Utility Maintenance Technician I, II, or III

$33,209 - $57,052 yearly
  • Town of Hillsborough
  • Hillsborough, NC, USA
  • Jul 29, 2022
Full time Utilities Water Wastewater

Job Description

The following duties are representative of this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Installs, repairs and maintains collection and distribution systems including making water and sewer taps, installing and exercising water valves and hydrants, installing water and sewer mains, sewer cleanouts, blow offs, meter boxes and sewer manholes, raises manholes.
  • Performs hydrant flushing and valve exercising program.
  • Bores under roads; sawcut roads; restores road and landscapes after work is complete.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties such as general housekeeping of shop, vehicles and pump station sites, parts inventory, reads water tank levels, checks pressure at water meters in response to complaints.
  • Inspects and ensures proper working safety equipment before use.
  • Locates water and sewer features for planned excavations through the NC811 system.
  • Maintains water main air release valves.
  • May be paired with and oversee an inmate on work release.
  • Serves on call, always, for emergencies.
  • Uses various field and office equipment to perform work.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Technician II duties include all tasks listed above in addition to:

  • May take and record weekly water distribution sampling.
  • Communicates with water and sewer treatment plant personnel, as needed.
  • Directs the work up to two crew members, when assigned, to perform necessary tasks.
  • Supports Utilities Administration with special projects and occasional utility inspections.

Technician III duties include all takes listed above in addition to:

  • Manages and operates partner utility water interconnections
  • May serve as back up Operator in Responsible Charge for the collection system.
  • Directs the work of up to four crew members, when assigned, to perform necessary tasks.
  • Supports utility supervisor in supervisory duties, as assigned.