Distribution/Collection Operator - CDLFull TimeWater Utility Services - Operations

Hiring Salary: $15.23 - $21.95 per hour

REQ #: 104021 Position(s)

Supervisor: Brannen

Posted Date: 10/31/2017      Reposted Date:       Closing Date: 11/28/2017

Hours: 7:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday; Mandatory overtime required; Must be able to work on-call as assigned.

PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, performs repair and maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection (W/WW) facilities, equipment and infrastructure for the Waco Water Utility Services Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Uses specialized tools, vehicles and equipment to maintain and repair W/WW facilities, equipment and infrastructure according to quality standards and safety regulations; locates W/WW lines, reads and inspects meters, inspects facilities and equipment and identifies repair and maintenance problems; performs duties within scope of authority and training; duties may vary depending on job assignment and individual skills.
• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.

• City policies and procedures.
• Maintenance and repair standards for W/WW treatment facilities and equipment.
• State and Federal regulations governing municipal utilities and the treatment and transmission of water/wastewater; including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards.
• Geography, roads and landmarks of City and surrounding areas.

Skill in:
• Completing work projects according to work schedule and quality standards.
• Following and maintaining safe work practices.
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
• Operating and maintaining tools, equipment and vehicles in a safe and effective manner.
• Identifying unsafe conditions and mechanical problems.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Applicants must submit a completed City of Waco application in order to be considered for this position. Resumes may be attached to the completed application, but not in lieu of one. If a resume is attached, all questions on the application must still be answered completely and accurately. If a question does not apply to you, please mark it "NA" Do not leave it blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To verify prior military experience, please include a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) with your application. All answers are subject to verification. Applications are available online at the City's website, Click Here for the NEW City of Waco Job Application, or at the City of Waco Human Resources Department located at 300 Austin Avenue. Applications may be submitted by e-mail as an attachment to, fax to 254-750-5737 or by mail to City of Waco, Human Resources Department, PO BOX 2570, Waco, TX 76702. EOE


Driver's License: Valid Texas Class A CDL with a Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.

Experience: One year of experience with WUSD; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certifications: Water/Wastewater license desired. Class C Water and Class II Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is required within 2.5 years of employment. Other Class C Water or Class II Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is required within 4 years of employment. Additional training and certifications may be required according to the needs of the City.

Testing: None.

Physical requirements: Heavy work. Exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Must be capable of performing confined space entry.
Environmental conditions: The work is performed primarily within outside environmental conditions; with some travel from area to area.
The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside with temperatures that may be below 32° or above 100° for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
The worker is subject to exposure to hazardous traffic conditions
The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
The worker is subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: chemicals, fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
The worker is frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, enclosed rooms, sewage and line pipes and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
The worker is subject to climbing towers and pipe systems that could exceed 20 feet in the air.

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