2018-12-03 2018-12-28

Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance & Collection System Technician

Sanitary District No. 5 of Marin County
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Tiburon, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 49412
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Tiburon, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 49412
  • Organization Website
Under general supervision, performs the full array of duties, including the maintenance tasks for the sewer collection system, pump stations, treatment plant, grounds, and related District facilities and equipment; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures, and work methods associated with assigned duties; performs other related duties as required.

The Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance & Collection System Technician is a journey level in which incumbents are expected to independently perform the full scope of assigned duties. Incumbents perform a full range of maintenance tasks. This classification is distinguished from the next higher class of Maintenance Supervisor in that the latter is responsible for providing direct supervision and for performing the more complex and difficult assignments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Performs the full array of duties, including the maintenance tasks for the sewer collection system, pump stations, treatment plant and related District facilities and equipment; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures, and work methods associated with assigned duties.

  • Inspects, maintains, and performs basic repairs to the District’s treatment plant, collection, and pump station related systems and equipment, including determining whether cleaning, unplugging, and flushing lines and collection systems is necessary; raises manholes; assists in the maintenance of sewer mains, lines, and laterals; assists private contractors in locating leaks in sewer lines; operates rodding, vactor and hydro cleaning equipment; tests flows, pressures, turbidity, and chlorine residuals; performs a variety of semi-skilled heavy labor; assists with and performs the inspection of lines and pump stations; may repair or replace valves and fittings; responds to emergency calls; conducts underground service alerts.

  • Observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; sets traffic controls; secures worksites from traffic hazards as necessary; assures public safety around worksites; attends safety meetings; follows safe practices for entering confined spaces and other hazardous work areas.

  • Assists with treatment plant operations as needed and assigned.

  • Performs basic preventative maintenance on electric, gasoline, and pneumatic equipment, such as repairing pressure hoses and rinsing sludge pumps; assures safe vehicle and equipment operation.

  • Maintains work records and logs.

  • Responds to questions and concerns from the general public; provides information as appropriate.

  • Responds to collection system emergencies, including overflows; serves “on-call” as needed.

  • Establishes positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies, District management and staff, and the public.


QUALIFICATIONS: (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification.)

Education and/or Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance & Collection System Technician. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of one year of experience in sewer collection system and treatment plant facilities maintenance.

License/Certificate:
Possession of a valid California motor vehicle driver's license and a good driving record that meets the requirements established by the District. Failure to maintain an acceptable driving record shall be cause for discipline, up to and including dismissal. Possession of a Grade II Wastewater Collection System Maintenance Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association, as well as a Grade II Mechanical Technologist Certificate and/or Grade II Electrical/Instrumentation Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association are highly desirable.

Salary: $5,498 to $7,368 Monthly

Close Date: Dec. 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m.

Learn More/Apply: https://www.sani5.org/about/employment/job-openings

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