Flusher Job Description Sample
The work involves performing minor supervision and participating in the general maintenance and repair of County buildings and County sewar systems and appurtenances. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher ranking employee who makes work assignments and receives reprts for conformance with standards.
Supervision may be exercised over a small number of maintenance employees. DOes related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Supervises and participates in the general work of maintaining and repairing County buildings, equipment, grounds or sanitary sewar and its appurtenances; Participates in general repair work by laying out and scheduling work such as painting, replacement of non-working equipment, waxing floors, servicing lavatories and moving equipment, supplies or furnishings; Instructs workers, issues supplies and inspects work; Performs maintenance duties in a sewar district such as hand digging, laying and repairing of sewars, equipment and sludge beds, etc; Complies with various Occupational Safety and Health Administration laws and regulations, including reading and understanding Material Safety Data Sheets relating to hazardous materials and other substances; Assists in the operation of hydraulic flusher and/or rodding machine, T.V. and grouting equipment and drives vehicles required to perform sewer district maintenance work; Performs related to operation of closed circuit telespection and internal grouting systems. FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of sewars, plumbing, carpentry, electrical repairs, building cleaning procedures and/or related supplies and equipment that pertain to the actual position responsibilities and duties; good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of builing services; ability to read, write and understand the English language; ability to prepare simple reports and maintain records; ability to follow routine oral and written instructions; industry and dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of elementary school and one of the following, either: A) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of building or sewer maintenance or repair, mechanical, general maintenance, or related experience, or:
B) Six (6) years of building or sewer maintenance or repair, mechanical, general maintenance, or related experience; or: C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B). SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Ability to read, write and understand the English language. 2. Possession of a New York State Class III Operator''s License required for the Sewerage Division-Department of Environment & Planning.
OVERTIME IS A REQUIREMENT OF THIS POSITION
Operating Room Technician
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PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To perform cleaning, sterilization, equipment maintenance and supply activities for the Clinical Support and Sterilization department
?Compliance - Patient Services Staff
Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership in efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices.
?Patient Care (Indirect Provider)
Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the technical skills required to support quality care for our patients and families. Operate department equipment, including sterilizers (steam and ETO) aerators, flash sterilizer, washer/sterilizer, drying cabinet, washer/disinfector and flusher disinfector, according to safety procedures and protocols.
Engages in surgical procedure preparation accuracy; disposable supplies and instrumentation trays.
Actively engages in recycling and promotes lean projects within the organization.
Identifies educational needs within the department and participates in professional growth opportunities utilizing resources to facilitate learning.
Engages in multidisciplinary team process, actively participating in effective problem solving, collegial learning and the pursuit of best practice.
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to relate to diverse age and demographic backgrounds.
Possess professional knowledge of Clinical Support & Sterilization policies and procedures sufficient to participate in performance improvement activities.
Ability to work independently, perform non-routine functions and to problem solve. Capable of bending, lifting and standing; demonstrate physical ability to perform necessary tasks. Knowledge of medical terminology.
Requires a working knowledge of inventory structures, such as dispensing unit of measure and low unit of measure.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum 1 year relevant experience.
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Maintenance Technician III - Stormwater (Mechanic)
The City of Roanoke's Stormwater Division is seeking a mechanic. This position requires ability to perform skilled mechanical work on specialized construction and automotive equipment.
Primary duties will include maintenance and repair of division streetsweeper equipment. Selected individual will also diagnose, adjust, repair and service a variety of other medium and heavy automotive and specialized equipment, including but not limited to diesel or gasoline engine equipment, air compressors, pump apparatus and truck hydraulic systems. Overhauls, fabricates and services assemblies and accessories such as single and two speed rear axles, multi-speed transmissions, and hydraulic compressed air, vacuum and electric controls, systems and components.
This position also requires coordination with other department technical and operational staff. Responsibilities include completion of administrative tasks including, but not limited to cost accounting, shop inventory, part ordering and vendor invoice processing. A general understanding of computer operation is required supporting administrative processes and reporting.
Follow and comply with established safety regulations related to work area and equipment use \ repair. The operation of medium and heavy equipment such as streetsweepers, flusher truck, skid steers, dump trucks, front-end loaders and backhoes may be required. The position may require emergency standby work related to snow removal operations within the City, special events and emergency tasks.
Standby work may include working some nights, holidays and weekends as needed. Position may require individual to qualify for certification as a State Inspector. Possession of a Virginia, Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) with Tanker endorsement (N) is required with 6 months of hire date.
Ability to obtain a forklift operators certification within 6 months of hiring date is required. Completion of other tasks and jobs supporting the division may be assigned.
Examples of Duties
Supervises and participates in the work of a crew engaged in a variety of maintenance, construction, and utilities activities. Performs skilled work in the operation or repair of several types of motorized equipment or maintenance of facilities and/or equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following depending on area of assignment. Other duties may be assigned.
Discuss job requirements and receives detailed instructions from supervisor
Inspects work in progress to ensure conformance with instructions
Makes and adjusts work assignments
Requisitions necessary equipment and materials
Maintains accurate log sheets and checklists
Operates tractor trailer, street sweeper, bulldozer, heavy front-end loader, crane and chipper, excavator, large motor grader in leveling ground surfaces, street and construction repair
Operates heavy and light equipment in snow removal
Inspect new and existing stormwater infrastructure using an onboard computer system to remotely operate a camera and tractor system and overlay information on screen, to be recorded on a laptop for later printing and importing into an asset management database.
Diagnoses, adjusts, repairs and services a wide variety of medium and heavy automotive and specialized equipment including diesel or gasoline engine equipment, air compressors, pump apparatus and aerial truck hydraulic systems
Makes repairs and renovations to fields and grounds including mowing, mulching, aeration, grading, seeding, and sodding
Requisitions parts and materials used in the repair of motor equipment
Inspects equipment for proper safety and ensures that truck is equipped with all necessary equipment for the day's assignment (i.e. water cooler, fist aid kit, safety flares, etc)
Performs journey-level trades work in one of the following areas: carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and/or welding
Performs carpentry work, building cabinets, benches, barricades, and other items
Trains and instructs subordinates
Assists with special events, snow removal and other emergency tasks, including some nights and weekends, as needed
Knowledge of pertinent rules and regulations, guidelines, safety orders, departmental operating procedures and safety regulations sufficient to insure that work is performed in compliance with applicable law.
Enforces sound safety and housekeeping practices.
Follows safety rules/procedures; avoid known hazards in the work environment.
Reviews safety procedures before beginning each job with known hazards.
Safety first. Places avoidance of injury or property damage above all other job requirements.
Follows established safety procedures.
May be required to wear some type of respiratory protection in the performance of their duties
Supervise a small work crew. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to five years experience and/or training in the trades area assigned; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Depending on area of assignment, may require possession of appropriate class A, B or C commercial driver's license with specific endorsements. May require journey-level license in an area of skilled trades. May be required to qualify for certification as a State Inspector.
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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
This is a job description and not an individualized position description. A job description defines the general character and scope of duties and responsibilities of all positions in a job classification, but it is not intended to describe and does not necessarily list the essential job functions for a given position in a classification.
Sewer & Water Worker (Entry) (Pcn: 13100003; 13100007; 13100025)
3rd Shift Position: Hours 10pm to 6am
Entry level in the water and wastewater collection systems maintenance occupation; under close supervision, is trained to perform skilled and manual work in the construction, repair, and maintenance of water and wastewater collections systems.
Trains to assist crew leader with inspection, maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines and components: Requires physical strength and agility to carry and pull equipment through easements, raise manhole covers, descend into manholes, crawl in and out of ditches, climb over riverbanks, hammer, dig, shovel, and rake.
Work with hand tools to assemble and adjust valves, jets, root cutters, etc. Use power tools to dig and trench, cut pipe, break concrete, clear blockages. Use water jet or Vactor to clear blockages, cut roots, vacuum liquids, and water-drill to excavate and locate buried lines.
Trains to assist crew leader in operation of sewer jet, rodder, TV unit, or equivalent equipment. Replace broken components or pipes; repair pipes using internal seals or external clamps. Restore landscaping.
(Performs Related Duties As Required)(Performs Related Duties As Required)
Drive heavy construction vehicles which require CDL-A license: Drive stick shift – dump truck; loaders(tire and track), vacuum truck, vactors. Vehicles are used to gather work materials, drive to job sites and use equipment at sites. (Drive up to 100 miles per day; average 20 miles per day); Perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment, request repairs and scheduled servicing of equipment; prepare associated documentation.
(Performs Related Duties As Required)
Safety Assessment and Application: Restrict vehicle traffic / set up road blocks to secure work area; observe site set-up for jet trucks, flusher truck, television truck, back hoe; notify which roads are closed and area where water will be turned off; locate other buried utilities and protect from damage during excavations.
(Performs Related Duties As Required)
Pre-Planning: Upon arrival at work, communicate with co-workers to learn assignment and plan what will be needed. Agree upon tasks and work together to prepare for the unpredictable. (Performs Related Duties As Required)
Computer Use: Use computerized maps to locate job site and interpret maps of underground water / sewer systems. Use CMMS to create work orders and document worksite assessment (record labor, materials, vehicles used on job site along with work commentary/description) and attach photos of work process. (Performs Related Duties As Required)
Customer Service: interact face-to-face and respond to customer questions / comments at work site. (Performs Related Duties As Required)
Minimum Class Requirements
Equivalent to high school diploma or GED. At least 1 year of work experience working with water/sewer systems
OR- at least 1 year experience working as a manual laborer or general mechanic
OR- equivalent combination of education, certification, training or experience in construction/utility related field. Must have current valid Ohio driver's license with acceptable driving records and proof of insurance; must pass Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam.
Must obtain temporary CDL-A within probation and secure CDL-A license within 12 months of hire date. Must obtain all the specified qualifications of Sewer and Water Worker (Ohio EPA Class I Water Distribution or Class I Wastewater Collection certification) within maximum of three (3) years. Upon completion of all requirements, employee shall be automatically reassigned to Sewer and Water Worker.
Training & Development
Must obtain temporary CDL within probation; complete formal CDL training, pass County's practical test, and secure CDL-A within 12 months from hire date; must sit for next available Ohio Class I Water Distribution or Ohio Class I Wastewater collection exam following fulfillment of Ohio EPA minimum requirements and secure certification within 36 months form hire date.
Must maintain EPA certification through continuing education process.
Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Division: TRAFFIC AND DRAINAGE OPERATIONS
Workdays & Hours: *Various
- Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Safely and efficiently operates heavy equipment to perform a series of manual activities and tasks to transport materials, personnel and supplies to complete work assignments. Operates heavy equipment such as (Dump Trucks, 5/10 Ton Roller, Asphalt Distributor Truck, Concrete Mixer Truck, Concrete Saw, Flusher (with tanker endorsement, F.E.
Loader, Herb. Spray Truck, Lowboy, Pothole Patcher, Slope Mower, Bulldozer, Sweeper and Bucket Truck) to transport equipment and/ or materials to and from work sites. Performs a variety of manual tasks and activities, i.e. spraying, lawn care, moving furniture, roofing, painting, digging manholes, mowing, pouring concrete or asphalt, etc.
Maintains, cleans and services equipment, vehicles, tools and facilities. Inspects vehicles for required supplies, materials and equipment. Observes and follows safety procedures and precautions the work-site.
May investigate and respond to complaints. Prepares and maintains reports, forms and records. May act as lead of a crew and coordinate and monitor work assignments and personnel.
This position routinely requires stooping, bending and/or lifting of items of up to thirty (30) pounds with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces.
This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.
Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through 9 to 11 years of formal schooling.
Six (6) months of experience in the operation of equipment and attachments are required.
A valid Class A or B Texas Commercial Driver License (CDL) and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving.
Preference will also be given to applicants with High School Diploma or GED.
Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department will administer a skills assessment evaluation at the time of interview.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 13
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at:www.houstontx.gov.
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-6027.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the hiring department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
If you need special services or accommodations, please call: TTY 7-1-1.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
Sterile Processing Tech I-Ii
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To perform cleaning, sterilization, equipment maintenance and supply activities for the Clinical Support and Sterilization department of a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents. To serve as a role model and resource to the department.
- Patient Services Staff
Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership in Compliance efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicate safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.
- Patient Care (Indirect Provider)
Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the technical skills required to support quality care for our patients and families. Operate department equipment, including sterilizers (steam and ETO) aerators, flash sterilizer, washer/sterilizer, drying cabinet, washer/disinfector and flusher disinfector, according to safety procedures and protocols. Keeps accurate records according to policy and procedures. Report malfunctioning equipment and other environmental hazards immediately. Demonstrates the ability to make appropriate decisions, prioritize planned and unplanned events and address potential or actual problems. Procedure preparation is focused on cost effective provision of supplies and equipment to facilitate patient care with positive outcomes.
- Department Responsibilities
Engages in surgical procedure preparation accuracy; disposable supplies and instrumentation trays. Maintain adequate stock and storage of supplies and equipment. Actively participates in Quality Improvement initiates of the unit to support safe patient care. Identifies problems and opportunities for improvement and actively works toward implementing modifications to improve organizational performance through recommending approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to department discussions. Acts as a role model for performance improvement and change initiatives. Performs unit practices according to established procedures and assist others as needed. Identifies potential problems and notifies management. Actively supports and enhances the daily Perioperative flow for reliable safe patient care. Prioritize duties according to fluctuating workloads and changing demands. Teaches others to effectively use resources, equipment and technology to support quality patient care and customer service.
- Professional Responsibilities
Actively engages in recycling and promotes lean projects within the organization. Supports the Shared Governance Model within the organization through active participation and team leadership. Demonstrates an in-depth awareness of evidenced based practices to support quality patient care and improved patient outcomes. Generates solutions to identified issues that influence health care delivery and focuses on implementing the collaborative solution. Participates in establishing job requirements and goals; performs duties at the desired level of competency. Role models behavior consistent with the organizations core values and emulates a positive image in all interactions with patients, clients, families and fellow employees. Proactively anticipates and provides services in a manner to be regularly and conveniently available to meet the needs of CCHMC's patients, families and employees and assumes the responsibility.
- Professional Development
Identifies educational needs within the department and participates in professional growth opportunities utilizing resources to facilitate learning. Demonstrates accountability for continued professional growth and development and integrates new knowledge and skills in work activities. Participates in the orientation and cross training of personnel as a recognized resource and preceptor. Develops knowledge and professional skills through cross training, literature and attendance at department meetings, is involved in relevant professional organization. Attends required in-services and remains current regarding new equipment, instrumentation changes, sterilization process and other departmental issues, updates staff on new developments within the practice. Participates as an active member in department and CCHMC committees and activities
Engages in multidisciplinary team process, actively participating in effective problem solving, collegial learning and the pursuit of best practice. Initiates collaborative relationships, works cooperatively within and across departments, and disciplines promoting an atmosphere of support , respect and trust within the team. Handles conflicts professionally; seeking positive out comes. Responsive to day-to-day needs of co-workers and the Division of Patient Services. Collaborates with Perioperative coordinators, Resource Technicians and OR staff on instrument tray setup; issue identification and problem solving. Applies the principals of teamwork and commitment so that positive outcomes, quality service, cost efficiency and team goals are realized. Fosters an environment of open communication and trust, interacting positively with other employees in order to enhance the quality of service and departmental productivity.
Skills & Competencies
- Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
- Professional Knowledge/Ability
Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position
- Medical Terminology
Advanced knowledge of medical terminology
- Physical Stamina
Physical stamina sufficient to perform frequent bending, light or moderate lifting and extensive standing/walking
Pursuing work with little supervision or assistance; directing one's own efforts. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Problem Solving
Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution
- Sterile Technique
Knowledge of Sterile Technique
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
- Inventory Structures
Requires a working knowledge of inventory structures, such as dispensing unit of measure and low unit of measure
Required for Level I:
- High School Graduate OR equivalent
Preferred Level I:
Completion of Central Service/Sterile Processing Certification Program or Surgical Tech Program
Certification from National Institute for the Certification for Sterile Processing & Distribution Personnel or the International Association of Health Care Central Services Materials Management.
Two years of related experience in hospital environment.
Required Level II:
High School Graduate OR equivalent
Certified Registered Central Service Technician for Level II
1 year of Sterile Processing experience for Level II
CDL Collection System Technician
The Collection System Technician performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the repairing, cleaning, locating and inspection of the wastewater collection system, operate a variety of light construction equipment and wastewater system cleaning and maintenance.
Responsible charge of operating heavy equipment including a backhoe, combination high pressure flusher and vac trauck
Perform a variety of construction, repair, cleaning, & inspection work including rodding, hydroflush cleaning, television camera inspection & locating
Assist in maintaining & caring for assigned tools & equipment
Sit to drive or ride in vehicle, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, & twist while getting in & out of trenches, mixing mortar, & working in sewage; perform simple & power grasping, pushing & pulling, fine manipulation, use feet to operate foot controls, lift of carry weight of 100 pounds, hear traffic noise, & observe oncoming traffic for safety. Required to communicate via radio & hear radio dispatch signal
Perform a variety of semi-skilled & manual work involved in the maintenance, cleaning, & closed circuit television inspection of sewer lines & structures.
Operate hand & power tools, including air compressors, jack hammers, & cement mixers, perform heavy manual labor
Understand and carry out oral and written directions
Learn, observe all safety precautions as required by the Company, including, but not limited to, state and federal General Industry Safety Directives, may be required to enter confined space
Ability to be on call nights and weekends to work overtime in response to emergency situations and alarms
Must live within 30 minutes of the office/garage to respond to emergencies, work shift, on-call, weekends, and holidays as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience in the operation and maintenance of a collections system or wastewater treatment plant, or related field
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Must be 1st aid and CPR certified within 90 days of hire
Maintaining safe & efficient working conditions including housekeeping
Ability to perform considerable walking, climbing, moderate to heavy lifting and carrying
Must have and maintain a valid CDL with tanker endorsement and safe driving record.
Must obtain a Mass 4E hoisting license within 1 year of hire.
Veolia North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Wastewater Collection Worker I/Ii (Extra Help) (Open)
Overall Job Objective
Job Title:Wastewater Collection Worker I/II (Extra Help) (Open)Salary:$29.78 - $42.33 Hourly
$2,382.40 - $3,386.40 Biweekly
$5,161.87 - $7,337.20 Monthly
$61,942.40 - $88,046.40 Annually
Job Type:Full-TimeLocation:San Mateo County, California
The Department of Public Works is a seeking qualified Wastewater Collection Worker. Under general supervision, Wastewater Collection Workers perform a variety of semi-skilled and manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of sanitary sewer and storm drain systems; and operate a variety of light construction equipment and wastewater system equipment.
In addition to the knowledge, skills and abilities expected of a Wastewater Collection Worker, the ideal candidate for this physically demanding position can work independently, take directions well, possess excellent customer service skills, utilize safety practices and has a great understanding of teamwork.
NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment.
NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.
Examples Of Duties:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform inspections of sewer lines and storm drains
Read and interpret sewer system and drainage system maps
Read and interpret construction plans and specifications
Perform closed circuit television inspections of sewer lines
Rod (using truck mounted and hand rodding equipment) and flush sewer and storm drain system lines as part of the preventative maintenance activities or to remove obstructions
Maintain accurate and complete records of work performed and system changes or modifications as determined
Operate pumps to remove sewage from damaged or clogged lines, in response to sewer overflows, or when by-pass pumping is required
Clean catch basins
Cut and refinish streets, sidewalks, and driveways; lay cement and asphalt
Repair and reconstruct damaged sections of sewer lines and sewer lateral lines
Inspect, repair, raise, adjust, and construct manholes
Make minor repairs to pumps and other equipment
Drive and operate construction, sewer and road maintenance equipment, including but not necessarily limited to ½and 1-ton trucks, haul behind compressor, and walk-behind rollers
Respond effectively and appropriately to sewer overflows and backups
Monitor tools and equipment to ensure they are maintained in good working order and inform supervisor when maintenance or replacement is required
Operate light equipment used in trenching and pipe repair and replacement work including small tractors, light trucks, pumps, generators, compressors, forks, shoring equipment and other tools
Read domestic, commercial and industrial water meters; compute water consumption since the previous reading
Note and report leaks in sewer mains, laterals, and manholes; courteously and effectively communicate to customers of lateral problems that require attention or repair
Receive, record, and respond to complaints; answer questions regarding complaints
Required to be in an "on-call" status once sufficiently trained and to be available to assist for work in emergencies outside of normal working hours
Perform related duties as assigned
Wastewater Collection Worker I: Possession of a class C California driver license or equivalent AND the ability to obtain a Class B California driver license with both air brake and tank endorsements AND a Grade I Collection System Maintenance Certification through California Water Environment Association's (CWEA) Technical Certification Program, within 18 months from the date of hire.
Wastewater Collection Worker II: Possession of a class B California driver license with BOTH air brake and tank endorsements AND possession of a Grade II Collection System Maintenance Certification through the California Water Environment Association's (CWEA) Technical Certification Program.
Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.
Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the operation and maintenance of sanitary sewer and storm drain systems
Operating, monitoring, and reporting maintenance issues of light and medium duty trucks and road construction equipment
The proper use of hand tools including shovels, rakes, hoes, sewer maintenance tools, etc.
The proper use of power tools and light equipment including power saws, drills, air powered tools, portable and stationary pumps, generators, compressors, vibratory rollers, motorized tampers, etc.
Methods and materials used in sewer and storm drain systems maintenance and repair
County and CAL OSHA safety rules, procedures and equipment
Operate a variety of light construction equipment and wastewater system maintenance equipment, which may include combination truck (Vactor), flusher truck, rodder truck, dump truck, closed circuit television vehicle and equipment, and vacuum pumps
Perform heavy manual labor, which requires strength, agility and endurance
Operate a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment
Ability and willingness to learn new technologies, work methods, equipment, etc.
Work courteously and effectively with the public and with co-workers
Remain calm and react effectively and appropriately in an emergency
Follow oral and written instructions
Bend, stand and walk for extended periods of time
Lift and carry heavy equipment and supplies used in the course of the work, such as jackhammers, pumps, piping and paving materials
Follow safety procedures, including traffic regulations to minimize injuries and accidents
Take initiative to improve methods for performing preventative maintenance activities
Analyze existing sewer systems to identify problem lines and offer suggestions for improved maintenance activities and efforts
Application/Examination:This is an extra-help recruitment. Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form.
The examination process will consist of a scored relevant Training and Experience (T&E) (weight: pass/fail) based solely on the candidates' responses to the supplemental questions. Successful candidates in the T& E process will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applications, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or a screening committee may select those applicants whose education and/or experience appear to best meet the needs of the position based solely on the information provided in the application documents. Because of this screening process, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense.
IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the 'Apply' button above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to http://jobs.smcgov.org to apply.
~TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE~
Final Closing Date: Continuous
Training & Evaluation: TBD
Combined Civil Service & Departmental Interviews: TBD
This is a continuous recruitment which may close at any time. The final filing date will be posted five days in advance on this job announcement. Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.
At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day. County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
NOTE: This position will require successful completion of a background check prior to hire.
Analyst: Krysta Caronongan (03232018) (Wastewater Collection Worker I/II - N063/N064)
Keywords: Sanitary sewer, storm drains, wastewater system, pump, CWEA
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