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Utility Maintenance Worker - Wastewater Plant

Utility Maintenance Worker - Wastewater Plant

The City of Jefferson is accepting applications for a Utility Maintenance Worker for our Public Works Wastewater Division. This position helps to maintain wastewater collections at the wastewater treatment plant.

Examples of Duties

Performs building and grounds maintenance on City owned property and facilities including mowing, snow removal, painting, minor carpentry, grading, seeding, tree trimming, and removal of waste material.

Performs repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment.

Provides support with the regular maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant facilities, gains familiarity with daily operations and assists Pump System Mechanics as needed. 

Performs general daily inspection, cleaning and maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing and cleaning equipment, or cleaning work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety.

Performs work in a safe manner, wearing protective gear including masks, goggles, aspirator, boots, rubber gloves, and hearing protection.


Typical Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma; and experience in equipment maintenance and repair, preferred.

Must have a MO CDL Class B with air brakes within 6 months of hire, training will be provided. Must be able to obtain Class "D" Wastewater Certification within 6 months of hire. On the job training is provided.

Physical: 
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions; lift, carry, push, pull up to 100 pounds; stand for extended periods; operate, loaders, bobcat, tandem dump truck, brush hog, vacuum flusher, jet rodder, root saw and grouting machine.

Mental: Ability to be on call 24/7 on a rotating schedule for emergency purposes; follow directions; communicate effectively; and organize equipment requirement for daily jobs.


Supplemental Information

This position works Monday - Friday from 7:30AM to 4:00PM with a rotating stand-by schedule. Employees working stand-by will receive stand-by pay of $16.60 per day during the weekday and $41.50 per day on weekends. 

Specific job title and salary depend upon qualifications.  Minimum starting salary for a Utility Maintenance Trainer is $15.75/hr. and maximum salary for a Senior Utility Maintenance Worker is $26.04/hr.


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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

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