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CITY OF GREAT FALLS Utility Maintenance Worker I - Laborer in GREAT FALLS, Montana

Utility Maintenance Worker I - LaborerResponsibility for performing unskilled to semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair and construction of the municipal water distribution, sanitary sewer and storm drain systems. Work is performed under the general direction of the Utility Foreman.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF WORK:Assists in Maintaining and repairing the water, sanitary sewer and storm drain systems to achieve efficient operations; may respond to emergency calls for service as required.Assists in inspecting and cleaning sewer lines to ensure proper flow.Assists in repairing, replacing and installing fire hydrants and valves for proper performance and efficiency.Assists in turn-ons and shut offs of water service and mains in order to perform repairs and maintenance.Operates video equipment used to inspect existing and new sanitary sewer and storm drain lines for proper flow and condition rating.CORE COMPETENCIES:Teamwork, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Even Temperament, Safety Minded. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:High School diploma or equivalent.One year of experience in water and sewer system repair and maintenance desirable.NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONSPossession of a valid Montana commercial drivers license with air brake endorsement or abilityto obtain one within six months of hiring.REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:Basic knowledge of water and sewer distribution systems and appropriate repair and maintenance methods.Basic knowledge of the city codes regarding water and sewer services.Ability to respond to emergency calls and to quickly determine necessary actions to address the specific situation.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors and the general public.**This position does not supervise staff.WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to rain, snow, cold, heat, noise, confining workspace,moving traffic and mechanical hazards.PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit,bend, crawl, kneel, twist, reach, grasp, push, pull, ride and perform similar body movements.Must have the ability to perform heavy physical work and to lift and carry up to 100 pounds at atime; the possession of hand/eye coordination sufficient to operate hand and power tools,various maintenance and repair equipment, and a motor vehicle; the ability to talk and hear inperson or by telephone and two-way radio; and the ability to see and read instructions and reports.EXPECTED HOURS OF WORKThe work schedule is a 40-hour work week, Sunday through Saturday. Work is typically performed Monday through Friday. This position is a non-exempt and eligible for overtime. Mustbe available for call out work.TRAVELTravel is primarily local during the business day. Occasional travel may be required to attend off-site training and educational opportunities.APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greatfallsmtPO Box 5021Great Falls, MT 59403406-455-8466406-455-8545

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