Senior Maintenance & Operations Specialist/Sewer - Dept. of Public Works

City of Tukwila - Tukwila, WA (30+ days ago)4.4

The Senior Maintenance and Operations Specialist performs highly specialized, journey level activities in the Sewer Division and serves as a lead on projects. Class A Commercial Drivers License with Tanker Endorsement required.
This position is represented by the Teamsters Local Union #763.

A cover letter and resume must be attached to your on-line application to be considered complete. Please note that you cannot attach these items to your application after it has been submitted.

Hiring Salary Range: $5264 - $5801 per month, plus excellent benefits.
NOTE: Hiring above the salary mid-range requires Mayor's Office approval.

Our Mission: To provide superior services that support a safe, inviting, healthy environment for our residents, businesses and guests.
All potential team members are evaluated on the following values:
Caring –We support the diverse community we serve with compassion, empathy and kindness.
Professional – We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards and act with integrity and transparency. We are respectful and courteous with all.
Responsive – We are timely and effective in the delivery of great customer service. We continually strive to find innovative ways to improve.

Performs maintenance, safety inspections, and testing of facilities, equipment, and systems requiring specialized knowledge in order to determine normal operating parameters.

Follows specialized troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to determine malfunction cause and repair needs of systems and equipment, to include determining whether to repair, replace, or upgrade components and systems.

Evaluates performance of assigned field, to include compiling information and analyzing the effectiveness of service delivery; develops and maintains a variety of reports, records, and notes; may assist with review of plans and specifications for construction projects and attends pre-construction meetings when applicable.

Operates, maintains, and repairs specialized equipment and instruments.

Responds to inquiries, complaints, and service requests for assigned field.

Directs and controls traffic, to include placing traffic cones and signs; flagging traffic; and closing lanes and streets.

Coordinates the availability of materials and equipment for service and maintenance requirements.

Maintains reasonable, predictable, and regular attendance during the standard work week.

Inventories supplies and makes minor purchases as needed.

Serves as a lead worker to skilled staff or on projects, to include planning, scheduling, and assigning work projects.

Performs duties as Acting Maintenance and Operations Foreman as required.

Sewer position duties include operation, maintenance, and repair of pumps, piping systems, and level control systems associated with sewer infrastructure; inspecting a variety of public and private sewer infrastructure to ensure compliance with maintenance schedules and codes; and responding to emergency repair calls and ensuring efficient restoration of system operation.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Terminology, methods, materials, practices, and techniques in area of assignment;
Maintenance and repair methods and techniques in area of assignment;
Occupational hazards present, and safety precautions applicable to area of assignment;
Tools and equipment used in area of assignment;
Confined Space safety regulations;
Laws and regulations applicable to assigned area; and
Troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures related to systems maintained.

SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
Performing skilled and highly specialized maintenance and inspection activities related to area of assignment;
Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing equipment;
Using electronic instruments and hand and power tools;
Applying customer service techniques;
Establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public;
Communication, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction;
Working independently at times with little supervision, exercising initiative and sound judgment;
Using computers and related software applications; and
Preparing and maintaining accurate records


High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and three years of specialized maintenance or operations experience in area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Valid Driver's License with Class A Commercial Driver License with Tanker endorsement;
Flagging Card; and
First Aid and CPR certification;

Surface Water and Sewer Positions:
Waste Water Certificate II within 6 months of hire.
Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead within 6 months of hire.

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, mobility, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.