Pay Range: $19.08 - $23.85/hr.
Job Posting Closing on: Friday, December 3, 2021
The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.
A Utility Line Technician – Water job is available in The City of Fort Worth Water Department’s - Field Operations Division. The City of Fort Worth offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes life, health, and various additional coverage options, as well as a pension program for our career employees.
Utility Line Technician – Water job responsibilities include:
- Provide technical preventative maintenance to water and sewer lines
- Troubleshoot problems and complaints
- Provide customer service to residents, contractors, engineers, and development personnel
- Perform line locations and use a variety of testing and monitoring techniques to determine the cause of water problems
- Complete a variety of City-specific forms, surveys, and reports
- Provide support to contractors, citizens, and other City divisions and departments by telephone, email, and face to face meetings
- High School Diploma or GED
- 2 (Two) years of experience in water or sewer utilities
- Possess a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record
- Able to obtain a TCEQ Class D license within twelve months of hire. In order to obtain this license, you must be able to pass a written test and criminal background check.
- Ability to read and understand plans and maps (i.e. Water, Sewer, GIS, Building, etc).
- Must be able to pass a physical and drug screen testing
- At least one year of previous supervisory experience.
- Knowledge of work order management software.
- Previous experience with water quality, utility location, and water pressure, repair or construction
- Previous experience working with a large water utility.
- Possess a TCEQ Class C Water licenses or higher
- Possess a Class A CDL
Heavy Work – Depending on assignment, positions in this class are typically exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects. Positions in this class typically require touching, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, repetitive motions, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling and lifting; depending on assignment. Incumbents may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, gases, vibrations, chemicals, oils and workspace restrictions. Must be able to work in outdoor in all extreme weather conditions.
Conditions of Employment
Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.