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Now Hiring: Wastewater Maintenance Technician
The City of Shepherdsville will be accepting applications for a Wastewater Maintenance Technician until 5pm, March 28, 2019.
until 5:00pm, March 28, 2019.
Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 634 Conestoga Parkway, Shepherdsville, Ky, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or downloaded here and returned to Shepherdsville Sewer Depart., P. O. Box 400, Shepherdsville, KY 40165.
Applicants will be asked to sit for an Exam April 2nd at 9:00am and complete an oral interview the week of April 8th-12th. Under supervision of the Wastewater Collections Superintendent and/or Treatment Plant Operator. Participates in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the wastewater system, to include but not limited to the plant and pump stations. Pipe installation and heavy equipment operators as well as Wastewater System Operator 1, 2, 3, Collection System Operator 1, 2, 3 desirable, but not required. A full job description can be picked up at Shepherdsville City Hall.
Sewer Maintenance Worker (Included in Civil Service) Job Objective
Under general direction of the Wastewater Superintendent and Collections Supervisor, assists with the routine and skilled maintenance and repair of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and related facilities and equipment. The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
Primary Job Functions
Performs maintenance and repair work on plant facilities, pumps, engines, motors, chemical feeders, filters, bar screens, valves, pipes, heat exchangers, air compressors, heating/cooling equipment, aeration equipment, and other major mechanical and hydraulic equipment found in a wastewater treatment facility
Checks grease charts and bearing temperatures to assure proper maintenance of equipment
Changes spark plugs, oil and related items
Welds cast iron, steel, brass, copper, and aluminum
Installs new equipment
Inspects mechanical and hydraulic equipment being installed under contracts to insure compliance with contract requirements
Monitors facilities and equipment to identify and repair leaks or other malfunctions
Operates oils and adjusts pumps and machinery; wash filters
Maintains log of maintenance activities, repairs and operations
Maintains buildings and grounds
Keeps records and makes reports
Performs janitorial work
Collects water samples and conducts routine tests and analysis
Monitors plant operation and controls; and makes adjustments to maintain proper operation
Receives, records and dispatches after hours calls for service
May act in the absence of the wastewater treatment plant operator, if in possession of required certification
Maintains regular and punctual attendance at work, accept “on-call” rotations as assigned
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with officials, other agencies, fellow employees, and the general public
Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 75 pounds
Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency
Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent with related technical training, and related work experience
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Must be capable of obtaining certification in treatment or collections process
Minimum working conditions may require the employee to work outside without effective protection from the weather
May be exposed to temperatures below 32 degrees and above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour
May be required to work in a confined space
May also be exposed to noise, hazards, oil, and atmospheric conditions in which one or more of the following can affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and/or poor ventilation.
May be required to use: hard hat, rubber gloves, ear plugs, safety glasses, gloves, harness, ropes, air monitor, and confined space entry equipment
Required to work in a manner that is consistent with standard OSHA practices
The City of Shepherdsville is an equal opportunity employer.