City of San Marcos, TX

The City of San Marcos is dedicated to providing excellent service to our residents and maintaining our high quality of life.  Business, industry, education, retail, and government make up the backbone of the San Marcos economy. The City of San Marcos works closely with all of our community partners to help our community become a thriving, job-producing city with opportunities for all.

 

 

5 job(s) at City of San Marcos, TX

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Dec 07, 2017
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY TWO VACANCIES Job Summary Performs a variety of technical engineering functions relative to area of assignment; performs computer aided drafting and design; prepares construction drawings; assists with plan review and permitting processes; conducts field work; provides technical assistance to developers, City departments, and the general public; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Assist in production of overhead and underground electrical distribution plans and specifications in compliance with applicable codes, regulations and engineering principals. Assist in developing new projects and conducts follow up and field inspections when necessary. Line staking, computer aided drafting and design of electric utility lines, determine pole and line locations and make electrical field notes for overhead and underground systems. Surveys system for condition and provides updates for computerized distribution mapping system, performs underground locates for OneCall and DigTess systems, administers pole contact and attachment program, answers telephones and responds to requests from contractors, vendors and customers. Prepares reports for and oversees status of projects and activities, estimates construction design costs and time constraints, assists in development and review of construction specifications and monitors substation data. Enters appropriate information into various databases. Develops construction specifications and standards for Electric Utility system, offers input for the capital improvement and master plans and inputs budget. Miscellaneous: Drives to and from project sites and facilities. Attends training, seminars and meetings. Meets with customers and/or contractors for system and service planning. Dispatches crews in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Monitors SCADA system and responds to alarms. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Requirements Associate's Degree in a related field is required. Two (2) years related technical engineering experience is required. Additional two (2) years of related experience over the minimum requirement may substitute for each year of college. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend municipal codes, reference manuals, construction plans, specifications, work orders, and other related engineering documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, developers, contractors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting frequently; handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, walking and foot controls occasionally; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, general construction hazards, and high voltage electrical currents when conducting field work. Safety Sensitive Position.
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Dec 01, 2017
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Participates in maintaining the City's water/wastewater systems and related equipment; operates various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares maintenance records; assists other City departments; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Repairs water leaks involving main water lines, service lines, fire hydrants, water meters, and water valves; installs new water/sewer service lines and taps; assists in maintaining chemical sites used to manage grease control; installs and maintains water meters and the Automated Metering Infrastructure; performs valve exercising, dead-end main flushing, and fire hydrant maintenance; performs video inspections of sewer mains and service connections; utilizes Global Positioning Equipment (GPS) to provide updates water and sewer information. Operates and maintains assigned departmental vehicles, equipment, and tools. Provides assistance to other City departments as required. Miscellaneous: Works to acquire necessary licenses and certifications. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Class D Water or Class I Wastewater Collection certification is required within two (2) years of employment. Class I Wastewater Collection and Class C Water Distribution certifications are required within 4 years of employment. A Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Required to perform after hours standby duties. Preferred Qualifications One (1) year related maintenance/equipment operation experience is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend training/ repair manuals, quadrangle maps, and material safety data sheets. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, contractors, vendors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and handling frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, open trenches, confined spaces, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Utilizes confined space equipment or other personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, on call FLSA Status Non-Exempt
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Dec 01, 2017
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Coordinates, performs, and assists in supervising the maintenance and construction of the City's water/wastewater systems and related equipment; operates heavy equipment and maintains various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares and maintains departmental maintenance records; provides training and supervises the work activities of assigned personnel; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Participates in maintaining the City's water distribution and wastewater collection systems: Installs and performs preventative maintenance to water/wastewater mains and services, wastewater taps, water meters, fire hydrants, wastewater service clean outs, and wastewater sample ports. Maintains chemical sites used to manage grease control. Utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) to record the location of water/wastewater mains, vales, cleanouts, fire hydrants, meters, and meter boxes. Conducts wastewater main and service line inspections using closed circuit television equipment. Participates in the repair, testing, and replacement of water meters. Performs utility locates and all necessary tasks associated with utility locates. Operates and maintains work order and/or line locate request management systems. Provides training and supervises the activities of field crew personnel; assigns work duties; monitors the progress and quality of work performed; prepares and maintains crew work schedules. Performs data entry; updates and maintains departmental records and databases; inputs work order and field data information; captures data from monitors and inspections. Miscellaneous: Interacts and communicates with the public when conducting field work. Operates and maintains crew vehicles and equipment; conducts vehicle inspections. Attends and participates in meetings and training courses. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making Trains and supervises the work activities of assigned personnel. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Water/wastewater maintenance experience is preferred. Class "D" Water or Class I Wastewater Collection certification is required within two (2) years of employment. Class II Wastewater Collection and Class C Water Distribution certifications are required within four (4) years of employment or one and one-half (1½) years after internal promotion. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Required to perform after hours standby duties. Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend municipal policies, equipment instruction/ training manuals, and maps. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, contractors, vendors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and handling frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crawling rarely. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, open trenches, confined spaces, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Utilizes confined space equipment or other personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, on call FLSA Status Non-Exempt
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Dec 05, 2017
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED SALARY RANGE: $17.36 - $40.41 (DOQ) JOB SUMMARY: The City of San Marcos is seeking candidates to fill a Line Person position in the Public Services Electric Utilities Department. Four levels are currently posted including Line Person Helper, Apprentice I & II, and Line Person. The position will be filled based on applicant qualifications and the needs of the city. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions: Line Person Helper: Performs routine work involving the installation and maintenance of the City's electric utility system; provides assistance to line personnel; trims trees; maintains rights-of-way; operates various types of work equipment and tools; assists in responding to electrical emergencies; and performs other related duties. Apprentice I and II: Participates in installing, repairing, and maintaing the City's electric utility system; trims trees; maintains rights-of-way; responds to and assists in resolving electrical outages; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. Line Person: Installs, repairs, and maintains line equipment on behalf of the San Marcos Electric Utility Department; connects commercial and residential electrical services; maintains and/or installs electric meters and street lights; performs tree trimming; repairs and maintains rights-of-way; responds to power outages and/or other emergencies; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. Decision Making: This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Requirements: All positions require: High School Diploma or equivalent Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record Must be able to respond to night and weekend on-call duty with a response time of 60 minutes to city limits Subject to on-call Regular attendance is required to perform the essential functions of this job Experience/Credentials: Line Person Helper: Minimum of 1 year related construction experience Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License required within six (6) months of employment Apprentice I: Minimum of 1 year of experience working as a Line Person Helper Passing all required testing or proven skill set may be accepted Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License Apprentice II: Minimum of 1 year experience working as an Apprentice I Passing all required testing or proven skill set may be accepted Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License Line Person: Minimum of 2 years experience working as an Apprentice II Passing all required testing, Line Person Certification or proven job skill set may be accepted Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies: Must be able to read/comprehend electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, maps and job order documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, electrical contractors, utility customers, and the general public. Physical Demands: Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, climbing, balancing, vision and hearing frequently, sitting, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, and high voltage electrical currents, working at heights, hazardous chemicals/materials, infectious diseases, wild life, and stray/vicious animals.
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for assisting the Chief Building Official and performing plans examination and inspection of construction projects for compliance with adopted building codes including: electrical, plumbing, fire and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Coordinates and completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, international building codes and fire code regulations. Reviews various records and documentation relating to plan review, e.g., construction plans and specifications, drawings, schematics, diagrams, and standard codes. Assists and advises the general public (architects, contractors, developers, engineers, homeowners, etc.) and other City departments in matters relating to building construction and code requirements. Works collaboratively to provide technical assistance to other department and division staff regarding code interpretation, permitting functions, inspection requirements, and construction specifications. Receives, responds and provides resolution to inquiries and concerns from contractors, the general public, the business community, and other departments regarding department and division related issues. Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. Coordinates work and projects with other departments and outside agencies where applicable, e.g., permit processing staff, construction inspectors, and contractors. Maintains current knowledge of issues, trends and developments in regulatory standards and building code requirements governing the construction industry. 2. Conducts inspection and documentation of Residential and Commercial Construction Projects: Conducts structural field inspections of plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Specializes in advanced and complex construction inspection. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 3. Assists the Building Official with implementing City and departmental policies and procedures, coordinating training and adopting amendments of construction codes. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by the Chief Building Official. 5. Miscellaneous: Serves as inspection staff liaison for Construction Board of Appeals. May serve as Acting Building Official in Chief Building Official's absence. Assists in assembling & coordinating information for evaluation by the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) and other rating agencies. Performs related duties as directed by the Chief Building Official. May be called out for emergency inspections. May be required to testify in court regarding violations. DECISION MAKING Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Five years directly related experience in building inspection or seven years of experience in general construction or building trades including reading construction plans. Texas State Plumbing Inspector License required. International Code Council (ICC) certification as Plans examiner or Combination Inspector (must hold either license or obtain either within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment). Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master Electrician and/or Master Plumber is preferred. Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer screen, permits, signs, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs electrical calculations, determines square footage, height in area, setbacks, sizing of pipe, determine occupancy requirements and load as required for plan review. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violation; interpret code and apply to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers, as well as governing and appointed officials. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls frequently. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types of weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding.