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Become a Member of the Water Worx Team!

Are you looking for a position in a leading utility construction company that is both challenging and rewarding? If so, you may want to consider applying to work at Water Worx Services. Our company strives to be the best in our field, which means we seek to employ the best technicians around. We offer an environment that is like a family in many ways, working as a team to tackle complicated issues and solve complex problems for businesses in our area. 

Our available positions are listed below. Please submit through the form at the bottom of the listing, and we will be in touch with you about your application.  Thank you for your interest in working with us!

UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION CREWMAN LEVEL II

Operate construction equipment such as excavation, trenching, loading, lifting, earth moving, and compaction.

Understand basic knowledge of underground utility systems such as water, sewer and storm.

Respond to emergency calls as qualified.

Assist in installation of underground piping and make connections utilizing different types of materials.

Train and instruct others.

Protect excavation site (shoring, sloping, and soil analysis).

Obtain and maintain a Backflow Tester Certification.

Knowledge of record keeping requirements such as timekeeping system, backflow results, work orders and equipment check sheets.

Have a working knowledge of national and local standards and codes and other pertinent regulatory requirements as they relate to Underground Utility Construction Crewman responsibilities.

Knowledge and understanding of trench safety, confined space entry and OSHA regulations.

Pay $15-$21

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SENIOR CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL TECHNICIAN

Water Worx Services, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position as a Senior Cross Connection Control Technician.  This position is responsible for a variety of activities related to the company’s cross connection control and fire hydrant service programs.  This position tests and inspects backflow and/or cross connection devices as well as fire hydrants for the water distribution system; performs inspection son new construction and repairs; prepares and submits monthly backflow prevention device test notices; tracks, logs and files test reports returned by customers.  Tracks, inventories, orders, and maintains parts and material associated with backflow and hydrant services.  In addition to conduction of field inspections in response to customer and contractors; provides test results and recommendations for existing or required devices.  Collects water samples from various sites.

 

Supervision Received and Exercised

Receives general supervision from the Operations Manager and Field Supervisor.  Exercises no direct supervision over staff.

 

Class Characteristics

This classification performs the full range of duties in cross connection control and water quality programs required to ensure that water systems function in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety for public use.  Responsibilities include performing a wide variety of tasks in the inspection and testing of distribution system and cross connection control devices.  Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative.  Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.  This class is distinguished from other operations and maintenance class series by having responsibility of cross connection control and water quality programs and performing more specialized inspection activities.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Practices, methods, equipment, tools, and materials used in the testing of backflow and cross connection devices
  • Water sampling procedures and methods.
  • Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in work activities including field analysis equipment for water quality sampling.
  • Practices and techniques of performing field inspections related to areas of assignment.
  • Applicable State and local ordinances, regulations, and guidelines related to assigned duties.
  • Recordkeeping and report preparation techniques and practices.
  • Business arithmetic and statistical techniques.
  • Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work.
  • Basic computer software related to work.
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for dealing effectively with the public, vendors, contractors, and Company staff in person and over the telephone.
  • Techniques for effectively representing the Company in contacts with governmental agencies, contractors, property management representatives, and the public.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public, in person and over the telephone.

 

Ability to:

  • Operate a variety of equipment, tools, and testing devices used in the testing of backflow and cross connection prevention devices.
  • Test backflow and cross connection prevention devices.
  • Test and repair fire hydrants
  • Recognize potential violations of regulatory and legal standards.
  • Plans review of new construction for water distribution and/or sanitary sewer connections.
  • Read, interpret, and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Correctly interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs.
  • Develop and maintain accurate logs, reports and written records of work performed.
  • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

 

Examples of Duties - Typical Job Functions

  • Inspects and tests cross connection control and backflow devices as well as fire hydrants.
  • Inspects residential and commercial facilities for compliance with the municipality’s regulations.
  • Installation of backflow prevention devices for new and remodeled residential and commercial facilities.
  • Conducts water quality sampling, testing, and monitoring results and reporting to ensure within regulatory standards.
  • Informs customers of backflow/hydrant results and explains options, and regulations.
  • Provides customer with proposals for repair/replacement costs.
  • Maintains records of all backflow inspections, fire hydrant reports and repair status.
  • Works directly with municipalities’ representatives on current codes and maintain compliance.
  • Prepares and mails reports to customers including yearly backflow prevention device test notices.
  • Develops and implements an inspection schedule to ensure annual testing of backflow devices and fire hydrants.
  • Coordinates staff meetings with the operations staff to update code changes on backflow and fire hydrant standards and installations.
  • Repairs and replaces backflow prevention devices.
  • Plans, coordinates staff meetings with the operations staff to update code changes on backflow and fire hydrant standards and installations.
  • Repairs and replaces backflow prevention devices.
  • Plans, coordinates, oversees, and trains others in system shut-downs, repairs and troubleshooting of backflow and cross connection devices, hydrants, and meters.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records, files and related documents including inspections and related activities.
  • Assists underground crews with the installation of water, sewer, storm projects as the Operations Manager and Division Manager see fit.
  • Assists the Hydro excavation and Jet/Vac crews as the Operations Manager and Division Manager see fit.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

Experience:  Three (3) years of experience performing backflow device testing and/or maintenance, environmental compliance, and/or other water/wastewater utility related trade or specialty.

 

Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by specialized technical training and coursework necessary to obtain backflow device certification.

 

License or Certificate:

  • Valid North Carolina class C driver’s license with satisfactory driving record.
  • Backflow Device Tester Certificate

Apply

CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL TECHNICIAN

Water Worx Services, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position as a Cross Connection Control Technician.  This position is responsible for a variety of activities related to the company’s cross connection control and fire hydrant service programs.  This position tests and inspects backflow and/or cross connection devices as well as fire hydrants for the water distribution system; performs inspection son new construction and repairs; prepares and submits monthly backflow prevention device test notices; tracks, logs and files test reports returned by customers.  Tracks, inventories, orders, and maintains parts and material associated with backflow and hydrant services.  In addition to conduction of field inspections in response to customer and contractors; provides test results and recommendations for existing or required devices.  Collects water samples from various sites.

 

Supervision Received and Exercised

Receives general supervision from the Operations Manager and Division Managers.  Exercises no direct supervision over staff.

 

Class Characteristics

This classification performs the full range of duties in cross connection control and water quality programs required to ensure that water systems function in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety for public use.  Responsibilities include performing a wide variety of tasks in the inspection and testing of distribution system and cross connection control devices.  Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative.  Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.  This class is distinguished from other operations and maintenance class series by having responsibility of cross connection control and water quality programs and performing more specialized inspection activities.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Practices, methods, equipment, tools, and materials used in the testing of backflow and cross connection devices
  • Water sampling procedures and methods.
  • Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in work activities including field analysis equipment for water quality sampling.
  • Practices and techniques of performing field inspections related to areas of assignment.
  • Applicable State and local ordinances, regulations, and guidelines related to assigned duties.
  • Recordkeeping and report preparation techniques and practices.
  • Business arithmetic and statistical techniques.
  • Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work.
  • Basic computer software related to work.
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for dealing effectively with the public, vendors, contractors, and Company staff in person and over the telephone.
  • Techniques for effectively representing the Company in contacts with governmental agencies, contractors, property management representatives, and the public.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public, in person and over the telephone.

 

Ability to

  • Operate a variety of equipment, tools, and testing devices used in the testing of backflow and cross connection prevention devices.
  • Test backflow and cross connection prevention devices.
  • Test and repair fire hydrants
  • Recognize potential violations of regulatory and legal standards.
  • Plans review of new construction for water distribution and/or sanitary sewer connections.
  • Read, interpret, and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Correctly interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs.
  • Develop and maintain accurate logs, reports and written records of work performed.
  • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

 

Examples of Duties

Typical Job Functions

  • Inspects and tests cross connection control and backflow devices as well as fire hydrants.
  • Inspects residential and commercial facilities for compliance with the municipality’s regulations.
  • Installation of backflow prevention devices for new and remodeled residential and commercial facilities.
  • Conducts water quality sampling, testing, and monitoring results and reporting to ensure within regulatory standards.
  • Informs customers of backflow/hydrant results and explains options, and regulations.
  • Coordinates staff meetings with the operations staff to update code changes on backflow and fire hydrant standards and installations.
  • Repairs and replaces backflow prevention devices.
  • Plans, coordinates staff meetings with the operations staff to update code changes on backflow and fire hydrant standards and installations.
  • Repairs and replaces backflow prevention devices.
  • Plans, coordinates, oversees, and trains others in system shut-downs, repairs and troubleshooting of backflow and cross connection devices, hydrants, and meters.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records, files and related documents including inspections and related activities.
  • Assists underground crews with the installation of water, sewer, storm projects as the Operations Manager and Division Manager see fit.
  • Assists the Hydro excavation and Jet/Vac crews as the Operations Manager and Division Manager see fit.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

Experience:  One (1) year of experience performing backflow device testing and/or maintenance, environmental compliance, and/or other water/wastewater utility related trade or specialty.

 

Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by specialized technical training and coursework necessary to obtain backflow device certification.

 

License or Certificate:

  • Valid North Carolina class C driver’s license with satisfactory driving record.
  • Backflow Device Tester Certificate

Apply

ASPHALT/CONCRETE CREW LEADER

Water Worx Services, INC is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position as an asphalt / concrete crew leader. This position is responsible for variety of activities related to the company’s overall success.  Our success is built from the dedicated service of each one of our team members.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
 
Receives general supervision from the Operations Manager and Division Manager.

This position will supervise the crew members put under their charge.
 
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
 
Asphalt / concrete crew leaders will be responsible for the day-to-day preventive maintenance of tools, equipment, and fleet vehicles used to accomplish their job.    This role is required to work safely and productively in an industrial environment. The asphalt / concrete crew leaders should be available for any schedule and can move to our other locations as needed. This includes working overtime and weekends as needed. The asphalt / concrete crew leaders must be highly motivated, able to complete tasks without direct supervision, and can communicate issues to their supervisor. This role receives guidance with respect to general objectives. Good judgment is required in all duties and any other tasks as assigned and directed by the division mangers, and operation manager.   Minimal overnight travel as required. This job description provides an overview of responsibilities and task to be performed. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive job description as needs tend to change over time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in work activities including field. 
  • Practices and techniques of performing field inspections related to areas of assignment.
  • Applicable State and local ordinances, regulations, and guidelines related to assigned duties.
  • Record keeping and report preparation techniques and practices.
  • Business arithmetic and statistical techniques.
  • Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work.
  • Basic computer software related to work.
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for dealing effectively with the public, vendors, contractors, and Company staff, in person and over the telephone.
  • Techniques for effectively representing the Company in contacts with governmental agencies, contractors, property management representatives, and the public.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public, in person and over the telephone. 

 

Ability to:

  • Operate a variety of equipment, tools, materials needed to complete the job at hand.  
  • Recognize potential violations of regulatory and legal standards.
  • Read, interpret, and apply a wide variety of technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Correctly interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs.
  • Develop and maintain accurate logs, reports and written records of work performed.
  • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, coordinate, and complete asphalt / concrete projects as needed based off operational needs.
  • Work directly with the division mangers and operations manger on project resources, and subcontractors needed to complete daily tasks.
  • Instruct, supervise, and evaluate crewmen under them daily. 
  • Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using trucks, rakes, or related equipment.
  • Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades and buckets to move asphalt, stone, and dirt.
  • Operate machines to spread, smooth, level, and compact asphalt, stone, and dirt.
  • Demo and remove existing asphalt and concrete prior to utility construction.
  • Install form boards and prep areas to replace concrete and asphalt.  
  • Perform asphalt patching in streets, parking lots and driveways.
  • Perform concrete patching in parking lots, sidewalks, and other areas. 
  • Job site final grading, clean up and demobilizing from a completed project.  
  • Some out of town may be required.
  •  Inspect, clean, maintain, and repair equipment, using mechanics' hand tools. Conduct before and after job inspections and report any concerns or malfunctions to supervisors. 
  •  Learn and follow safety regulations. 
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
  •  Perform necessary work while complying with all company policies and procedures.
  •  Perform additional duties as required or directed by division managers and operations manager.
  •  Other duties may be assigned.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Experience:
 
 Two (2) years on an asphalt / concrete crew 


Training:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by specialized technical training  


License or Certificate:

  • Valid North Carolina class B driver's license with satisfactory driving record.
  • OSHA 10
  • OSHA Competent Person

 

Apply

ASPHALT/CONCRETE CREWMEN

Water Worx Services, INC is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position as an asphalt / concrete crewman. This position is responsible for variety of activities related to the company’s overall success.  Our success is built from the dedicated service of each one of our team members.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general supervision from the Operations Manager, Division Manager, and direct supervisor.  Exercises no direct supervision over staff.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

Asphalt / concrete crewmen will be responsible for the day-to-day preventive maintenance of tools, equipment, and fleet vehicles used to accomplish their job.    This role is required to work safely and productively in an industrial environment. The asphalt / concrete crewmen should be available for any schedule and can move to our other locations as needed. This includes working overtime and weekends as needed. The asphalt / concrete crewman must be highly motivated, able to complete tasks without direct supervision, and can communicate issues to their supervisor. This role receives guidance with respect to general objectives. Good judgment is required in all duties and any other tasks as assigned and directed by the supervisor, division mangers, and operation managers.   Minimal overnight travel as required. This job description provides an overview of responsibilities and task to be performed. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive job description as needs tend to change over time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in work activities including field 
  • Practices and techniques of performing field inspections related to areas of assignment.
  • Applicable State and local ordinances, regulations, and guidelines related to assigned duties.
  • Record keeping and report preparation techniques and practices.
  • Business arithmetic and statistical techniques.
  • Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work.
  • Basic computer software related to work.
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for dealing effectively with the public, vendors, contractors, and Company staff, in person and over the telephone.
  • Techniques for effectively representing the Company in contacts with governmental agencies, contractors, property management representatives, and the public.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public, in person and over the telephone. 

Ability to:

  • Operate a variety of equipment, tools, materials needed to complete the job at hand.  
  • Recognize potential violations of regulatory and legal standards.
  • Correctly interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs.
  • Develop and maintain accurate logs, reports and written records of work performed.
  • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using trucks, rakes, or related equipment.
  • Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades and buckets to move asphalt, stone, and dirt.
  • Operate machines to spread, smooth, level, and compact asphalt, stone, and dirt.
  • Demo and remove existing asphalt and concrete prior to utility construction.
  • Install form boards and prep areas to replace concrete and asphalt.  
  • Perform asphalt patching in streets, parking lots and driveways.
  • Perform concrete patching in parking lots, sidewalks, and other areas. 
  • Job site final grading, clean up and demobilizing from a completed project.  
  • Some out of town may be required.
  •  Inspect, clean, maintain, and repair equipment, using mechanics' hand tools. Conduct before and after job inspections and report any concerns or malfunctions to supervisors. 
  •  Learn and follow safety regulations. 
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
  •  Perform necessary work while complying with all company policies and procedures.
  •  Perform additional duties as required or directed by their immediate supervisor or other manager.
  •  Other duties may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Experience:
 
 One (1) year of experience in construction  


Training:
 
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by specialized technical training 

 
License or Certificate:

  • Valid North Carolina class C driver's license with satisfactory driving record.

Apply

UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION CREWMAN LEVEL 1

Operate locating equipment

 

Operate motor vehicles

 

Operate pneumatic tools, power, and hand tools

 

Assist higher skill levels

 

Understand terminology and knowledge of all required tools

 

Perform manual labor activities safely such as digging, sweeping, shoveling, and raking

 

Develop knowledge of water, sewer, and storm systems

 

Assist in installation of water, sewer and storm mains and services

 

Knowledgeable in Commercial Plumbing Codes for North Carolina

 

Safety knowledge – firefighting procedures, basic first aid and CPR

 

Knowledge of record keeping requirements such as time sheets, backflow results, work orders and equipment check sheets

 

Have a working knowledge of national, local and Company standards and codes and other pertinent regulatory requirements as they relate to underground utility construction responsibilities

 

Knowledge and understanding of trench safety, confined space entry and OSHA regulations

 

Any other task that is required by your supervisor, such as a special skill set or tasks (i.e. Backflow Tester)

 

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UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION CREWMAN LEVEL 3

Job planning such as equipment and materials.

 

Coordinate work between Water Worx, subcontractors, general contractors and owners

 

Oversee contractor projects.

 

Knowledge and skill to perform all types of water, sewer and storm projects.

 

Direct on-the-job activities of four-person crew.

 

Inspect and maintain equipment, tools and vehicles

 

Train and instruct others

 

Have a working knowledge of national, local and Company standards and codes and other pertinent regulatory requirements as they relate to Underground Construction Crewman responsibilities.

 

Perform lesser skilled work.

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WASTEWATER COMBINATION TRUCK OPERATOR

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Brief Description of the Job

Operates combination sewer cleaning truck for the preventative maintenance of wastewater systems.  Assists construction crews to identify utilities or to excavate in difficult areas.  Reviews and schedules preventative maintenance including pre-planning for traffic control situations as well as easement issues.  Responds to wastewater and storm emergencies as required.  May operate additional equipment for the Public Works after-hour on-call program and during inclement weather (snow and ice).

 

JOB DUTIES:

Essential Functions

Clean and Maintain Wastewater Systems (70%):  Operate combination (jetting and vacuuming) sewer cleaning truck to perform hydro excavation, root cutting, tap cutting, etc. in order to assist in the preventative maintenance of sewer and drainage systems.  Maintain and clean wastewater lines by performing both preventative maintenance and emergency cleaning of the main lines.  Operate and maintain tap cutters, root saws, and high-pressure cleaning nozzles.  Operate grease treatment system to perform preventative maintenance and emergency grease removal from wastewater lines.  Wash down and vacuum manholes and lift stations.  Update preventative maintenance records and attend meetings/training as required.

 

Assist Construction Crews (10%):  Perform hydro-excavating for construction crews when repairs are in close proximity of other utilities.  Locate damaged areas in the wastewater collection system and bypass the wastewater mains/lift stations under emergency conditions for maintenance crews to make necessary repairs.  Following repairs, flush line to remove any construction debris from the line.  Flush manholes prior to rehab to clean walls.

 

Clean Wastewater Spills (10%):  Evaluate spill areas to determine necessary containment methods.  Place containment devices in designated areas to control spill.  Rake, vacuum, and remove solid contaminants.  Spread lime for odor control and to neutralize wastewater contaminants.  Document required follow up actions.  Create work management reports describing location, initial action, and clean up action.

 

Support Inclement Weather & Emergency Response Operations (10%): Participate in after-hours on-call duty requiring working outside of regular schedule and during holidays.  Work throughout inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow/ice and flooding), to clear and maintain roads and walkways.  Operate sanders, loaders, snowplows, and other necessary equipment in performance of inclement weather operations.  Apply salt for ice removal and treat bridges, roads, and walkways as necessary.  Wash brine and salt off equipment after use.  Perform emergency cleaning of storm water lines and remove blockages in sewer pipes as required.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Job Requirements

Formal Education:  High school diploma required.

 

Experience:  Over two years of experience in a public works, utility or construction field is required.

 

Driver’s License Required:  Must have or obtain a North Carolina Class B Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) within three (3) weeks of hire.  Must have or obtain a North Carolina Class B CDL with tanker endorsement and air brake provision within three (3) months of hire.

 

Certifications and Other Requirements:  To be obtained within six (6) months of employment:  Confined Space Certification, Competent Person Safety Certification, and Traffic Control Training.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:  Work requires a comprehensive practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making.  Must be able to exercise independent thinking and the ability to conceptualize an develop new or improve procedures, techniques or ideas appropriate to the work environment.  Work product primarily affects processes and program/functional areas within the department.

 

Reading:  Basic Level.  Ability to read basic communication using common two or three syllable words.

 

Math:  Basic Level:  Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

 

Writing:  Basic Level:  Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.

 

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids:  Wastewater main line camera, back up camera, combo truck (cleaning and vacuuming) extend a hose (easement machine), dump trucks, sanders, plows, loader, skid steer, forklift, sewage machine, smoke machine, chain saw, telephone, calculator, copies, and gas free equipment.  Computer, work management software, Arc reader, and related software.

 

Working Conditions

Primary Work LocationOutdoors

 

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors:  Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.  Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.  Daily exposure to extreme temperature, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards.  Monthly exposure to wetness and/or humidity.  Constant exposure to mechanical hazards.  Frequent exposure to communicable diseases.  Rare exposure to chemical hazards, electrical hazards, and fire hazards.

 

Protective Equipment Required:  Safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, steel-toed boots, hearing protection, rubber and leather gloves, protective coveralls, safety vest, waders, and life jackets.

 

Physical Demands

Continuously requires standing, walking, vision, bending, hearing, and twisting.  Frequently requires fine dexterity, reaching, pushing/pulling, foot controls, and talking.  Occasionally requires lifting, carrying, sitting, handling, kneeling, climbing, balancing, and crouching.  Heavy strength demands include exerting 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly.

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