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Maintenance Worker II - Wastewater (1st Shift)

Company: City of Mesquite, TX
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


To perform a wide variety of general maintenance activities and functions including installing, maintaining and repairing concrete, asphalt, drainage, water pipes and sewer pipes; and to provide support to the public and assigned City departments and divisions.

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  • General supervision is provided by a Crew Chief and/or Utilities Supervisor.


  • All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct & Rules of Behavior outlined in chapter 8 of the General Government Policies and Procedures Manual. Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in city and department attendance policies and procedures.
  • Operate a variety of equipment including trucks, air compressors, rollers, mud-jack, tar pots, concrete mixers, concrete saw, circular and quickie saws, jackhammers, electric drills, water pumps,and other similar equipment and machinery in repairing and installing concrete, asphalt and drainage structures, water and wastewater pipes and appurtenances in various weather conditions.
  • Utilize a variety of hand and power tools; assist in routine maintenance of such equipment; assist with collection and cleaning of tools and materials after utilization.
  • Provide support to assist division staff in the completion of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Inspect and restore equipment fluid levels including oil, fuel, water and transmission fluid; lubricate equipment as needed; report the need for repairs.
  • Assist with excavation projects by using manual labor not limited to shoveling by hand, and using probing rods to locate leaks and utility lines.
  • Complete daily work log and work orders as required by appropriate division staff member.
  • Adhere to safety regulations including wearing appropriate clothing, erecting proper barricades and signage and using proper equipment and materials as assigned.
  • Locate, install, maintain and repair a variety of water and drainage piping for water distribution including fire hydrants, pipes, valves and service connections; repair waterline breaks; drain water from project site as necessary.
  • Inspect and control infiltration problems related to the sewer system; perform preventative maintenance and repair of sewer mains; repair sanitary sewer manholes as needed.
  • Setup or assist with setting up traffic safety zones as assigned.
  • When assigned to traffic, assist in maintaining street lights for highways, assist in installation of signs and markings and other traffic operation related duties.



  • Requires a High School Diploma/GED


  • Requires six (6) months experience ingeneral labor

operating motorized equipment or hand tools similar to that used in water distribution and/or wastewater collection.


  • Must possess a validdriver's license.
  • Possession of a valid Class A Texas driver's license or obtain a Class A Commercial license within 90 days of employment. Failure to obtain Class A driver's license within 90 days of employment will result in non-disciplinary termination.
  • Obtain Class "II" Wastewater certification from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality within one year following successful completion of probationary period, if hired after January 1, 2003.


  • Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Rotating on-call and some overtime


Keywords: City of Mesquite, TX, Mesquite , Maintenance Worker II - Wastewater (1st Shift), Other , Mesquite, Texas

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