Wastewater Tech I, IV

City of Evans | Evans, CO

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Posted Date 1/03/2019

SUMMARY: Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in operation, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater collection system and treatment plant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs preventative maintenance and repair of treatment plants and equipment; operates the treatment plant to include, process control testing, system monitoring and process adjustments as directed by the lead plant operator; performs repairs and maintenance on aerators, pumps and meters; monitors and calibrates a variety of instruments, including inflow and discharge meters; assists with video sewer line inspections for proper flow, restrictions, water and root intrusion, manhole and cover condition; detects needed repairs and leaks, and integrity of overall sewer system; assists in cleaning sewer line using jet/vacuum unit; jetting lines; removes debris from lines and manholes; operates all motorized equipment such as pickup truck, sewer jet trucks, CCTV van, dump trucks, front end loaders, backhoes, tractors, mowers, plows, sweepers and similar equipment; provides sewer line locations to residents and contractors; assists in maintaining current as-built drawings of all sewer mains, user taps and manholes of the system; maintains records of emergency service calls and other services as needed; implements traffic control plans for projects; and performs all other duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; at least one year of general maintenance experience; possession of a valid CO Driver License; possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Colorado Class B CDL Driver’s License within 6 months of employment; possession of or the ability to obtain within one year of employment a State of Colorado Class I Wastewater Collections Certificate; possession of or actively pursuing a State of Colorado Class D Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License within one year of employment; skill in the safe and proper use of equipment, machinery, tools and vehicles; knowledge of safe and proper work zone setup requirements; knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in truck and heavy equipment operations; knowledge of applicable safety procedures and regulations, including confined space; knowledge of plumbing; skill in diagnosing and detecting malfunctions and taking corrective action; skill in operating light and heavy equipment used to install and maintain the municipal sewer system, such as sewer jet/vac unit, backhoes, loaders, snow plows, dump trucks, mowers, and tractors, ability to read and interpret City street signs, locator maps, blue prints and specifications; ability to prepare & maintain accurate records; ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, contractors, public officials, and the general public; ability to lift, push, and pull up to 117 lbs., and the ability to work on-call after scheduled work hours.

College level courses in chemistry, microbiology, mathematics, environmental health or other related courses are highly desirable. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Apply on-line at www.evanscolorado.gov City of Evans, Human Resources, 1100 37th Street, Evans, CO 80620.

The City of Evans conducts pre-employment physical exams, drug testing, and background investigations as a condition of employment.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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