewer lines, cleanouts, manhole structures and covers and wastewater pumping system facilities;
Locates and removes blockages in sewer lines and manholes;
Clears the area around manhole covers and physically adjusts the structure and/or cover assembly;
Performs routine operational checkouts on wastewater pumping systems;
Applies and properly disposes of pesticides, disinfectants and oxidizing agents encountered in duties;
Performs operator-level servicing, adjustment and maintenance of specialized tools, equipment, assigned vehicles and machinery;
Complies with all operational safety regulations by maintaining and using safety and personal protective equipment;
Stores, handles, applies and disposes of hazardous materials generated by work assignments as instructed in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS);
Establishes and maintains appropriate worksite traffic control/warning devices and measures;
Assists other Utility Maintenance Workers in flow/atmospheric monitoring and television inspection of systems by placing and retrieving monitoring/inspection devices and equipment.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
- operation of specialized maintenance equipment and machines;
- occupational hazards and safety procedures;
- worksite traffic control/safety procedures;
- application and disposal of pesticides, disinfecting and oxidizing agents;
- mechanical principles and the use of hand tools;
- operating principles of wastewater pumping systems;
- operating principles of sewer inspection equipment.
- identifying and reporting hazardous conditions;
- following verbal and written instructions;
- applying and properly disposing of pesticides and oxidizing agents;
- operating specialized equipment and machines used in sewer maintenance and inspection;
- performing operator-level servicing, maintenance and adjustment of equipment, machinery and assigned vehicles;
- implementing traffic and other operational safety procedures;
- maintaining and safely using individual safety and protective equipment;
- using hand tools andmaking minor mechanical repairs;
- reading and interpreting technical data, maps and plans;
- assisting in the operation of wastewater pumping systems.
High school diploma or GED equivalency and six months of experience in the operation of sewage conveyance systems, or performing maintenance work in an industrial work setting or construction site.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.
Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.
Licenses and Certificates: All positions require possession of a valid Grade 1 Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Wastewater Collection certification upon completion of initial or promotional probation. Valid driver license is required at time of application. Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Risk Management's review and approval of the candidate's driving record.
Special Notice Items: Some positions may carry the risk of exposure to infectious diseases, asbestos or wastewater and sewage products, therefore special medical screening prior to or during employment may be necessary to assure employee health and safety.
Physical/Sensory Requirements: All positions require the ability to lift up to 100 pounds for brief periods. All positions require the ability to enter and work in confined spaces, which may require the proper wearing of individual safety and protective equipment.
CLOSING DATE: Fri. 11/23/18 11:59 PM Arizona Time.
When applying to this position, please note the Job Number is 2018 - 01249.
About this company
The Human Resources Department partners with clients to recruit and retain a highly committed, highly competent, and results-oriented workforce by leading Pima County in the acquisition, maintenance, development and measurement of its human assets and by providing various employment-related services and activities. Services include: Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation, E-Verify®, Personnel Records, Employment Rights, ADA Administration, FMLA Administration, Employee Benefits and Wellness, Management Training, Performance Management, HIPAA / Privacy Practices and Federal, State and local labor reporting.
Location/Region: Tucson, AZ