Employment Opportunity – Water/Sewer Utility Maintenance Tech

Water/Sewer Department Utility Maintenance Tech

Salary: To be determined depending upon qualification and experience

Open Period: Until Filled

Position Information:  Full Time/Permanent – With Benefits

Purpose of Classification:

To perform a variety of equipment operations and skilled and manual labor for the City’s Water and Sewer Department, including the maintenance and repair of City water and sewer lines and related structures.

Job Duties:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Operates a variety of equipment and performs skilled and manual labor in support of construction, maintenance and repair projects for the City’s water and sewer systems.

Works as a crew member for assigned water and sewer projects; maintains repairs and/or constructs sewer, water, and ditch lines; installs and maintains storm drains and gutters; clears sewer backups; repairs water and sewer fittings; locates and fixes water and sewer leaks; makes and installs new water taps; builds; inverts; and repairs grinder pumps, manholes and fire hydrants.

Prepares sites for valve boxes; connects new valve boxes; and sets pump in pump stations.

Uses a variety of hand and power tools and equipment to perform assigned duties, including dump trucks, pressure washers, backhoes, trenchers, track hoes, jack hammers, boring machines, bulldozers, drills, cement and asphalt cutters, shovels, and pipe wrenches.

Picks up and transports materials, tools and supplies; cleans and washes equipment and tools; performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs on tools, equipment and vehicles; and notifies supervisor of needed equipment replacements and repairs.

Operates and assigned vehicle, a variety of hand and power tools and equipment, including commercial grade vehicles to complete essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

 High school diploma or GED; supplemented by one year of experience working on water or sewer lines; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

Application Procedures:

Please mail or deliver applications/resumes to: City of Dahlonega-Attn: Tammy Bruce 465 Riley Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533. Applications are available at City Hall, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. and on the City website at: www.dahlonega.gov

Please email resume/application to the Human Resources Department: tbruce@dahlonega.gov