Temporary - AW Pipeline Technician Worker (Multiple Positions for Multiple Divisions)

Austin Water Utility | Austin, TX

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Posted Date 2/14/2023
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Minimum Qualifications
Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
  • Valid Texas Class C Driver License.
  • Must be able to obtain the appropriate class of Commercial Driver’s License with endorsements within ninety (90) days of employment.
  • Positions in Collection Lift Stations and Collections System Services must obtain certification for Respiratory Protection and Confined Space Entry within six (6) months of hire and maintain those certifications.
Work Environment
This position is in a heavy industrial setting and requires performing all duties associated with operating heavy equipment outdoors in all weather conditions including extreme heat, cold and rain. This position will include cross training in operations of various equipment. Position will require adaptability and willingness to change or modify work load on demand and multitask. Position requires working in environments which may have hazardous situations.
Confined Space Entry Requirements
Candidates must be able to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres or in confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the activities of an employee are hindered. Candidates must be able to qualify for Austin Water’s Respiratory Protection Program.
Physical Requirements
This position will require that you be able to perform duties with confidence climbing heights of up to 20 feet on ladders that support up to 300 lbs., descending into confined spaces up to 100 feet deep with the use of a SRL Body Harness that supports up to 283 lbs., including 18 lbs. of equipment, and lifting and/or carrying equipment or supplies weighing up to 50 lbs., unassisted.
Pre-Employment Testing Requirements
Selected candidates will be required to complete and pass a physical exam and drug and alcohol screening test.
Successful candidates must pass a pre-employment Functional (FC) strength/agility test (with or without accommodations) to be considered for this position.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience working in all weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, and rain.
  • Experience using hand tools and power tools.
  • Experience interacting directly with customers and providing a high level of customer service.
  • Computer navigation skills and familiarity with a computer work order system.
Pay Range
$20.00 – $22.00 per hour, based on experience.
Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Monday _ Friday, 6:30 am – 4:30 pm
Glen Bell Service Center, 3907 S. Industrial Lane
Criminal Background Investigation
This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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