Salary: $27.29 - $42.28 Hourly USD
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Clark County Water Reclamation District is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of WRD WW Collection Systems Technician II. This position will perform sanitary sewer collection system maintenance and repairs, which may include operating a combination jet/vacuum/vactor truck, CCTV equipment, heavy equipment, working with pumps, low voltage electricity, mechanical equipment; respond to sanitary sewer emergencies, including after-hours as needed; perform basic Vehicle & Equipment maintenance and troubleshoot issues; use various software to document activities, record time, research and look up assets. This position will p erform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation, maintenance, repair, and related service activities for the wastewater collection systems at the Water Reclamation District (WRD).
This recruitment may be used to fill vacancies in various areas of Collection System Maintenance Service Area.
This is the higher level technician class in the Collection Systems series. The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation, maintenance, repair, cleaning, construction, inspection and related service activities for the wastewater collection systems.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
The WRD Wastewater Collection Systems Technician II normally reports to the WRD Wastewater Collection Systems Supervisor, but may also receive direction from the WRD Wastewater Collection Systems Operator or Specialist. These incumbents do not normally supervise staff but may serve in a lead position, or provide training to subordinate personnel as assigned.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.
Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent AND two (2) years of full-time, skilled experience in wastewater collection systems operation, maintenance and repair including operating and maintaining heavy equipment.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work out of doors in all weather conditions.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment. Specific positions may require either a Class A or Class B Nevada Driver's License with a tanker endorsement. Must possess a valid Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Collection System Operator Grade II Certificate, or candidate must possess a valid Collection System Operator Grade II Certificate, or equivalent, within another state. If a non-NWEA certification is held the candidate, within one year of hire, must obtain, either through reciprocity or test, a NWEA Collection System Operator Grade II Certificate.
Some positions may require a crane operator's certification through the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operator's (NCCCO) within twenty-four (24) months from the date of hire.
Some positions may require confined space entry certification.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists in performing collection systems construction and maintenance tasks; cleans, maintains and repairs plugged drains, channels, and catch basins; assists in locating, repairing, and maintaining sewer line breaks and/or leaks; assists in the repair and installation of meters, valves, and pumps; cleans sewer mains and laterals; assists in locating, laying, joining, repairing, and caulking pipe; operates cement mixers, air compressors, acetylene cutting equipment, gunite machines, pipe tapping machines, light trucks, pneumatic hammers, and similar equipment of comparable operational difficulty; performs rough cement masonry work; rakes, rolls, and irons hot asphalt materials; collects samples of sewage and makes simple field tests; assists with the operation of closed circuit television (CCTV) equipment; tests for odors and monitors flows; drives varied trucks including dump trucks, CCTV trucks, and water trucks to move materials and equipment; operates a wide variety of heavy equipment including rollers, asphalt cutting saws, compaction equipment, backhoes, tractors, trailers, and loaders; replaces rotary broom bristles; assists in performing flow monitoring, sampling tasks and odor control activities related to wastewater facilities and collection systems including outlying areas; performs an operational and safety check of the equipment before use; checks fuel and fluid levels, air pressures, hydraulic systems and lubrication points; performs lubrication of essential parts; performs minor adjustments and preventive maintenance and reports the need for major maintenance repair; hauls and loads debris; independently performs weed, litter, and debris clean-up and removal; operates spray equipment for weed and pest infestation; serves as a member of a crew and performs heavy physical labor as required; assists skilled trades workers or repair technicians by performing the less skilled tasks in carpentry, roofing, painting, plumbing, electrical, plastering, welding, cement finishing, masonry, and tree trimming; makes minor repairs to buildings, benches, bleachers, tools, and equipment; checks job sites for potential hazards; ensures that appropriate traffic control and warning devices are properly placed and safety equipment is worn; maintains and services a variety of test equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and hardware; ensures that proper safety precautions are followed; may lead the work of subordinate personnel; contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team; drives District vehicles, including forklifts and other equipment, depending upon assignment to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required; prepares routine reports; provides basic information to the public.
Mobility to work in a typical field construction and maintenance setting, including operating typical trade and construction equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Las Vegas, Nevada