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Sewer Collection System Operator

Company: City of Fairhope
Location: Fairhope
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF THE POSITIONThis is responsible work in the operation and maintenance of a municipal sewage collection system.This is non-supervisory work in repairing, maintaining, cleaning and inspecting sanitary sewer pumping stations and sanitary sewer lines essential to the sewage collection system. The incumbent is responsible for assisting in the work of skilled and semi-skilled personnel in sanitary sewage TV inspection, pipe line grouting, sewage pumping station, operation, maintenance and repair. Work also involves the completion of a wide variety of reports, records, logs and documents with accuracy and attention to detail critical to efficiency of operations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Collection Foreman however, independent judgment and direction are exercised in determining the proper methods, personnel and equipment allocation required to complete job tasksESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssists direct work assignments to skilled and semi-skilled personnel in the televising, cleaning and maintenance of sanitary sewer lines and pumping stations.Instructs subordinate personnel in the use of closed circuit TV equipment and high-pressure water trucks to maintain and clear Sanitary sewer lines.Operates, maintains, and repairs sewage system pumping station machinery and equipment.Informs supervisor of materials and equipment required to replace or repair sewer system.Assures proper safety procedures and practices;Insures proper safety equipment is available.Prevents sewer back-ups and environmental hazards by determining likely problem areas and reports corrective actions.Maintains complete records of television and sewer cleaning process.Develops and files infiltration points, Material usage estimates, known trouble spots, previous sewer blockages, and other various reports.Participates in sewer system maintenance tasks and the operation of related equipment on weekends, holidays and in the absence of subordinate personnel.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESThrough knowledge of the materials, methods and techniques commonly employed in the televising and cleaning and the maintenance of sanitary sewer systems.Through knowledge of principles and practices applied in the safe and efficient use of tools and equipment employed in sanitary sewer system maintenance and cleaning.Through knowledge of the municipal sewage collection system, or some knowledge of the components which, when combined, form the system.Through knowledge of the occupational hazards and standard safety precautions of the work. Knowledge of sanitary sewer system construction.Knowledge of methods, materials, practices, and equipment employed in sewage system pumping station operations, service and repairs.Ability to keep accurate records and reports concerning pumping station operation, maintenance and repair.Ability to interpret and follow verbal or written instructions.Ability to make time and material work estimates.Ability to operate a motor vehicle,Ability to keep comprehensive records and to make reports of work accomplished.Ability to deal effectively with the public when handling complaints.ACCEPTABLE EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAININGGraduation from a standard senior high school; and two years' experience in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of pumps and related pumping machinery.Sufficient experience in the operation of construction equipment and preferably experience in the maintenance and/or construction of a sanitary sewer system to clearly indicate that an individual can perform the duties assigned.Experience, education, and or training in use, maintenance and operation of video equipment is desirable, and repair work. Must posses or be able to obtain a Grade IC certification from the State of Alabama and must also posses or be able to obtain a commercial drivers license.EXTENT OF PUBLIC CONTACTAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, state municipal officials and public.PHYSICAL DEMANDSMust be able to lift 50 lbs over head and be able to perform other heavy lifting from time to time.WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTMust be able to work in inclement weather from extreme heat, freezing cold, storms and hurricanes.PLEASE APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE BELOW: Type: Full-timePay: $14.60 - $23.37 per hourBenefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
    • 8 hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • On callWork Location:
      • One locationWork Remotely:
        • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: City of Fairhope, Mobile , Sewer Collection System Operator, Accounting, Auditing , Fairhope, Alabama

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