Plant Maintenance Operator - CDL ($5,000 Hiring Incentive)

  • 300 Austin Ave, Waco, Texas
  • Mar 18, 2023
Full Time Building Maintenance

Job Description


Minimum Starting Rate: $19.00 per hour without CDL / $22.83 with current Class A CDL plus a $5,000 Hiring Incentive for new employees with a valid CDL and Tanker Endorsement at time of hire.
2 Positions Available within Water
Under basic supervision, maintains and repairs mechanical equipment and components in the Water/Wastewater (W/WW) treatment facilities of the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD).

Primary Duties

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Maintains and repairs mechanical equipment and components and performs preventive maintenance as directed; maintains and adjusts equipment to meet job specifications and technical codes; checks equipment to verify proper operating conditions and identify maintenance needs; maintains records of services performed.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
  • May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
  • Performs other assigned or related duties as required.
  • Driving is essential.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Two years of mechanical and electrical repair, maintenance, and installation experience.
  • A valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver's License with Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of hire.
  • Class C Water and/or Class II Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) within 2.5 years.
  • According to the needs of the City, additional training and certifications may be required.

  • Monday - Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm
  • On call rotation for emergency and after hours response

Physical Demands

Heavy Work:
  • Exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must be capable of performing confined space entry.

EEO Statement
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

300 Austin Ave, Waco, Texas 76701 United States View Map