Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 27, 2023
The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department, now also known as
Raleigh Water, provides water and sanitary sewer services to about
198,000 metered customers and a service population of about 600,000
people in Raleigh, Garner, Wake Forest, Rolesville, Knightdale,
Wendell, and Zebulon areas. Our mission is to provide safe,
sustainable water services for our customers while protecting
public health and contributing to the economic, environmental, and
social vitality of our communities.
Our Water Distribution division is looking for a Maintenance
Technicianto join our team. Maintenance Technician are devoted to
providing repairs, preventive maintenance, utility locating, and
does investigations within our water system. Maintenance Technician
also performs maintenance and equipment operation for the City's
distribution system by performing skilled activities in support of
maintaining, replacing, and repairing water assets (i.e., services,
mains, and fire hydrants, etc.).
The benefits of being a Raleigh Water Maintenance Technician:
- Qualifying Maintenance Technician are eligible for training
certifications that provide stipends of additional 12.5% to base
- Education provided to learn Water Operator standards and earn
- Get your CDL! The City will provide CDL training and license
reimbursement upon passing the CDL exam.
- Employee paid insurance.
Maintenance Technicianwork a rotating after hours call. Pay for
being on call (standby) is 8 hours at regular pay. If called back
into work, employee is paid at the overtime rate as indicated by
Parking is free!
Duties and Responsibilities
- Install's, replaces, and repairs assets such as water services,
mains, fire hydrants, split services, sample stations, and auto
- Required to work after hours on an on-call rotating repair call
- Performs semi-skilled or skilled general maintenance supporting
City department(s) or maintenance function; selects proper
maintenance tools and equipment for tasks; performs work following
established safety policies and procedures and applicable codes and
- Collects, prepares, and enters system data; creates work
orders; logs work activities; update maps; enters account data;
compiles and prepares reports; maintains records, files, and
- May serve as lead worker by assigning work and monitoring work
- Monitors and ensures safe working conditions and environment;
identifies potential hazards and initiates or coordinates
corrective action to maintain safety; ensures availability,
maintenance and operability of safety and work-related equipment;
monitors processes and activities to assure quality.
- Responds to inquiries, complaints, issues, and information
requests from internal and external customers; addresses and
resolves problems and complaints; monitors compliance with
applicable regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
- Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as
assigned. Typical Qualifications
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED and two years of maintenance experience
related to assignment.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to
successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those
listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements
set forth in law or regulation.
- Valid North Carolina Class C Driver's License with a
satisfactory driving record, or the ability to obtain within 30
- Class A (CDL) Commercial Driver's License with a satisfactory
driving record, or the ability to obtain within 45 days. Additional
- Standard practices, methods, and materials of assigned
- Basic mathematical concepts.
- Basic filing and record-keeping principles.
- Occupational hazards and applicable safety principles and
- Uses and properties of supplies and equipment.
- Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations
(based on assignment).
- Customer service principles.
- Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.
- Modern office technologySkill In:
- Following directions and meeting standards.
- Providing attention to detail in assignments.
- Performing routine inspections to ensure safe operating
- Proofreading and error correction.
- Monitoring and maintaining required supplies, materials and
- Performing basic math calculations.
- Comprehending reference books and manuals.
- Operating assigned tools and equipment.ADA and Other
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling,
crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering,
grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive
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.
Work is performed in both the field and in an indoor office
environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions (such
as fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc.); moderate
exposure to environmental conditions (such as disruptive people,
imminent danger, or a threatening environment); and frequent
exposure to intense noise.
This job classification description is intended to be generic in
nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and
responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and
responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation
may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
When you join the City of Raleigh's work family as a full-time
employee, your benefits are an important part of your "total
rewards". Your benefits impact many aspects of your life including
your health, your finances, and the protection of your family. The
City provides a comprehensive benefits package as part of our total
rewards program to support you through important events in your
life, to enhance your life outside work, and to help you plan and
prepare for the future.
To find out about the City's benefits package, and other programs,
please visit our Employee Benefits page:
The City employs temporary and seasonal employees who generally are
scheduled to work on a short-term basis. However, if you are hired
as a temporary or seasonal employee, or as an intern, you are not
eligible for the City of Raleigh's benefits.
01 Please select your highest level of education completed.
- Some high school
- High school diploma (or GED)
- Some college
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- PhD or other professional degree
02 How much relevant or comparable work experience do you have in
- Less than 1 year
- 1 to less than 2 years
- 2 to less than 3 years
- 3 to less than 4 years
- 4 to less than 5 years
- 5 to less than 6 years
- 6 to less than 7 years
- 7 to less than 8 years
- 8 to less than 9 years
- 9 to less than 10 years
- 10 years or more
03 Do you have a valid North Carolina Driver's License Class C or
the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire?
04 Do you have a valid North Carolina Class A (CDL) Commercial
Driver's License or the ability to obtain within 45 days of hire?
* Required Question
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