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City of Baldwin City Maintenance Tech I - Wastewater Collections in Baldwin City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12837063 Under the supervision of the Director of Wastewater, the Maintenance Tech I Wastewater position is non-exempt under FLSA. This position performs a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work individually or as part of a crew, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City Sewer lines, Pumping Stations and Wastewater facilities and systems. This employee should possess a strong mechanical aptitude and experience in underground utilities, as well as effective communication and public relations skills. Pay DOE, hourly range \$20-\$28.


Inspects and/or repairs pumping stations, drainage systems and sewer systems at frequent intervals to ensure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly;

Maintains a variety of records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, jet sewer lines, Camera lines, manholes and pumping stations.

Determines the locations of gas, telephone, power, television, water and sewer lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation;

Contacts residents and business owners in area where services will be discontinued and explains when services will be interrupted, as well as how soon services are expected to be restored;

Ensures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use;

Drives trucks of 24,000 pounds or more in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment and materials;

Performs routine inspections and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor; cleans equipment;

Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards;

Performs required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and line cleaning, main and pipe repair, laying and backfilling;

Cuts, fits, lays, repairs, taps, cleans and flushes mains, pipes, gates and fittings on Wastewater mains;

Services water supply, sewer lift and other pumps;

Does street repair including cutting, removing and replacing asphalt and concrete;

Performs carpentry work as needed for building maintenance including repairs and/or replacement of doors, windows, picnic tables and barricades;

Performs custodial work including collecting and disposing of solid waste from building and grounds;

Removes snow and de-ices streets and sidewalks;

Paints City facilities including street markings, swimming pool, park and playground equipment;

Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the water, sewer and street departments, including mowers, tractors, asphalt roller, jack hammer, welder, sewer jet, power washer and trucks;