Utilities Field Mechanic

at City Of Moline % Personnel Dept in Moline, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Under general supervision, performs skilled work in the installation, operation, repair & maintenance of water or sewer conveyance systems. Exercises independent judgment in determining work methods after receiving written or oral instructions. May provide leadership to field work crews. Examples of Duties Complete system repairs in accordance with standard operating procedures designed to protect the integrity & public safety of the water supply and/or sewer system; determines chlorine residual & collects water samples for bacteriological examination when distribution work is completed. Respond to emergency call-outs to inspect, maintain or repair water or sewer systems, pumping stations & to eliminate malfunctions and safety hazards. Other emergencies requiring response include (but not limited to) flood mitigation, snow & ice control, & storm damage. Perform leak detection using various techniques including specialized electronic listening devices & leak correlation equipment. Perform field locates of underground water, sanitary/storm sewers & city owned electric/traffic utilities using maps, plans, records & specialized electronic detection equipment. May use personal or lap-top computer to access distribution system GIS maps & databases Operate excavation equipment, loaders, dump trucks, pumps, utility trucks, vacuum trucks, valve operators & hand & power tools. Install, repair & maintain service lines, curb, corporation & main line valves & water mains. Install, repair & maintain fire hydrants, including performance of hydrant flushing & flow testing. Repair sanitary & storm sewers as needed. Inspect, pressure test & disinfect new water main construction. Follow required work safety procedures, including traffic control, excavation safety & confined space entry. Perform a variety of tasks, including cleaning, inspection & repairs to the sewer conveyance systems in accordance with standard operating procedures designed to protect from pollution of public & private property. Document work activities in a variety of hard copy & digital record systems and promote communication & information flow. Other duties may be assigned. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations • Valid Illinois Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL-A) with air brakes & tanker endorsements, or equivalent, within 60 days of hire. • Valid Illinois Collection System Operator Certificate within twelve (12) months of hire. • Valid Illinois Class C Water Supply Operator Certificate preferred. Residency Requirement AFSCME employees shall live within a 20-mile radius from the City's Emergency Center, located at 1630 8th Avenue in Moline, within 180 days of hire. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Job Posting: 11773728

Posted On: Mar 22, 2024

Updated On: Apr 21, 2024

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