Water Utilities Concrete Restoration Technician I, II, III, & IV

  • City of McKinney, TX
  • McKinney, Texas
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering Utilities Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Salary: $41,600.00 - $71,844.00 Annually USD

Job Description



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Working for the City of McKinney is more than a job. It is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It is also an opportunity to have a hand in the development of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In 2014, our community was named “The #1 Best Place to Live in America.” Although proud of that honor, everyone on our team is committed to making McKinney an even better place to live, work and raise a family. That’s why we exist.


City of McKinney employees work hard and at a very fast pace. However, we also look after and support one another. All of us are guided by four employee-inspired values - Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (RISE). We are also supported by servant-based leaders who foster and support a healthy, family-oriented culture. All new employees are expected to embrace and live by our core values and commit to helping us sustain our exceptional work environment as a high performance organization (HPO).


Under general supervision, performs technical tasks in the operation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution and wastewater collection system. Employees in this job series perform technical, manual work. Water Utilities Concrete Restoration Technicians are responsible for repairing water utility cuts and operate and maintain moderate to complex equipment. They perform related work as required.

Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


When assigned to Water Utilities Concrete Restoration Technician I:
  • Conducts basic supervised water maintenance including the installation of meter cans, meter leak/repairs, repairing water service lines, cleanouts, manholes and valve stacks.
  • Uses and identifies hand tools.
  • Performs basic service and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Cleans and repairs work site upon completion of construction or projects.
  • Identifies basic common water parts.
  • Assists with setting up forms and rebar for street cut repairs.
  • Works efficiently with iPads while entering work orders within CityWorks.

In a ddition to Level I responsibilities above, w hen assigned to Water Utilities Concrete Restoration Technician II:
  • With limited supervision, conducts basic water maintenance, which includes repairing manholes, meter cans, cleanouts and water service lines.
  • Operates light equipment, such as tampers, a street saw, and a jack hammer.
  • Loads and unloads equipment, such as backhoes, skid steers, street saws, mini excavators, and soil compactors.
  • Changes out saw blades and determines depth of saw cutting along with spacing of rebar and saw joints for expansion joints.
  • Sets forms to grade for concrete pours.
  • Finishes concrete and builds curbs.
  • Operates vac trailer and/or dump trucks.
  • Connects and disconnects trailers and properly secures loads for transport to and from jobsite.

In addition to Level I & II responsibilities above, w hen assigned to Water Utilities Concrete Restoration Technician III:
  • Uses GIS mapping to identify valves, hydrants, manholes, water mains, sewer mains, and water meters.
  • With no supervision, conducts water maintenance, which includes repairing of manholes, cleanouts, meter cans, water service lines and changes out broken angle stops.
  • Operates heavy equipment with limited supervision, such as a street saw, backhoe, and a hydro excavator.
  • Removes concrete from work area and loads into dump truck.
  • Assists in training and leading others with work activities.
  • Demonstrates full proficiency while operating and maintaining concrete trucks.
  • Creates and closes work orders in CityWorks.

In addition to Levels I, II, & III responsibilities above, w hen assigned to Water Utilities Concrete Restoration Technician IV:
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of all equipment.
  • Diagnoses problems within distribution system and identifies responsibility and relates appropriate work order in CityWorks.
  • Manages jobsite in the absence of crew leader.
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of GIS mapping; interprets as-built drawings.
  • Creates and installs work zone traffic control in accordance with city standards.
  • Operates heavy equipment with no supervision, such as backhoe, mini excavator and hydro excavator.
  • Maintains/Acquires knowledge of concrete mix designs.
  • Inventories materials and orders materials to complete work, such as rebar, lumber, wire, base rock, stakes, and ADA boards.
  • Works with fleet to place trucks/equipment for repair and fills out proper paperwork.

  • Ability to embrace and embody the city’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.).

  • Demonstrates City's core values of respect, integrity, service, and excellence, with the ability to implement the City's vision in delivery of services.
  • Shows leadership in daily activities and through actions, setting an example for others to follow.
  • Ability to embrace and embody the city’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates, and people to whom service is provided.
  • Ability to produce desired work outcomes, including quality, quantity, and timeliness.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, time, and resources, and, if applicable, that of subordinates.
  • Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data and/or information. This includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to establish standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
  • Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations.
  • Ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
  • Ability to utilize a wide variety of descriptive data and information, such as water and sewer maps, equipment operator manuals, and line locates.
  • Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to utilize principles of fractions; ability to interpret graphs.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form, which involves semi-routine, standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.
  • Ability to exercise the judgment required in situations characterized by repetitive or short cycle operations covered by set procedures or sequences.
  • Ability to perform coordinated movements, which involve placing and turning motions, such as operating a TV camera for sewer lines, backhoe, flusher and dump truck and trailer, front-end loader, air compressor, gas and electrical pumps, and various hand tools.
  • Ability to work in a team environment while contributing as a team member and treating co-workers, subordinates, and customers with respect; Ability to build professional relationships with internal staff and customers.
  • Ability to offer flexibility and adaptability, especially during times of change.
  • Skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing.

Required Qualifications


A High school diploma or GED. Also, must have a valid, Texas Class C driver's license, as well as, be able to obtain a Texas Class A CDL within 12 months from the date of hire.

  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Must have Class C Texas Driver's License.

Physical Demands/Supplemental


Tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds). Some tasks require visual and odor perception and discrimination.


There is limited exposure to environmental conditions. Tasks may require exposure to strong odors and/or smoke, traffic hazards, extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The City of McKinney is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to an alcohol / drug free workplace and to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

The City offers a full complement of benefits:

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Legal Services, Flexible Spending Medical and Child Care, Employee Assistance Program, Supplemental Insurance; Paid Vacation and Sick Leave, Ten Paid Holidays. Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) mandatory 7% employee contribution with City match of 2:1; 457 Deferred Compensation Plans; Tuition Reimbursement

For more detailed information, please see the City of McKinney'ssummary of benefits by clicking on the link below:


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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