City of Kyle Texas
  • 07-Mar-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • PwrkSop
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • Starting Rate: $18.12 - $22.65 per hour DOQ
  • Full Time

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GENERAL STATEMENT:

Under the direct supervision the Public Works Director and/or his designated representative, performs skilled or semiskilled maintenance activities and functions. Performs all general maintenance and construction duties as required for the general installation, maintenance and repair of the city's wastewater collection system, including wastewater mains, service lines, service connections, manholes, and lift stations.

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Position is open until filled. First review of applications on March 13, 2017.

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Exemplify the Team Kyle Core Roles as an Employee and as a Leader

-Knowledge-Knowledgeable in all aspects of job and City operations; maintains high quality of work; follows health and safety guidelines.

-Yes-Attitude-Demonstrates superior customer service; treats other employees and citizens with kindness; promotes goodwill; solves conflict with tact.

-Leading Edge-Continually looking for areas to improve upon; decisive and adaptive; supports new ideas; a driver for change. Innovative.

-Employee Accountability-Actively seeks and gives performance feedback in order to determine developmental opportunities; uses feedback as an opportunity for continuous improvement.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Performs maintenance and repair work on a regularly scheduled basis without direct supervision.

- Assists other Public Works staff and departments in the planning and execution of their assignments, providing labor and/or technical assistance as required.

- Completes routine wastewater collection system maintenance assignments and activities, without direct supervision, including, but not limited to, minor wastewater line repairs, lift station/pump maintenance and repairs, service line installation/repairs, and general maintenance of wastewater collection systems.

- Maintains all equipment utilized in maintenance activities, including changing oil and other routine maintenance of appropriate equipment.

- Assists and supports other city departments as to general maintenance projects, needs, and activities.

- Routinely operates heavy equipment (Ex. Backhoe, Front End Loader, Excavator, etc.) associated with the Wastewater Department as needed.

The above equipment list does not exclude the operation of other necessary equipment that may be needed in order to complete a required task.

Community Relations:

- Maintains desired working relationship with Public Works Director & City Manager; Works cooperatively with community groups; Provides support to all city department programs and/or activities as needed; Actively participates in creating and providing desired service levels to the citizens of Kyle and non-citizens within the City of Kyle; performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

- Extensive knowledge or training of the methods, tools and equipment of assigned trades area

- Working knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment of other maintenance functions

- Ability to analyze problems and plan solutions

- Ability to maintain records on materials needed and used

- Skilled or semiskilled operational knowledge, experience, and/or familiarity with all Public Works machinery and equipment (Ex. Backhoe, Front End Loader, Excavator, etc.).

- High School Graduate or Equivalent, competent training and certification from a technical or vocational school.

- Class C Wastewater or Class II Collections License preferred or the ability to aquire certification within 2 years of hire.

- Must have at least two (2) years experience installing, repairing and maintaining a wastewater collection system; and evidence of required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform assigned task.

- Valid Texas Commercial Driver's License (CDL), or ability to achieve same, and be eligible for coverage under the Kyle vehicle insurance provider.


To perform to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Anyone who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or to others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl , talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 115 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Any corrective eyewear required while operating a motor vehicle must be worn at all times while working.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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