Positions

Pay Range 11 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$30,533.38$45,767.77
Monthly$2,544.45$3,813.98
Bi-Weekly$1,174.36$1,760.30
Hourly (40 hrs.)$14.6795$22.0037
Hourly (42 hrs.)$13.9805$20.9559
Hourly (56 hrs.)$10.4854$15.7170

Water Resource Technician III

Range: $30,533.38 - $45,767.77 (11)
Position Number: 3237

JOB TITLE:  WATER RESOURCES TECHNICIAN III – DISTRIBUTION & COLLECTIONS
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical duties in support of the water distribution and collection system. An incumbent in this position may be designated as a Water Resources Technician I, II, or III.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Installs, repairs, and replaces water and sewer mains, water and sewer taps, and
manholes.
Sets water meters; pulls old or broken meters; repairs or replaces meters; ensures that water meters are installed, calibrated, and tested correctly; ensures that meters operate properly.
Raises large meters above ground to regulate confined space issues.
Records testing information, radio-read information, and general meter information.
Performs electronic and physical readings of large water meters.
Reads maps and drawings to located sewer lines.
Constructs catch basins for storm water; performs storm sewer maintenance on all catchbasins by removing leaves and trash.
Performs infiltration stoppage techniques to prevent excess water from entering manholes and treatment plant.
Sprays manhole walls; cleans, grouts, and seals manhole joints; seals manhole walls; raises manhole frame and covers to grade.
Flushes or uses hand rod to clear sewer stoppages.
Repairs and replaces fire hydrants.
Performs simple maintenance and repair of equipment and vehicles.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of the operation of specialized equipment used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the distribution and collection system.
Knowledge of the installation, maintenance and repair of water distribution and collection infrastructure.
Knowledge of portable meter testing equipment.
Knowledge of all applicable city codes and ordinances.
Skill in the operation of specialized equipment used in the installation and repair of a water distribution and collection system.
Skill in the installation and repair of water meters.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Crew Supervisor assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city policies and procedures, relevant, state, federal, and local regulations, 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 installation, maintenance, and repair of the water distribution and collection system.  Confined spaces and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform technical duties in the installation, repair, and maintenance of the water collection and distribution system.   Successful performance ensures the efficient, safe, and cost effective operation of the system.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, 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, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed at work sites.  The employee is exposed to much dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
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.

JOB TITLE:  WATER RESOURCES TECHNICIAN III- WATER RECLAMATION
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical duties in the maintenance, modification, overhaul, repair, and installation of parts and equipment.
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.
Assists in the installation of control systems; identifies electrical problems in various types of equipment.
Install flow monitors and air supply systems.
Repairs and installs water lines.
Repairs small engines, lawn and garden equipment, and portable generators.
Assists in the installation and maintenance of chemical feeding systems.
Maintains inventory, maintenance, and repair records.
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 planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic 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 installation, maintenance, and repair of water reclamation equipment.  The difficulty in locating necessary parts contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment plant equipment.  Successful performance ensures the effective and efficient operation of wastewater treatment facilities.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, vendors, 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:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
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 and  a Class ‘B’ CDL with tanker endorsement within six months of hire.

Rev 12/14