2020-10-18 2020-11-06

Maintenance Operator - Sewer System Maintenance

City of Des Plaines
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 62134
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 62134
  • Organization Website

The City of Des Plaines is looking for an individual who is looking to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City infrastructure and related facilities. Employees are assigned to a shift on regularly scheduled days, however during times of inclement weather or at times where there is a problem with the sewer system, employees are required to respond and report to work when called.

This position works under the close supervision of a Crew Leader. They may assist to coordinate, instruct, or supervise the work of a new employee or other personnel as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • One year of experience in maintenance, construction, or repair work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Some knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities, some knowledge of municipal sewer and water systems.

  • Skill in operating the listed tools and equipment.

  • Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time; ability to work safely; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Salary: $51,832 Annually

Close Date: Nov. 6, 2020, 5:00 p.m.

Learn More/Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/desplaines/jobs/2887993/maintenance-operator-sewer-system-maintenance

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.