Maintenance Repair Technician Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Duties include the cleaning and televising of the City’s stormwater collection system and associated manholes and catch basins. Monitors and inspects all “no dig” repairs and/or renovations to storm sewer system. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Streets/Stormwater Maintenance Foreman. Employees in this class are expected to supervise and work along side of assigned personnel in a safe and professional manner. Position requires that applicant be thoroughly familiar with such equipment as the storm sewer cleaning (“jet-vac”) truck and the storm sewer inspection television camera truck. This position requires the employee to exercise a certain amount of independent judgement based on technical knowledge, technical skill, and safe work practices.

Due to the nature of storm sewer collection systems, it may be necessary at times to work through normal lunch and break periods if system customers are without service or until service is restored or within an acceptable time-frame. It may also be required at times to work unscheduled overtime in order to restore service. Performs other tasks as requested.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Operates and instructs in the operation of the cleaning and televising of storm sewer mains.

Operates and instructs in the operation of the lateral camera.

Assumes responsibility for safely setting up, maintaining, and breaking down job site for the protection of employees and general public.

Inspect storm sewer mains, french drains, and manholes, and make recommendations for acceptance and/or repairs.

Assist in the repair of storm sewer mains, manholes, french drains, and catch basins.

Assist in the inspection and subsequent reporting of all deficiencies found in the existing stormwater system.

Keeps pertinent records and information on each job.

Monitors contractor involved in Capital Improvement Projects and/or other storm sewer related work.
 

REQUIREMENTS

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Position requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D. Position requires applicant to be thoroughly familiar with all types of “no dig” repair/renovation methods as related to storm sewer systems. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class “B” Commercial Drivers License with air brake and tanker endorsement. Applicants who possess an out of state Class “B” Commercial Drivers License with air brake and tanker endorsement must obtain the Florida license within 10 days of employment. Must have a minimum experience of (two) 2 years in the operation of a storm sewer cleaning (jet vac) truck and the closed circuit storm sewer television inspection camera truck.
 

A.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of and skill in methods, materials, and techniques used in the construction, repair, and maintenance of stormwater collection systems.

Knowledge of the City’s storm sewer collection system.

Knowledge and skill to work from blueprints, sketches and maps.

Ability to both understand and communicate oral and written instructions.

Ability to both interpret and complete work order forms.

Ability to perform strenuous work in a variety of outdoor weather conditions.

Knowledge and skill to operate and understand basic computer functions as they relate to the job.

Ability to maintain a professional attitude while working in close proximity with others in confined spaces and/or under situations of duress.

Knowledge of plugging and by-passing of storm sewer systems.

Ability to identify problems with the equipment and make necessary repairs in the field.

Ability to change skids out for the different pipe application.

Knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices, as they relate to the cleaning, televising, and repair of stormwater collection systems.

Knowledge of the principles and skilled in the practices of storm sewer main construction, cleaning, televising, and repair techniques.

Knowledge and ability to implement occupational safety rules and safety procedures as they relate to storm sewer collection systems.

Ability and skill to supervise and direct the activities of subordinates.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees and the general public.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability and skill to generate and communicate through written reports and memos.

Knowledge of and ability to implement FDOT work zone traffic control.

B.    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to write up work orders, warehouse materials, requisitions, vehicle service forms, and technical memos in a legible and understandable manner.

Ability to communicate and understand instructions and directions given in the English language and spoken in a normal tone of voice with someone face-to-face, over telephone and over two-way radio. Hear and issue verbal warnings and basic instructions while working in noisy environments, confined spaces or in the immediate vicinity of heavy equipment.

Ability to work while bending, kneeling, stooping, standing, sitting, and/or stretching. May be required to move laterally in any of the above mentioned position or stand on a ladder.

Ability to walk over and around cluttered work areas and uneven surfaces. Climb up and down ladders and/or steep inclines. Work while standing on even and/or wet surfaces.

Ability and willingness to enter and work in confined spaces such as catch basins, manholes, dry pits, and excavated hole/ditches. At times such work may continue for extended periods.

Ability to work during night and/or early morning hours or for extended periods of time as required.

Ability to work for extended periods in all weather conditions.

Ability to maintain a professional manner with the general public, contractors, engineers, developers, and regulatory officials.

Ability to receive directions and incorporate constructive criticism from departmental management.

Ability to walk distances up to one mile while inspecting new storm sewer collection systems or during locates.

Ability to work in and around such damp, wet and muddy conditions that are created by storm sewer main breaks.

Ability to give and understand assorted and various hand signals as they relate to the operation of heavy construction equipment.




THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Revision Date - 9/26/2012