Purpose of Classification
Performs various tasks involving wastewater utility maintenance and repair within the Wastewater Collections Section.
The Maintenance Specialist position is responsible for the installation and repair of gravity lines; sewer force mains, broken pipes, valves, and lift stations. Installs, repairs and replaces valves, and rehabs lift stations. Cleans and views sewer lines, rebuilds and maintains pumps and operates large trucks and equipment. Also assists skilled-trade employees or other workers as needed.
High School Diploma or GED supplemented by vocational/technical training in general maintenance, mechanics, electrical maintenance, and plumbing. One year of working experience to include electrical, asphalt/concrete work, piping/valves and the operation of heavy equipment. Must possess the ability to read, write and speak the English language professionally and to read and understand blueprints. The individual must have the physical stamina to perform strenuous physical duties. Also, the ability to work in inclement weather conditions, confined space entry and exposure to hazardous gases and high voltage. Must have the physical capabilities of working while wearing a respirator or self-contained breathing apparatus verified by a physical examination. Tasks involving Wastewater Collections require possession of a Class B Commercial Driver's license with tanker and hazardous materials endorsements or the ability to obtain within six months of hire. Must possess a valid Florida driver's license. The individual MUST obtain a Wastewater Collections "C' Certification within two years of employment. Fingerprinting is required.
Collier County BCC offers a variety of benefits to both regular full and part time employees. For information, click here to view the comprehensive benefits package we have to offer you when you join our team.
Individuals hired into temporary positions for a period of less than six months, volunteers and interns are not benefit eligible. Temporary employees hired for longer than six months may be eligible for Florida Retirement System Benefits as well as others required by law.