Line Repair Construction Crew Member I

  • 111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description

Are you seeking an employer to support your professional growth? Then you should join the team at Johnson County Wastewater. The Line Repair Construction Crew Memberposition falls within a career progression program giving employees the opportunity for advancement.Additional opportunities exist for you to learn additional skills and development in your career at Johnson County Wastewater. Are awesome benefits and competitive wages also important to you? Johnson County has you covered! Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, retirement, and flex spending, as well as access to many discounts and services.This job will remain open until filled. The job duties of the Line Repair ConstructionTraineeand Crew Member I may include the following:
  • Under general supervision, completes a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled, and skilled tasks in the repair and construction of the wastewater collection system; operates equipment and completes tasks during the excavation of sanitary sewer lines, force mains, and manholes; uses general construction and equipment knowledge to make independent decisions regarding methods, materials, and equipment needed in the completion of assigned line repair and construction tasks; completes work site restoration tasks such as installation of a variety of erosion control and landscape materials as well as pavement repair; sets up traffic controls and completes traffic control tasks such as flagging.
  • Operates a variety of vehicles, light, medium, and heavy duty equipment, and tools, including backhoe, skid-steer, dump trucks, operates and installs trenching devices such as trench boxes, jacks, and ladders; follows established safety protocols for completion of safety sensitive work, such as wearing required personal protective equipment and following guidelines and directions for confined space entries, shoring, and excavation; responds to emergency and afterhours calls for service to assist with routine and non-routine emergency requests.
  • Completes routine preventative maintenance as well as preventative maintenance of a more complex nature; responds to customer service inquiries and escalates more complex questions or concerns to a crew leader or supervisor.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent; one year of experience in the operation of heavy equipment; one year of experience in general construction; a Class A CDL with air brake endorsement; and an acceptable driving record are required.

One year of experience in water or wastewater system construction or repair is preferred.

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:

Excessive standing and/or walking
Exposure to extreme temperatures.
Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals.
Exposure to heights.
Exposure to loud noises.
Lifting and carrying: 80 lbs.
Exposure to raw sewage.
On call/stand-by work required.
Safety sensitive job.
Weather essential job. Department and county essential.
All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation.
Uniform required.
Exposure to confined spaces.
Push/pull 75 lbs.
Climbing, bending, crouching, kneeling, balancing
This position will require the use of personal protective and other safety related tools or protocols in accordance with job functions which may include safety glasses, safety boots, gloves, and other items.

Driving Status

Primary (25% or more)


Engineering, Transportation, and Infrastructure

Job Address

111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas 66061 United States View Map