Utility Maintenance Worker
PAY RANGE: $19.75 to $26.49
Do you like being active and working outside? Are you a skilled maintenance worker in construction or are you interested in on the job training in a skilled trade? The City of Olathe is currently recruiting for all levels of Utility Maintenance Workers.
As a Utility Maintenance Worker, you would perform work in the construction, operation, maintenance, and repair of the city's water distribution and wastewater collection system.Career progression opportunities for full-time Maintenance Workers are I, II, and III, salary range will depend on your experience.
This position requires a Class A CDL with air brake and tanker endorsement. Don't have one? We'll provide you with the opportunity to earn your CDL by participating in the City of Olathe's CDL training program. It's up to you to pass the testing. We'll set you up for success with our in-house training program.
What does a Utility Maintenance Worker Earn? Positions start between $19.24 and $25.79 per hour depending on experience.
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday
Will participate in on-call rotation
Must successfully pass pre-employment screenings which include:
- Criminal Background Check
- Review of Driving Record
- Drug Screen
- Agility Screening
Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions, with the physical ability for prolonged lifting, walking, bending, stooping, and kneeling.
Our employees are our greatest asset, our staff is dedicated and family-oriented . The City offers competitive pay and time off as well as an exceptional benefits package. Additional perks include an employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, workout facility, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement and an Employee Wellbeing program. Come join us!
Please include your work history or attach a resume in PDF or .doc format.
Job will be posted until filled.
For more details, review the full job details and requirements below.
- Perform work in preventive and breakdown maintenance on pumps, mixers, motors, valves, meters, water and wastewater lines, instrumentation, and other related devices of assigned facilities.
- Maintain safety and proper operation according to City regulation in all jobs performed.
- Maintain traffic control of work sites by directing and guiding traffic and the placement of signs and devices to ensure a safe job site environment.
- Operate a variety of equipment including trucks, snowplows, salt spreader, hand tools, power tools, lawn equipment, electronic test meters, pumps, and various other vehicles and equipment.
- Monitor, review, and inspect all utility lines with the proper equipment; maintain inspection equipment as required.
- Participate in housekeeping duties, grounds and building maintenance; perform troubleshooting, repair and replacement duties for electrical and mechanical breakdowns.
- Perform on-call duties and overtime as required.
Experience & Qualification Guidelines: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
Experience: No experience is required.
Education: High School diploma/GEDand the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
License or Certificate: Requires a valid Class BCommercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake endorsement within six months of employment and musthave a favorable driving record.