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Utility Maintenance Technician

at City of League City

Pay: $38813 to $54338/year
$38813 - $54338
Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2592782
Keywords: plumbing

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

The League City Utility Maintenance Technician maintains and repairs water production equipment, including pumps, motors, valves, electrical control panels and components and chemical feed equipment. You'll work closely with a team of motivated professionals in the installation, modification, preventive maintenance and repair of water production equipment and facilities.

Example of Duties

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

  • Performs mechanical repair to electrical, pumps, motor, valves and piping.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on pumps, motors, and electrical components.
  • Performs various plumbing duties such as installing PVC service lines; replacing and inspecting motor lubrication lines; replacing plumbing and tubing on chlorine system lines; replacing brass fittings and joints on controlled water lines; installing hose bibs; fabricating piping; and replacing valves.
  • Performs electrical mantenance by troubleshooting, disconnecting and wiring  motors; replacing fuses, switches and receptables; operating a variety of electrical testing equipment; and installing or replacing conduit, wiring and components.
  • Assists instrumentation and electrical technicians with installing, testing and calibration of new or existing meters.
  • Schedules projects, logs daily work orders; orders and picks up parts and equipment for assigned task.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and tools used for projects.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Must be able to provide services for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of League City's citizens, and that, City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, or immediately after an emergency.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma (or GED equivalent).
  • At least one (1) to three (3) years of industrial/commercial mechanical and electrical experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications
  • Class D Water license

Supplemental Information

Knowledge of:

  • English grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Mechanics, electronics, motors, generators and pump operations
  • Water facilities and preventive maintenance standards
  • National Fire Protection Association 70- Electrical
  • Meter testing and calibration techniques
  • Bending conduit, hand tools and electrical testing equipment
  • Basic plumbing and electrical techniques
Skill in:
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
  • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
  • Maintenance of pumps, motors, electrical panels, generators and automatic valves
Ability to:
  • Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical and plumbing problems to determine issue and solution
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The position involves medium physical demands, such as exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.