SR Maintenance Specialists - Crew Leaders

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

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Posted Date 1/10/2020

We have vacancies for two SR Maintenance Specialists (Crew Leaders) working within Distribution System Maintenance and Meter Services groups within the Water & Sewer Maintenance Division of Water Management.  In these roles you will be part of 2 or 3-person team that maintains and installs water meters and responds to any emergencies involving the maintenance and repair of the City’s water distribution systems. Water system related tasks include conducting leak detection, water system shut-downs, water system trouble shooting; GIS map updating, as well as wastewater related tasks, contractor relations, & response  to daily emergencies.

We rely on employees with professional communication and problem solving skills to work closely with all work groups 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 expr 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



Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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