Wastewater Line Technician

City Of Hampton, VA Hampton , VA 23669

Posted 2 weeks ago

Function

Perform a variety of technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the city's inflow/infiltration program for the Department of Public Works Wastewater Division.

Examples of Work

  • Cleans sewer lines using a wash truck.

  • Conducts smoke testing in sewer lines.

  • Operates a sewer line camera to televise sewer lines to determine condition of line and need for repair.

  • Performs skilled maintenance and repair on a variety of mechanical equipment.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Graduation from high school or successful completion of the GED. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of a variety of mechanical equipment such as camera trucks, wash trucks and smoke testing procedures.

Knowledge of the terminology, testing devices and related tools used in the electrical field; general knowledge in the maintenance and repair of a variety of mechanical equipment; basic understanding of electricity, smoke testing and plumbing. ability to read blueprints; ability to operate a variety of motor equipment; ability to maintain records and prepare reports as needed. Must possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B with air breaks and a (N) endorsement to operate tank vehicles or must possess a valid State of Virginia Driver's License and obtain the CDL Class B with air breaks and a (N) endorsement to operate tank vehicles within 180 days of employment. Must have a satisfactory driving record based on the City Of Hampton's criteria.

Any person offered employment in this position shall be required to successfully pass testing for controlled substances. Must successfully complete a background check related to this position.

Features

Performs duties under the general supervision of the Sanitary Sewer Inflow/ Infiltration Manager. Position requires independent decision making within established guidelines on a daily basis.

Occasional overtime, evening, weekend and holiday work is required. Incumbent is subject to call-out and is required to carry an electronic signaling device that enables him/her to respond to emergency situations. This is a non-exempt position.



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