Semi Skilled Laborer WWC

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

City of Tyler Tyler, TX

Tyler, TX
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

Purpose Of Position To safely make repairs to water and sewer mains, To be able to operate all specialty tools in the daily operation of the water/wastewater systems in repairs, maintenance, and installation. Work schedule is Monday -- Friday 8am - 5pm, nights and weekends as required. On-call every third week. Essential Functions Install and make repairs to water and sewer mains.Keep trucks and equipment stocked and in good working condition.Must be able to operate power and hand tools.Must be familiar with water and sewer tapping machines. Must have basic plumbing skills and be familiar with materials associated with such.Must be able to finish concrete, rake asphalt, possess basic carpenter skills to build forms, install manholes, piers for creek crossings, basic landscaping skills, etc.Must be able to install DA, PVC, CT and clay pipe and their appurtenances.Must be able to set meters, meter boxes, and run water services from main to property.Must be able to install and repair fire hydrants.Must be able to install, repair, and replace water valves and set paving boxes.Must have basic, skills required to use a backhoe, loader, and forklift to load trucks and materials.Must he able to read tape measure; add, subtract, and multiply.Must be able to use hand tools and specialty tools used in the water and sewer industry,Must be able to work safely without injury to self and others,Must be able to run power equipment including gas powered compaction packers, gas powered cut-off saws, hydraulic saws, hydraulic jack hammers, hydraulic pumps, air tools, jack hammers impact wrenches, etc.Must be able to safely drive a 1/2-ton truck.Must be able to operate a forklift as needed.Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language.Must be available to work a rotating on-call duty, including nights, weekends and holidays.Must have reliable transportation and a telephone and be close enough to Tyler to respond within 20-minutes of receiving a call.Must be able to stand up to 5-hours daily; sit 3-hours daily; bend 2-hours daily; stoop, twist, turn, walk, climb, crouch, crawl, run, kneel and balance up to 1-hour daily.Working conditions may also include extreme cold and heat, temperature changes, humidity, heights, vibration, wetness, dryness, confined spaces, noise of 80-dB or higher, fumes, mists, gases, dust, caustics, chemicals, allergens, detergents, mechanical hazards, moving objects, and exposure to burns.Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED required; prefer at least one (1) year of experience in water/wastewater maintenance and installation of services. Experience using hand tools, small tools, concrete saws and tapping machines a plus. Must possess a valid Texas Class \\"C\\" driver's license with a clear driving record. City Of Tyler Policy It is the policy of the City to recruit, employ and to provide compensation, promotion, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, and other protected veteran. The City affirms that employment decisions shall be made only on the basis of a person's ability to perform the essential functions of the job. This position does require presence in the office to perform the essential functions of the job. The City shall continually review its employment practices and personnel procedures and take positive steps to assure that equality of employment opportunity in the City of Tyler, Texas is a fact as well as an ideal.The City of Tyler will accept two years of relevant experience in place of each year of college required in the job description. Four years of relevant experience will be considered in place of an Associate's Degree, and eight years of relevant experience will be considered in place of a Bachelor's Degree. Any experience required in the Minimum qualifications is in addition to years of experience substituted for a degree.The City of Tyler supports a policy of a drug and alcohol free workplace. All candidates are subject to pre-employment testing, which may include, but is not limited to, Drug and Alcohol Screenings, Work Fitness Evaluation, Criminal Background Check, and Consumer Report/Credit Check.No person under eighteen (18) years of age will be employed in any regular full-time position. Persons under eighteen (18) years of age may be employed in temporary or regular part-time positions, if they furnish the City with a minor's release (Form 2-2) and are approved by the City Manager. No person under eighteen (18) years of age will be employed in any position requiring the operation of a City motorized vehicle.This posting is subject to be removed at the discretion of the department providing the position. The City of Tyler offers an outstanding benefit package including 10 paid holidays, health and dental insurance and retirement through Texas Municipal Retirement System. Click on the link below to learn more about the benefits we offer.

Company Description:

Municipal Government - The City of Tyler is a municipality of over 100,000. It is a place for career growth, satisfaction and real opportunities to contribute to improving your organization, your community, and most importantly, yourself. Public Service to the community and developing excellence through community partnerships are your most important objectives when you take a position with the City of Tyler. We offer a progressive work atmosphere that encourages and nourishes employee growth.