Positions

Pay Range 7 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$25,060.16$37,590.25
Monthly$2,088.35$3,132.52
Bi-Weekly$963.85$1,445.78
Hourly (40 hrs.)$12.0482$18.0722
Hourly (42 hrs.)$11.4744$17.2117
Hourly (56 hrs.)$8.6058$12.9087

Water Resource Technician I - Water Reclamation

Range: $25,060.16 - $37,590.25 (7)
Position Number: 3217A

JOB TITLE:  WATER RESOURCE TECHNICIAN 
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical duties in the maintenance, modification, overhaul, repair, and installation of parts and equipment. 
MAJOR DUTIES:
Performs preventive maintenance procedures on plant and lift station equipment.
Assists in rebuilding and installing pumps, motors, seals, bearings, and shafts; changes oil and adds grease.
Repairs and installs water lines.
Repairs small engines, lawn and garden equipment, and portable generators.
Mows grass, weed eats, and maintains lawn at Water Reclamation Plant and related facilities.
Paints lift stations.
Pumps out pond and cleans spills.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of wastewater treatment equipment.
Skill in the operation of lawn maintenance equipment.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in painting.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Operations and Maintenance Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include federal, state and local regulations, plant standard operating procedures, and supervisory instructions.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical duties in the maintenance and repair of water reclamation equipment and grounds.  Inclement weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to assist in the maintenance of wastewater treatment plant equipment and grounds.  Successful performance ensures the effective and efficient operation of wastewater treatment facilities.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects, climbs ladders, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed at wastewater treatment plant facilities.  The employee is exposed to noise, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious disease and irritating chemicals.  The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather and requires the use of protective devices.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.
No experience requirements.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.