City of Kyle Texas
  • 16-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Water Utilities
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • 30.77-38.46 per hour Dependent upon experience and licensing.
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

City Paid Employee Only: Health, Dental, & Vision / TML Retirement Match 2:1/ Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Days; See Benefits Website For More Info


The Lead Pump and Motor Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the daily and emergency preventative maintenance needs of the city including various pumps, motors, and controls, standby generators, and related systems. Areas of work may be at any of the water and wastewater facilities throughout the city. Potential candidates should have a strong background in electrical systems troubleshooting, motor diagnostics, and general maintenance of such systems. Technician must be able to exercise sound judgment in times of crisis, and effectively communicate with other city staff and elected officials as needed. The City of Kyle Public Works Department operations are performed 24/7, 365 days a year. This position is required to be on an on-call rotation and the candidate must live within 45 minutes of normal travel time to Kyle. This position serves as essential personnel based on the needs dictated by the Public Works Director or the designated representative and will require employees to return to work during inclement weather or emergency events.


  • Troubleshoot and correct electrical, mechanical, and piping problems as experience and training allows and as directed by supervisors.
  • Analyze, and repair or replace mechanical equipment (pumps, motors, submersibles, relays, breakers etc.) as necessary to complete required repairs.
  • Assist in the installation of new utility system improvements and other water and wastewater utility related projects.
  • Responsible for keeping maintenance records up to date, including work orders and related forms.
  • Will operate a company vehicle and be responsible for the appearance, maintenance, and organization of vehicle and tool inventory.
  • Provides direction and training to lesser experienced staff as needed, acting as Lead role within the Division. 
  • Respond to emergency calls as directed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Must exemplify the Team Kyle Core Roles as an Employee by:

  • 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.
  • Ability to Manage Performance - Organizes work processes to be effective and efficient; provides employees with the necessary training and resources to get the job done; communicates clear performance expectations and standards to the team and provides formal feedback on performance on an ongoing basis constructively and tactfully.
  • Develops and Leads an Effective Team - Provides learning opportunities to the team; encourages decision making and accountability; establishes a vision and direction and motivates/inspires the team to follow suit; leads by example. 


  • General operational knowledge, experience, and/or familiarity with all Public Works machinery and equipment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs including: Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publisher. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot lift station control panel issues and should have a good understanding of signal control power as well.
  • Ability to operate an overhead boom lift safely and responsibly.
  • Works with other maintenance employees well and is open to taking direction and positive criticism.
  • Written Communication - able to read and interpret written information such as documents of safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to draft routine reports and correspondence and 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 percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Organizations Support - Follow policies and procedures; develop and maintain standard operating procedures as needed. 
  • Judgment - Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently; ability to multitask various job assignments 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.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in municipal water and wastewater maintenance. Applicable experience in a similar field will be considered.
  • Ability to obtain a Class "D" Water or Wastewater license within one year of hire.
  • Licensed through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation in one or more of the following: Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Maintenance Electrician, Class "C" or higher Water or Wastewater Operations, or Class "A" Texas Driver's License are preferred but not required.
  • Or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of required job duties and expectations.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License and be eligible for coverage under the City of Kyle vehicle insurance provider.


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. Successful employees will also be able to tolerate working at heights above ground on ladders or scaffolding as needed to effect repairs. 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.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay 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, precariousplaces; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. Theemployee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally the employee may be required to wear a Self-Contained Breather Apparatus (SCBA) and successfully perform emergency repairs under hazardous atmosphere conditions 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 usuallymoderate. 

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 as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act. This description is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under 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.

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