Maintenance Worker II-Sewer

City of Kent | Kent, WA

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Posted Date 10/12/2019

Salary: $50,460.00 - $61,296.00 Annually

The City of Kent has an exciting opportunity for someone who has experience in utility operations, maintenance and/or repair!  Are you able to use specialized machines and hand, power, and automotive equipment to ensure the effectiveness of utility operations?  If you are looking for a job where you can build cooperative relationships within and between diverse groups while performing work that helps to meet the needs of a growing community, the Maintenance Worker II-Sewer may be the perfect fit for you!

There is one (1) regular, full-time position available.  This is a benefited position represented by the Teamsters union. 

Work is performed under continuing supervision.  The supervisor indicates what is to be done, limitations, quality, and quantity of the work expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments.  The supervisor provides additional, specific instructions for new, difficult, or unusual assignments.  The incumbent will carry out recurring assignments independently but refers deviations from procedures to the supervisor for help or decision.  Work is reviewed for technical accuracy and compliance with instructions or established procedure.

Inspect sewer/storm manholes or catch basins for needed repairs or to determine location of blockage
Assist in the maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, float switches, valves, blowers, dehumidifiers, alarms, electrical panels, and assist with the closed-circuit television and related equipment.
Ability to read and interpret closed circuit TV inspection reports.
Assist in repairs to buildings and facilities.
Assist in walk through inspections of new sewer and storm drainage infrastructure as well as sewer/storm pump stations when they are ready to go on line.
Provide preventive maintenance on sewer/storm facilities.  Clean and repair manholes, catch basins, culverts, storm drains, lines, ditches, bioswales, detention ponds, manhole covers, and related appurtenances.
Raise sewer/storm manholes; replace sewer/storm manholes; and raise to street grade.
Meet with Field Supervisor, or designee regularly to receive and/or discuss job assignments, ongoing inspections, cleaning, repairs, work schedules and priorities.
Measure the distance of excavation site; mark the outline of the area to be trenched according to defined procedures and instructions.
Break asphalt and other pavements using air, hydraulic, or electric hammer, pick, bar, and shovel.
Inspect and repair underground sewer/storm pipes by cutting and replacing damaged sections.  Ensure proper repairs are in place prior to back filling. 
Compact backfilled excavations using various types of compaction equipment
Tap sewer main for new service connections.
Update utility maps.
Document, log, and enter data into the City's asset management program.
Use the City's geographical information system (GIS) to locate and look up information about assets around the City.
Operate City vehicles/trucks to haul crew, materials, and equipment.
Perform minor safety checks, service, adjustments, and repairs on vehicles, equipment, machines, and attachments.
Organize traffic control at worksites by setting up cones, signs, flagging, etc.
Communicate with the office, supervisor, and others.  Respond to inquiries and complaints from customers and the general public.
Assist in sewer/storm complaint investigations.
Assist with one-year maintenance release program/walk-throughs.
Attend safety meetings as required.
Actively support the vision, mission, values, and goals of the department and the City.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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