City of Renton Maintenance Services Worker II/III - Water Distribution in Renton, Washington

Job Description

This position is Open Until Filled with a first review date of October 3, 2017.

Renton employees make the City of Renton the center of opportunity in the Puget Sound Region every day. Our people's unique skills and qualities embrace values of integrity, accountability and quality customer service. Our employees' ability to think creatively, take chances and try new things is what makes Renton an ideal place to work, live and play.

Working for the City of Renton, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Opportunities for continuing education, leadership training and career enhancement
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance at affordable rates
  • Deferred Compensation with the City contributing 4% of the employee's salary
  • Paid leave for vacation, sick, ten holidays and two "personal" holidays a year
  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems Plan (PERS) enrollment
  • Opportunities for continuing education and career enhancement

SALARY

Maintenance Services Worker II: $48,300 to $58,884 Annually Maintenance Services Worker III: $53,340 to $64,944 Annually

JOB SUMMARY: Perform specialized and advanced construction, maintenance and repair of city utility structures and systems. Complete tasks according to established policies and procedures, work independently with limited supervision, and contribute through knowledge, skills, and good work habits.

SUPERVISION: Reports To: Lead Maintenance Service Worker, or Section Supervisor

Supervises: None

This classification is part of a series as follows:

Maintenance Services Worker II:Perform maintenance tasks at an intermediate level. Work independently, keeping supervisor apprised of project and workload status. Perform a variety of responsible duties in the construction, maintenance and repair of City water distribution facilities and systems.

Maintenance Services Worker III:Perform maintenance tasks at an advanced level. Work independently, keeping supervisor apprised of project or workload status. Oversee entry-level and/or temporary staff as assigned.

*JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: * Essential Functions:

  • Perform a variety of specialized duties in the construction, maintenance and repair of City water distribution facilities and systems.
  • Excavate and rechannel ditches.
  • Load and unload materials from trucks.
  • Read maps, blueprints and schematics to locate all city owned infrastructure.
  • Dig and backfill excavations manually and using light and heavy equipment.
  • Assist in the cleanup of job sites.
  • Direct cleanup crews as assigned.
  • Operate a variety of heavy and light equipment, specialized equipment and hand and power tools, gas detector, and forklift.
  • Perform general grounds maintenance duties including mowing, edging, weeding, planting, and pruning; apply specialized chemicals to control and eradicate weeds, insects and other pests.
  • Remove litter and debris from roadways and facilities.
  • Maintain inventory of tools, equipment and supplies on maintenance vehicles; maintain vehicle, tools and equipment in a clean, safe and proper working condition.
  • Input data for a variety of records including system operations, inspections, preventive maintenance and materials use records; work orders, time records, and field records
  • Inspect facilities and systems for maintenance and repair needs; update and revise maps and diagrams of streets, pipe and manhole locations.
  • Respond to and assist with the construction and maintenance of various department needs as it relates to streets, pipe line construction, flood control, snow storms, waste removal, manhole repair and catch basin maintenance, and flag traffic as required.
  • Operate computers, GPS survey equipment, laser levels, and software programs associated in the recording and mapping of City facilities, components, and systems.
  • Assist with trench excavation to proper survey grade and line, laying of pipe, rechanneling of ditches and other aspects of surfacewater and wastewater system activities as assigned.
  • Estimate of materials needed for projects.
  • Utilize Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Respond to customer complaints and inquiries.
  • Respond to emergency situations and be on an on-call status periodically
  • Remain current with relevant technological advancements as it relates to field.
  • Maintain regular, reliable, and punctual attendance, work evening and/or weekend hours as assigned, and travel as required.
  • Perform advanced and specialized duties in the construction, maintenance and repair of the City's water distribution system.
  • Perform a variety of preventive maintenance duties including exercising valves and detecting and locating leaks.
  • Perform excavations to install, repair or remove water mains, fire hydrants, water meters and other water distribution system components; backfill excavations according to standard practices and engineering specifications.
  • Place bedding and lay pipe and components; backfill trenches and test piping; cut, thread and coat pipe; perform leak detection and repair.
  • Flush and clean water systems; locate water main valves to clean and bring to grade; assure proper operation of valves.
  • Install and test water meters to ensure accuracy; repair and replace meters as needed, including large, compound meters; tap water mains, set water meters of appropriate size and disinfect water pipes and components.
  • Locate, update and correct records and diagrams of city owned infrastructure.
  • Receive "one-call" location requests and assure they are located according to established time lines.
  • Test water systems to ensure proper flow and adequate pressure.
  • Assist with the chlorinating and fluoridation processes as assigned.

Standard Functions:

  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • May be assigned to support critical city priorities during disasters or other emergencies.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

Maintenance Services Worker III

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Two years of experience within the specific assigned maintenance services area.
  • Washington State CDL Class A driver's license with tanker endorsement.
  • The following certificates are required within six (6) months of employment:
  • Flagging certificate
  • First aid and CPR certificates
  • Fork lift card
  • The following certificates are required within one year of employment:
  • NIMS 100 and 700 Certificates
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) Certificate
  • Confined Space Entry Certificate
  • Successful passing of a required background check.
  • Positions that require a CDL Class A are safety sensitive positions. Employment is contingent upon successful drug and alcohol screening and subject to random testing.
  • Obtain a State of Washington OIT (Operator in Training) certificate in water distribution within the first six months
  • State of Washington Water Distribution Manager I or Water Distribution Specialist I Certificate as well as Asbestos Pipe certification within one year

Maintenance Services Worker II

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • One year construction maintenance experience.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • The following certificates are required within six (6) months of employment:
  • Flagging certificate
  • First aid and CPR certificates
  • Fork lift card.
  • The following certificates are required within one year of employment:
  • Washington State CDL Class A driver's license with tanker endorsement
  • NIMS 100, 200, and 700 Certificates
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) Certificate
  • Confined Space Entry Certificate
  • Water Distribution Specialist I Certificate
  • Asbestos Pipe Certificate.
  • Successful passing of a required background check.
  • Obtain a State of Washington OIT (Operator in Training) certificate in water distribution within the first six months.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

  • Oral communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Effective, professional, and positive interactions with difficult individuals.
  • Understand and follow direction given.
  • Meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Accurate intermediate mathematical skills.
  • Recordkeeping and data entry skills.
  • Report preparation and distribution skills.
  • Research and analytical skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Decision-making and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Detail-oriented and organization skills.
  • Ability to:
  • Read blueprints, grade stakes and shop sketches and locate underground infrastructure systems.
  • Respond to emergency situations and be on an on-call status periodically.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Perform heavy physical labor.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Knowledge of:
  • Applicable codes, regulations and standards.
  • Layout and operation and activities of street, water or storm/waste water systems.
  • Policies and objectives of assigned City systems and activities.
  • Local topography and geography.
  • Health and safety practices and procedures.
  • Electricity and water hydraulics principles.
  • Methods, materials, and tools used in utility maintenance work.
  • Proper use of utility maintenance safety devices or equipment.
  • Computers, tablets, and Maintenance Management software.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following represent the physical demands that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions, and involves moving throughout the community.
  • Driving and field work required.
  • Lift or move items weighing up to 100 pounds regularly.
  • Lift heavy objects in awkward and confined spaces, using proper lifting and rigging techniques.
  • Bending, stretching, walking and standing for extended periods.
  • Work is performed in confined spaces
  • Exposure to hazardous materials and noise from equipment.
  • Work is performed within the right of way, and regularly in high traffic conditions.

Approved reasonable accommodation requests will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Salary: See Position Description

Location: WA, WA

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Department: Public Works - Maintenance

Job Number: 2017 PW MSW II_III Water Sept

Closing: Continuous

Agency: City of Renton

Address: 1055 South Grady Way Renton, Washington, 98057.

Phone: 425-430-7650

Website: http://www.rentonwa.gov/jobs