Tradesworker - Working Title - Utilities Services Technician - Water Resources And Utilities

County Of Volusia Deland , FL 32723

Posted 2 months ago

Major Functions

The County of Volusia is seeking an experienced Utilities Service Technician for the Water Resources and Utilities Division. This position will be working throughout Volusia County, and will be responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing; water & sewer mains, manholes, lift stations and water meters, used in water/wastewater utility systems. Candidates should have experience operating a dump truck, backhoe, loader, excavator or other related utility construction equipment. Candidates who have basic computer skills is a plus!

Note: may be required to work weekends, holidays, on-call rotations and during storm events or other emergency situations.

Illustrative Duties

(NOTE:These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)

All Assignments

  • Performs accurate record keeping via the Lucity work order system to document all work performed.

  • Operates different types of small equipment and power tools such as pumps, generators,saws, drills, etc.

  • Maintains county-issued electronics including cell phones and laptops.

  • Maintains, cleans, refuels, and organizes vehicles; stocks vehicle with needed parts and equipment.

  • May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.

  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.

  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and

Local ordinances.

  • Responds to emergency situations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Collections and Distribution

  • Participates with 24-hour emergency on-call response for Utilities Sewer Collection & Distribution.

  • Installs and repairs underground piping and structures.

  • Performs work in the replacement and installation of water meters, reclaim meters and radio read equipment.

  • Responds to low water flow complaints; troubleshoots and repairs water leaks; tests water meters for flow and accuracy.

Maintenance

  • Participates in the 24-hour emergency on-call response for Utilities Maintenance & Lift Stations.

  • Performs general electrical repair and renovation of various types of switches, receptacles, etc.

  • Installs, troubleshoots and repairs pumps, motors, processes equipment and electrical controls.

  • Performs scheduled routine preventative maintenance of assigned facilities/equipment to ensure reliable operation.

  • Utilizes a computer to monitor/diagnose lift station problems and repair of SCADA equipment.

Minimum Requirements

All Utilities Service Technicians must have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid Florida drivers' license. Must obtain a CDL License within one (1) year of employment. All certifications must be current.

Technician - (Starting Salary $17.95 per hour)

This position performs semi-skilled work requiring the ability to perform tasks with little supervision. This position is responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing; water & sewer mains, manholes, lift stations, and water meters, used in water/wastewater utility systems and operates an excavator or other related utility construction equipment. Requirements for this position is a Water Distribution III License or Sewer C Collections Certification and a minimum of two (2) years of experience installing, maintaining, repairing; water & sewer mains, manholes, pipe laying and water meters, used in water/wastewater utility systems.

Senior Technician - (Starting Salary $20.54 per hour)

This position performs skilled journeyman level work requiring the skill to perform tasks with little to no supervision. This position is responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing; water & sewer mains, manholes, lift stations, and water meters, used in water/wastewater utility systems and operates an excavator or other related utility construction equipment. Requirements for this position is a Water Distribution II License or Sewer B Collection Certification and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in plumbing, carpentry, electrical, mechanical, air conditioning, painting, pipe installation and repair, concrete or brick work.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, and tools of one or more of the building trades.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally with supervisors and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters.

  • Ability to perform shop math.

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

  • Skill in the use and care of tools, equipment, and materials assigned to use.

  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.

  • Ability to interact effectively with others.

  • Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.

ADAREQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands: Medium work to heavy work. Ability to see (depth perception, color, acuity), hear, stand, walk, bend, stoop, reach overhead, climb, grasp, lift, carry, pull, push up to 25 pounds.

Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend work orders, safety instructions, maps, blueprints, mechanical drawings, instructions, procedures, memos. Ability to perform shop math. Ability to write simple sentences relaying information, data and details to others.

Environmental Demands: Inside and outside work. May require exposure to inclement weather (heat, humidity, cold, rain), hazardous conditions, chemicals, dust, confined spaces and poor ventilation.

Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Veterans' preference in accordance with federal, state, local laws.


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