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MWII - Wastewater TreatmentCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #07-13 FLSA Non-Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Maintenance Worker II – Wastewater Treatment Department: Public Works Division: Wastewater Supervisor: Assistant Superintendent – Wastewater / Wastewater Superintendent Job Summary Under general direction, assists with performs general maintenance and repairs of plant processing equipment and lift stations. Performs specialized construction, modifications and installation of equipment and structures. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Assists in maintenance on sewer systems including excavation and rebuilding or replacing sewer pipes. Assists with repairs or rebuilds of pumps, valves and all fluid handling components and reduction pressure zone or backflow preventer. Assists on installations and repairs of plumbing systems including gravity and pressure lines, chemical, gas, drain piping and sewer taps. Assists in cleaning and repairing boilers. Operates a variety of heavy equipment including trash pumps, backhoes, tractors, dump trucks, jet vacuum truck and others. Performs routine checks of pumps and filters at lift stations; records hour usage and maintains other records; collects samples and submits to lab for analysis. Collects and disposes of grit, bar screenings and lift station trash basket contents. Performs on-call duties; responds to emergencies of equipment failure at Wastewater treatment plant, lift stations and collection system. Participates in safety committee and identification of workplace hazards. Enters paperwork and logs information into computer. Meets with utility employees, contractors and the general public regarding sewer complaints and locations. Assists with video camera truck to inspect sanitary sewers and storm sewers for inflow and infiltration, structural defects and blockages. Job Class #07-13 Wastewater Page 2 Updated 08/08/2022 Cross trains in plant maintenance and sewer collection system assignments. Assists Electronics Technician, Treatment Plant Operators and Maintenance Operators on assigned tasks. Performs building and grounds maintenance. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands and work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and are encountered while performing those essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, climb, balance, taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold and vibration and confined space. The employee may be exposed to communicable diseases. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification High school diploma or equivalent required. One year of experience in equipment repair and maintenance or in a related field required. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid Iowa commercial driver’s license instruction permit required within 90 days of hire. Valid Iowa Class A commercial driver’s license with air brake and tank endorsements required within 6 months of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements including screening through the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Confined space entry training preferred. Forklift certification preferred. Flagging training preferred. Competent person training in shoring and trenching preferred. Iowa DNR Grade I Wastewater Treatment Operator certificate or higher preferred. Job Class #07-13 Wastewater Page 3 Updated 08/08/2022 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of wastewater treatment procedures. Skills in the operation of a dump truck, jib boom and the use of hand and power tools. Skills in computer operations. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical manuals. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and compute volumes, pipe sizes and diameters, and lengths. Ability to prepare written instructions and work records. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.