WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN II
Company: City of Greenville
Posted on: January 14, 2021
WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN II - 1219 Salary $36,046.40 - $53,164.80
Annually Location 475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC Job Type Full
Time Department PUBLIC WORKS Job Number 00393 Division
SEWERS/WASTEWATER Closing 1/15/2021 11:59 PM Eastern Job
Description Brief Description of the Job
Under the direction of the Wastewater Repair Supervisor, performs a
variety of technical and skilled duties in the restoration,
rehabilitation, and repair of the City`s wastewater system.
Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment, as well as hand
tools in performance of job duties. Installs new wastewater pipe
where old existing pipe has failed. Performs confined space entry
and trenching and shoring operations. Participates in after-hours
on-call duty requiring working after normal working hours and
holidays to resolve emergency situations. Supports inclement
weather operations (i.e. snow and ice) by operating specific pieces
of equipment such as sanders, loaders, and plows.
In addition to the duties and responsibilities described above, the
Wastewater Technician II is also responsible for assisting in
leading a crew, filling-in in the absence of the immediate
supervisor, and assisting in the oversight and training of less
experienced employees. Also, operates heavy equipment such as
backhoe, trackhoe, etc. in performance of job duties.
Job Duties Essential Functions
Complete Wastewater Repair Work Orders (80%): Operate dump trucks
for hauling material and equipment to job sites. Operates a variety
of light and heavy equipment, as well as, hand tools in performance
of job duties. Install new sewer pipes and repair old pipes as
assigned. Perform confined space entry and trenching and shoring
operations. Raise sanitary sewer manholes to grade. Apply cement
liner to interior of sewer manholes and finish with trowel and
brush. Use tripod, winch, gas detectors, and harness in performance
of job duties. Operate jack hammer and remove asphalt debris.
Remove old manhole ring and cover. Install metal plates or replace
with new ring and cover. Level new ring and cover to street pitch.
Tamp new asphalt into hole. Clear right of ways and check creek
crossings. Clear right-of-ways for access to Wastewater mains for
maintenance or repairs. Perform creek crossing inspections and
cleaning of creek crossings as needed.
Provide Emergency Response On-Call (10%): Participate in
after-hours on-call duty requiring working after normal hours and
during holidays to resolve emergency situations to include,
assisting in running heavy equipment to dislodge blockages in sewer
Support Inclement Weather Operations (5%): Work outside of regular
schedule, throughout inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow and
ice) by operating sanders, loaders, snowplows, and other specific
equipment necessary to clear and maintain roads and walkways. Mix
sand and salt for ice removal and treat bridges and roads as
necessary. Wash brine and salt off equipment after use.
Ensure Workplace Safety (5%): Proactively identifies, removes
and/or reports potential safety hazards. Takes steps to address,
remove, or report hazardous conditions or items. Complies with
City, State, and Federal safety procedures and protocols in the
performance of job duties. Ensures equipment and property
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Job Requirements
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent is
Over two years of experience in a public works, utility, or
construction field is required.
Driver`s License Required:
Must have a South Carolina Class B CDL. Must have or obtain a South
Carolina Class A CLP within 3 weeks of hire. Must have or obtain a
South Carolina Class A CDL with tanker endorsement and air brake
provision within 3 months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Work requires a comprehensive practical knowledge of a technical
field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making. Must be
able to exercise independent thinking and the ability to
conceptualize and develop new or improved procedures, techniques or
ideas appropriate to the work environment. Work product primarily
affects processes and program/functional areas within the
Reading: Intermediate Level: Ability to read papers, periodicals,
journals, manuals, and policies.
Math: Intermediate Level: Ability to deal with a system of real
numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages,
ratios/proportions and measurement.
Writing: Basic Level: Ability to write simple sentences containing
subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and
Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Dump trucks, tamp,
concrete saw, jack hammer, chainsaw, gas detector, concrete mixer,
pumps, and hand tools.
Primary Work Location: Outdoors.
Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Frequent exposure to
unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of
work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to
extreme temperature, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration,
physical hazards, and wetness and/or humidity. Frequent exposure to
mechanical hazards, and communicable diseases.
Protective Equipment Required: Hard hat, steel-toed shoes, gloves,
safety vest, safety glasses, ear protection, rain suit, and rubber
Continuously requires fine dexterity, lifting, vision, hearing, and
talking. Frequently requires standing, walking, carrying, reaching,
kneeling, foot controls, and balancing. Occasionally requires
handling, pushing/pulling, climbing, bending, crouching, and
twisting. Heavy strength demands include exerting 50-100 pounds
occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds
Frequently requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously,
working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting
work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires time
pressures, emergency situations, and frequent change of tasks.
Occasionally requires irregular schedule/overtime.
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