Water & Sewer Utility Maintenance

Job Title:  Water and Sewer Utility Maintenance

Job Description:  Under supervision of the Director of Water/Sewer Department, Water and Sewer Utility Maintenance personnel installation and repair of water distribution and wastewater collection system; and does related works as required.

 Must work effectively with other employees to assist with utility repair and handle water meter issues. Will repair or replace water or sewer service lines and water or sewer mains.  Personnel will make water and sewer taps, install or repair fire hydrants, unstop sewer lines, install clean-outs, set up barricades when needed to protect employees or the public, perform routine maintenance on vehicles, tools and equipment.

Must be able to read, understand and follow written and oral directions, write reports by hand, and use good judgment to work safely and use equipment properly.  Must be able to hear clearly when working around equipment or in street traffic.  Using proper safety precautions may need to lift up to 100 pounds and pull, push or drag up to 150 pounds of street equipment.  Must be able to climb, crawl, kneel, squat, stoop and bend; sit for long periods of time while operating equipment; hear clearly.  Personnel will work outside in extreme weather conditions.  Exposure to fumes, dust and loud noises.  Performs other duties as assigned.  May assist the street department.

Required 5 days/40 hours a week.  Subject to after hour calls for emergency situations on weekends and nights. 

Job Requirements:  One year related field or experience preferred but not mandatory.  Must possess an aptitude to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment in the field.  Willing to attain a D Water License within one year.  A high School Diploma or GED and a valid Texas Driver’s License Class C are required.

 The successful candidate for the Water and Sewer Utility position for the City of Madisonville should be self-motivated; have an appreciation for accuracy, efficiency and safety; and be able to work independently while following written and oral direction.  Must be able to pass a background check.

Compensation:  Salary is dependent on background and qualifications.  The City of Madisonville offers a generous benefits program including retirement, health and life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.

Interested parties should complete an application and return to the City Manager.  EOE Apply Here