CITY OF MIDDLETON invites applications for the position of:  Utility Maintenance Worker

Salary:  $24.16 – &27.97 Hourly or $50,261 – $58,179.42 Annually

The Utility Maintenance Worker, under general supervision of the Utility Foreman, is responsible to perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the general construction, maintenance, and operation of the City’s water and sewer system. This critical role is a front-line operational employee who executes tasks and assignments both solely and as part of team. The Utility Maintenance Worker’s job ensures the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of the water and sewer systems for the citizens and businesses in the City of Middleton.

Pay Basis: Salary with Overtime/Compensatory Time

Schedule: Fulltime/40 hours per week Non-Represented

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Essential Functions

Install water service lines, meters, valves, tees, and fire hydrants involving making various taps on the main lines, laying new lines, replacing and repairing sections of old pipe, and other related tasks
Perform light mechanical work on equipment and small engines.
Repair and test water meters.
Read water meters on a quarterly basis to determine consumption.
Operate water pumping and treatment facilities, including tasks such as taking meter readings, adjusting chemical dosages, adjusting valves and settings, operation of equipment and machinery involved in the well pump and treatment plant operation.
Completes daily records and data sheets.
Assist in the maintenance and repair work at the sewage lift stations and on sewer lines.

Marginal Functions

Performs other related job duties as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge

Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment commonly used in water and sewer utility maintenance work.
Knowledge of the rules of safe operation of equipment and the precautions to be taken in order to avoid accidents.

Skills

Work well with other employees
Respond to, work in the vicinity of the general public.

Abilities

Ability to maintain excellent work attendance and timeliness
Operate equipment of the Utility section including trucks, loader, tapping equipment, etc. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle
Ability to work in confined spaces

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Education

High School diploma or an equivalent.

Training and Certification
Possession of or ability to obtain a first level Waterworks Operator Certificate from the State of Wisconsin within one year of completion of probationary period.
Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain a Wisconsin “Class A” Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire date.

Experience

Two years experience in water and sewer maintenance or construction work is required.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:                 Position #2020-17 http://www.ci.middleton.wi.us/ UTILITY MAINTENANCE WORKER

7426 Hubbard Avenue

Middleton, WI 53562 (608) 821-8348 bwolhaupter@cityofmiddleton.us