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Maintenance Worker I--Water Line Maintenance

High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Ability to understand, follow and/or provide verbal and written instructions or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License with ability to obtain Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License Class A with N endorsement within six (6) months of employment and a satisfactory driving record. Must have State of Oklahoma Class “D” Water Operator certification and/or Class “D” Distribution/Collection certification within one (1) year of employment. Repairs water lines. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Department: 
Utilities - Line Maintenance
Location: 
1301 DaVinci
Shift: 
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Subject to emergency call back and shift change)
Salary: 
$13.90 per hour
Date Posted: 
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 8:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Repairs water lines. Lays new pipe. Repairs and installs fire hydrants and line valves. Installs and exchanges water meters. Interfaces with citizens in person regarding minor complaints or questions. Inspects equipment for safety hazards before use. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment as needed. Works in a manner safe to the individual and other people. Keeps work area clean and safe. Follows safety rules and safe work practices. Uses safety equipment as required. Assists Equipment Operators and Maintenance Workers II when needed. Performs related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperatures, noise, and noxious fumes and odors. Exposure to hazards associated with equipment, machinery, rough terrain at construction sites, and moving vehicles on roadways. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Ability to understand, follow and/or provide verbal and written instructions or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge: 
Hand and power tools. Maintenance and construction work.
Skills: 
Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees and citizens while performing duties.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License with ability to obtain Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License Class A with N endorsement within six (6) months of employment and a satisfactory driving record. Must have State of Oklahoma Class “D” Water Operator certification and/or Class “D” Distribution/Collection certification within one (1) year of employment.
Mental & Physical: 
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) and heavy (50-75 lb.) supplies, materials, and debris frequently. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must have home telephone or message number where applicant may be reached and pass a physical examination, background investigation and drug screen.