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

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Under the direct supervision the Public Works Director and/or their designated representative, performs general skilled maintenance activities and functions. Performs all general maintenance and construction duties as required for the general installation, maintenance and repair of the city's water distribution and production system, including water mains, lines, service connections, wells, and storage tanks.


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


-Off at noon on Fridays

-This position will be expected to participate in the on call rotation.


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.



- 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 water system maintenance assignments and activities, without direct supervision, including, but not limited to, minor water line repairs, water well and/or water pump maintenance and repairs, service line installation and repairs, and general maintenance of water distribution and production 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.

- Perform in a supervisory role as the designated lead of select jobs.


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



-This position will be expected to participate in the on call rotation.

-Performs all other duties as duly assigned.



- High School Graduate or Equivalent

- Competent training and certification from a technical or vocational school and two (2) years general work experience; or equivalent combination of training and/or experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of required job duties and expectations. 

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

- Valid Texas Commercial Driver's License (CDL), or ability to achieve same if deemed necessary and requested by Supervisor. And also be eligible for coverage under the Kyle vehicle insurance provider.

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

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.



- 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

- General operational knowledge, experience, and/or familiarity with all Public Works machinery and equipment.

- Written Communication - Able to read and interprets written information. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

- Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

- Organizations Support - Follow policies and procedures.

- Judgment - Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

- Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

- Quantity - Meets productive standards; Completes work in timely manner.

- Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

- Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

- Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

- Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.

- Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.


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 hand and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl ; talk; hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to 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 eye wear required while operating a motor vehicle must be worn at all times while working.

Working 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.

This position description has been prepared to assist in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions. This description is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete, from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.

The City of Kyle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

City of Kyle Texas
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