SR. Maintenance Specialist - Crew Leader

City of Durham, NC - Water Management | Durham, NC

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Posted Date 6/16/2020

 SR Maintenance Specialists

Excavation & Meter Services

Water Management:  Water & Sewer Maintenance Division


We have vacancies for two SR Maintenance Specialists (Crew Leaders); one working in Excavation and the other in Meter Services within the Water & Sewer Maintenance Division of Water Management.  In Meter Services you will be part of 2 or 3-person team that maintains and installs water meters or if in Excavation, helping to lead a 6-person team involving the maintenance and repair of the City’s water distribution or wastewater collection system infrastructure.


We rely on employees with professional communication and problem-solving skills to work closely with all workgroups within Water Management and when dealing with Durham citizens.  Must be willing to work in all types of inclement weather. Must be reachable by phone and subject to week-long stand-by/recall for emergency response



·         HS diploma or equivalent

·         A-CDL

·         1 year of additional technical training

·         Minimum 4 year’s exp preferably in water or wastewater

·         Competency using software and tablets for record-keeping and communications



·         OSHA Competent Person, Confined Space Entry, & Trenching/Shoring within 1 year

·         Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience in a field position leading a crew

·         Grade A/B/C Water Distribution, Meter Tech, and Grade I-IV Wastewater Collections


Enjoy our benefits that include 401(K), (457), retirement, flex spending accounts, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, & generous annual/holiday leave.  '

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EOE - Individuals selected for offer of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination, drug/alcohol test, & background check.  You must have the legal right to work in the U.S. The company will not sponsor any applicant to obtain documentation of that right to work.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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