Utility Maintenance Worker II (Pipelayer)

City of Great Falls | Great Falls, MT

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Posted Date 3/10/2023
Salary - $41,288.00 - $45,489.60 Annually
Location - Great Falls, MT
Job Type - Regular Full Time
Department - Public Works
Union Classification - Crafts Council - Laborers Union
Nature of Work

Responsibility for performing unskilled to semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair and construction of the municipal water, sanitary sewer and storm drain systems. Work responsibilities extend to providing work direction to less experienced maintenance workers and laborers.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Utilities Systems Foreman.

Essential Functions of Work 
  • Maintains, repairs and installs water, sewer and storm drain systems to achieve efficient operations; responds to emergency calls for service as required.  
  • Responds to customer complaints. 
  • Repairs, replaces and installs fire hydrants and valves for proper performance and efficiency. 
  • Turns on and shuts off water service’s and water mains in order to perform repairs and maintenance.
  • Responds to after hour call outs. 
Education and Experience 
  • A high school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Three years of experience in water and sewer system repair and maintenance.
  • Possession of a valid Montana class B commercial driver’s license with air brake.
  • Obtain Montana Class I Water Distribution certification within one year.
 **As of January 6, 2020, employers of CDL drivers must query the Clearinghouse to verify that a current or prospective driver is not prohibited from operating CMVs or performing other safety sensitive functions.  CDL Drivers must now be registered with the FMCSA Clearinghouse.  For more information, please visit the website at https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov. 
Requirements of Work 
  • Substantial knowledge of water, sanitary sewer, and storm drain systems and appropriate repair and maintenance methods. 
  • Substantial knowledge of the city codes regarding water and sewer services.
  • Ability to assign and direct the work of other employees.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors and the general public.
  • Technical Capacity
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Customer Service
  • Safety Minded
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
This position provides work direction to less experienced workers and laborers.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and confined spaces. The employee is exposed to cold, heat, snow, wind, rain.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, bend, crawl, kneel, twist, reach, grasp, push, pull, ride and perform similar body movements. Must have the ability to perform heavy physical work and to lift and carry up to 100 pounds at a time; the possession of hand/eye coordination sufficient to operate hand and power tools, various maintenance and repair equipment, and a motor vehicle; the ability to talk and hear in person or by telephone and two-way radio; and the ability to see and read instructions and reports.  
The work schedule is a 40-hour work week, Sunday through Saturday.  Work is typically performed Monday through Friday. Employee must be available for on-call work. This position is a non-exempt and eligible for overtime.  Any overtime must be authorized prior to working.
Travel is primarily local during the business day. Occasional travel may be required to attend off-site training and educational opportunities.
Salary19.85 Hour
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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