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Sewer Maintenance Worker

Company: City of Hutchinson
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionImagine if you were given an opportunity to connect with others who work to keep our community the most livable and safe it can possibly be. If you like to work with your hands, enjoy working outside and construction/repair work, you may be a great addition to our Public Works team. Make a difference with the City of Hutchinson!The Sewer Maintenance Worker assists with the maintenance of the sanitary sewer systems. Maintaining sewer lines and operating department equipment are the primary responsibilities of this position. This employee should possess a strong mechanical aptitude, effective communication and public relation skills.This is an entry-level position; therefore, we would be willing to train you on the following skills.A DAY IN THE LIFE:

  • Performs maintenance and repairs to the sanitary sewer systems; maintains proper flow of sewer lines by performing cleaning and repairs; responds to emergency calls including pager duties; maintains safety at work sites.
  • Drives and operates department heavy equipment including sewer cleaners, video unit, backhoes, dump trucks and flush trucks; inspects and maintains department equipment; installs sanitary sewer lines; tests sanitary sewer systems; installs andrepairs manholes; performs service taps.
  • Locates sewer lines for construction projects; provides snow and ice removal during inclement weather; assists during and after emergencies; maintains and builds barricades; trains with the Water Department personnel.
  • Performs all other duties as deemed necessary or assigned.WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL:
    • EDUCATION: A high school diploma or GED is required.
    • EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years of similar or related experience is preferred. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within 6 months of employment.
    • LICENSES: A valid Kansas driver's license is required. Employee must possess or be able to obtain a valid Kansas Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake and tanker endorsements within ninety (90) days of appointment.
    • CERTIFICATIONS: A Class I or higher Wastewater Collection System certification is preferred.
    • RESIDENTIAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants must live within 25 minutes of the City of Hutchinson Public Works facility and be able to report to the facility within 30 minutes for after-hours emergency calls.BENEFITS:
      • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
      • Flexible Spending Accounts: Medical & Dependent Care
      • Retirement: KPERS & 457 Retirement Savings Plan
      • Insured Disability
      • Life Insurance & Optional Voluntary Life Insurance
      • Death Benefit
      • Service Connected Death
      • Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Wellness Day, Floating Holidays & City Designated Holidays
      • Employee Assistance ProgramThe City of Hutchinson employs over 400 employees that serve our community every day. City employees make Hutchinson a great place to live, work, and play. We take pride in our work and it shows. Come be a part of a workforce that makes a difference! We're always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team.City of Hutchinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

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Keywords: City of Hutchinson, Hutchinson , Sewer Maintenance Worker, Professions , Hutchinson, Kansas

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